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Mar 27, 2014Renesas and Synopsys Expand Automotive Collaboration with VDK Support for Renesas' RH850/E1x MCU Series
Virtualizer Development Kit Speeds Software Development, Integration and Test of Powertrain Electronic Control Units Using RH850/E1x Series of MCUs

Mar 26, 2014Synopsys Collaborates with Industry Leaders to Publish Book on Advanced Software Development with Virtual Prototypes
Better Software. Faster! Book Shares Best Practices from More Than 10 Contributing Companies across Key Market Segments

Dec 16, 2013Synopsys Extends HAPS-70 Prototyping Family with New Solution Optimized for IP and Subsystems
HAPS Developer eXpress Solution with Pre-Integrated Hardware and Software Enables Fast Prototyping of Complex IP Systems

Nov 06, 2013Design & Reuse to Host TLMCentral Web Portal
Synopsys’ Transfer of TLMCentral to Design & Reuse IP Portal Enables Easy Search of More Than 1000 IP Models to Speed SoC Software Development

Oct 30, 2013Synopsys Extends Performance Exploration Solution for ARM AMBA 4 Interconnect-based Multicore SoCs
Platform Architect with New SystemC Model for ARM CoreLink NIC-400 Network Interconnect Enables Optimization of SoC Performance from among Thousands of Configurations

Sep 26, 2013Latest Synopsys Virtualizer Release Accelerates Creation and Deployment of VDKs for Software Development


Jul 09, 2013Fujitsu Laboratories Implements Custom Processor for 3G/LTE Modem with Synopsys’ Processor Designer
Custom DSP Reduces Power Consumption by 20 Percent Compared to Other Commercially-Available DSP IP

Apr 29, 2013Synopsys Announces Virtualizer Development Kit (VDK) for Freescale’s Qorivva MCU Family
New VDK Enables Automotive Suppliers and OEMs to Start Software Development Prior to ECU Board Availability

Apr 25, 2013Synopsys Unveils Embedded Vision Development System
Reduces Development Time for Power- and Performance-Optimized Application-Specific Processors from Months to Weeks

Feb 11, 2013Synopsys Signs Multiyear Collaboration Agreement with ARM for Early Software Development of ARMv8 Processors
New Virtualizer Development Kits for ARMv8 Processors Enable Early Software Development Up To One Year in Advance of Silicon

Nov 12, 2012New FPGA-Based Prototyping Solution Delivers Up To 3x System Performance Improvement
Synopsys' HAPS-70 Series' Scalable Architecture and Integrated Hardware/Software Prototyping Flow Accelerate Throughput While Increasing Prototyping Capacity to 144 Million ASIC Gates

Aug 01, 2012Synopsys Collaborates with Renesas to Advance Software Development Solutions for Automotive Applications
Joint Engineering Team Will Develop Virtual Prototypes to Speed Software Debug and System Testing for Renesas' RH850 Microcontroller-Based Designs

Jul 23, 2012Latest Synopsys Virtualizer Release Speeds Virtual Prototype Creation by Up to 3X
New Modeling Interface and Automation Features Increase Modeling Productivity to Enable Earlier Start of Software Development

Jun 26, 2012Synopsys' Virtualizer Speeds Software Development and Enhances Design Enablement for Systems Based on the Infineon AURIX Microcontroller Family
AURIX Virtual Prototype Enabled Automotive Software Developers to Start 12 Months Before Silicon Availability

Jun 04, 2012Synopsys Launches Industry's First Integrated Hybrid Prototyping Solution
Out-of-the-Box Solution Seamlessly Integrates Virtualizer™ Virtual Prototyping and HAPS® FPGA-Based Prototyping to Accelerate SoC Software and Hardware Development

Apr 25, 2012Synopsys Extends HAPS Debug Visibility by 100X
New HAPS Deep Trace Debug Dramatically Increases Signal Tracing Capacity in FPGA-Based Prototypes

Mar 21, 2012Synopsys Unveils Virtualizer Development Kits to Accelerate Software Development for ARM big.LITTLE Processing
VDK Family Delivers Fast Software Bring-Up and Better Debug Control for Quad-Core ARM® Cortex™-A15 MPCore™ Processor and ARM big.LITTLE™ Processing-Based Designs

Feb 15, 2012Synopsys and Arteris Enable Earlier Multicore SoC Architecture Optimization with Faster Turnaround Times
Collaboration Delivers Realistic Multicore System Simulation Using Transaction-Level Models of FlexNoC Interconnect with Platform Architect

Jan 25, 2012Yamaha Standardizes on Synopsys' Processor Designer after Cutting DSP Development Time in Half
Processor Designer Doubles Functionality for XMP-1 Sound Generator Device while Reducing Development Cost

Nov 16, 2011Latest Synopsys FPGA-Based Prototyping Tool Releases Improve Speed and Turnaround Time
Latest Releases of Certify and Identify Software Improve Prototype Performance and Accelerate Debug

Oct 12, 2011Altera Embeds Synopsys' Virtual Prototyping Technology in New ARM-based SoC FPGA Offering
Synopsys announced the use of its comprehensive and proven Virtual Prototyping Solution in Altera Corporation's (Nasdaq: ALTR) newly announced SoC FPGA Virtual Target software development platform. The Virtual Target enables engineers to begin writing software for systems based on Altera's SoC FPGAs months before hardware availability, reducing development time and costs. Altera chose to leverage Synopsys' Virtual Prototyping Solution due to its comprehensive and proven technology, highly productive debugging and analysis tools for multicore platforms and broad model portfolio, which includes transaction-level models of the ARM® Cortex™-A9 processor and Synopsys DesignWare® IP.

Sep 29, 2011First Industry-Wide Web Portal for Transaction-Level Model Access Welcomes Model Developers and Users
Synopsys announced the launch of TLMCentral (link TLMCentral to www.tlmcentral.com, if possible) the first industry-wide web portal for developers and users of transaction-level model (TLM) technology. TLMCentral aggregates information about free and commercial system-level models of common system-on-chip (SoC) components from leading semiconductor IP vendors, tool providers, service companies and universities. TLMCentral is an open portal that will ease and accelerate the development of virtual prototypes across the industry. It is available at no cost to users and providers of transaction-level models.

Sep 29, 2011ARM and Synopsys Sign ARM Cortex Processor Models Agreement
Synopsys and ARM® announced a licensing agreement enabling Synopsys to distribute ARM's Fast Models and create models of ARM Cortex Series processors.

Jul 20, 2011Ricoh Adopts Synopsys' Processor Designer to Accelerate Custom DSP Design
DSP Development Time Cut in Half While Meeting Performance Goals




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