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2013-01-22 08:37:46

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: Synopsys contributes PyCell(TM) application programming interface (API) technology to the IPL Alliance, and will continue providing PyCell Studio at no charge Contribution provides an open and proven API for advanced-node interoperable PCells IPL Alliance Working Group will guide future enhancements of the PyCell API Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a global leader providing software, IP and services used to...

2013-01-07 08:35:41

MOUNTAN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Interoperable PDK Libraries (IPL) Alliance announced today that United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), a leading global semiconductor foundry in Taiwan, has joined the IPL Alliance, a standards organization whose charter is to establish an interoperable custom design ecosystem. The addition of UMC to the IPL Alliance member roster demonstrates the increasing semiconductor foundry support for interoperable process design kits (iPDKs)....

2012-10-10 07:32:28

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Interoperable PDK Libraries (IPL) Alliance announced today that Solido Design Automation Inc., an electronic design automation (EDA) software provider for variation-aware custom integrated circuit (IC) design, has joined the IPL Alliance, a standards organization whose charter is to establish an interoperable custom design ecosystem. Solido Design Automation plans to support IPL's Interoperable Analog Design Constraint Standard 1.1....

2012-07-30 14:21:29

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Ciranova, a privately held electronic design automation (EDA) company focused on delivering productivity improvements in custom IC design by reducing the time and effort needed to develop transistor-level layout on advanced nodes....

2012-06-04 02:29:57

MOUNTAN VIEW, Calif., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Interoperable PDK Libraries (IPL) Alliance today announced IPL 2.0, an updated release of the semiconductor industry's first open standard for interoperable Process Design Kits (iPDKs). The IPL 2.0 reference kit includes an iPDK developer's guide, a sample 40-nanometer (nm) reference iPDK, a reference design and a user guide. It is ready now for validation by IPL Alliance members. In related news, the IPL Alliance appointed Ed...

2012-05-14 02:32:46

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Interoperable PDK Libraries (IPL) Alliance announced today that X-FAB Silicon Foundries has joined the IPL Alliance, a standards organization whose charter is to establish an interoperable custom design ecosystem. X-FAB, the leading foundry group for analog/mixed-signal semiconductor applications, is making interoperable process design kits (iPDKs) available for its most popular foundry processes ranging from 0.6 to 0.13 micrometers....

2011-05-25 08:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Interoperable PDK Libraries (IPL) Alliance announced today that Dongbu HiTek, a specialty foundry in Korea, has joined the IPL Alliance, a standards organization whose charter is to establish an interoperable custom design ecosystem. Dongbu HiTek plans to develop its first interoperable PDK (iPDK) for its BCDMOS foundry process. The IPL Alliance, which includes major electronic design automation (EDA), semiconductor and foundry...

2010-10-19 08:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Interoperable PDK Libraries (IPL) Alliance announced today that STMicroelectronics has joined the Alliance as the first semiconductor board member. STMicroelectronics brings years of experience in multi-vendor analog/mixed-signal design flows to further the IPL Alliance's efforts in creating and promoting interoperable process design kit (iPDK) standards. The IPL Alliance is an industry-wide collaborative effort to develop an...

2010-06-10 08:00:00

SEOUL, South Korea, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MagnaChip Semiconductor Ltd., an Asia-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products, today announced that it now offers an enhanced process design kit (PDK) for 0.18um and 0.35um BCD (bipolar CMOS-DMOS) technology which has been receiving industry-wide attention. The latest PDK features major advancements from three key perspectives: user environment, PDK content and design support. More...

2010-06-07 03:30:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd. (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today extended its Open Innovation Platform(TM) with another focus on system-level design, analog/mixed-signal (AMS)/RF design and two-dimensional/three-dimensional integrated circuit (2-D/3-D IC) implementation. At the same time the company introduced the first three initiatives from the new focus. TSMC originally launched the Open Innovation Platform in 2008 as an...