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Synopsys, Inc.

690 East Middlefield Road, Mountain View, CA, 94043, USA

  • 650-584-5000

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Synopsys, Inc.

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

ARC HS Processors come with nSIM instruction set simulator.

May 25, 2017

Available in ARC HS44, HS46, HS48, HS45D and HS47D models in single-, dual- and quad-core configurations, ARC HS Processors are suitable for SSDs, wireless baseband, home networking and automotive control applications. Delivering up to 6000 DMIPS per core at 2.5 GHz with 37 microwatts/MHz, processors come with high-speed 10-stage, dual-issue pipeline. HS4x processors use ARCv2 instruction-set... Read More


Multi-Protocol 25G PHY IP features decision feedback equalization bypass.

May 24, 2017

Supporting PCI Express® 4.0, 25G Ethernet, SATA and CCIX protocols, DesignWare Multi-Protocol 25G PHY IP comes with I/O supply under drive and programmable continuous calibration and adoption function. Featuring bit error rate circuitry for evaluating channel quality, clock multiplier unit and dual PLLs, 25G PHY IP is used for TSMC's 7-nm FinFET process. Unit can be integrated with... Read More


DesignWare®ARC Data Fusion IP Subsystem features MIPI I3C sensor interface.

April 27, 2017

Designed with ARC EM DSP processor such as EM5D, EM7D, EM9D or EM11D, tightly coupled memory and hardware accelerators, ARC Data Fusion IP Subsystem comes with pulse density modulation (PDM), I^2S and I3C interface peripherals. Featuring voice and speech functionalities, system is integrated with audio processing software library functions gain control, mixer and sample rate converter.... Read More

DesignWare ARC EM Safety Islands Processors can be configurable and extendable.

March 10, 2017

ARC EM Safety Islands Processors are available in EM4SI, EM6SI, EM5DSI and EM7DS models. Featuring self-checking safety monitor for lockstep operation, units are equipped with error correcting code logic. Embedded with programmable watchdog timer, processors come with hardware stack protection, microDMA controller and memory protection unit. Units can be operated in lockstep mode for ASIL D... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

DisplayPort 1.4 featuring DSC 1.2 with Verification IP.

December 10, 2016

Delivering advanced support for highest display resolutions, DisplayPort 1.4 features display stream compression that provides lossless low-latency algorithms, high resolution with color depths and low power consumption. Product uses Native System Verilog based architecture for designing display chips with maximum performance. Also features Verdi Protocol Analyzer debug solution, error... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Device Controller IP comply with DSI v1.2 and CSI-2 v1.2 specs.

July 25, 2016

Respectively supporting up to 8 and 4 lanes of operation, DesignWare® MIPI® CSI-2SM Device Controller IP and DesignWare MIPI DSISM Device Controller IP let designers implement required camera and display functionality in mobile, automotive, and IoT applications. Both device controllers, interoperable with DesignWare... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Test Pattern Generator cuts ATPG runtime from days to hours.

July 14, 2016

Built on test generation, fault simulation, and diagnosis engines that are extremely fast, TetraMAX® II ensures patterns are ready when early silicon samples are first available for testing. Pattern reduction enables designers to shorten time of testing, while memory efficiency enables utilization of all server cores regardless of design size. Reuse of design modeling and rule checking... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment, Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Embedded Vision Processors support 1080p to 4K resolutions.

June 2, 2016

Integrating 1, 2, and 4 vision CPU cores, respectively, DesignWare® EV61, EV62, and EV64 address high throughput applications such as ADAS, video surveillance, and virtual/augmented reality. Programmable convolution neural network engine, delivering scalable performance to 800 MACs/cycle and supporting image resolutions up to 4K, operates in parallel with CPUs for object detection, image... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Controller IP targets mobile, automotive, IoT applications.

April 29, 2016

Compliant with MIPI® CCI, I²C, and MIPI I³C specifications, DesignWare® MIPI I3CSM facilitates integration of multiple sensors into applications. Master and slave operating mode support enables systems with several ICs to connect to all sensors on one I³C bus, while in-band interrupts incorporated within 2-wire interface minimize pin count. Solution... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Verification IP targets enterprise storage systems.

February 3, 2016

Delivering comprehensive VIP solution for all SAS designs including 24G standard, Synopsys VC VIP for SAS enables system-on-chip teams to accelerate verification closure. Product uses SystemVerilog, UVM-compliant interface for integration into verification environments and for optimal performance. Synopsys VIP is capable of switching speed configurations dynamically at run time and includes... Read More


EDA Software designs photonic components and systems.

December 11, 2015

With RSoft™ Photonic System Design Suite v2015.12, design and fabrication of silicon photonics, photonic integrated circuits, and optical transceivers is accelerated. Suite includes OptSim™ DSP library, which supports transceiver design and bit-error-rate estimation. ModeSYS™ tool includes model that combines multiple CW signals at same wavelength into single spatial field profile. Software... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Processor Cores offer security package option.

November 9, 2015

Available for DesignWare® ARC® EM Processors, Enhanced Security Package option enables designers to create isolated, secure environment that protects systems and software from evolving security threats such as IP theft and remote attacks. Synopsys SecureShield™ technology provides support for separating secure and non-secure modes of operation and memory as part of trusted execution... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

FPGA-Based Prototyping System delivers 100 MHz max performance.

September 23, 2015

HAPS®-80 FPGA-Based Prototyping Systems deliver up to 100 MHz multi-FPGA performance and high-speed time-domain multiplexing (HSTDM) technology. Along with ProtoCompiler design automation and debug software, solution uses Xilinx Virtex UltraScale VU440 devices with 26-million-ASIC-gates capacity per FPGA; designs up to 1.6 billion ASIC gates are supported. Components accelerate software... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Digital Signal Processors support IoT applications.

September 17, 2015

Implementing enhanced version of ARCv2DSP instruction set architecture, DesignWare® ARC® EM9D and EM11D Processors combine RISC and DSP processing with support for XY memory system. Devices enable sustained throughput of one 32 x 32 MAC operation or two 16 x 16 MAC operations per clock cycle with minimal energy and area overhead. Processors also support full integer, fractional divide,... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

USB IP Solutions integrate Type-C functionality.

July 30, 2015

Based on DesignWare USB PHY architectures in 28 nm and 14/16 nm FinFET silicon, DesignWare® USB-C PHYs support USB Type-C™ (USB-C™) connectivity specification. Design reduces BOM by eliminating need for discrete multiplexers and crossbar switch components. While DesignWare USB-C 3.1 PHY offers 10 Gbps and 5 Gbps data transfer rates and consumes <55 mW power at 10 Gbps speeds, DesignWare... Read More


Illumination Design Software models freeform optics.

July 10, 2015

With Advanced Design Module, LightTools® v8.3 enables modeling of reflective and refractive freeform optics in both single-surface and segmented configurations for diverse set of illumination applications. Software also assists designers in modeling spatial temperature and power density variations in phosphor-based LEDs. API lets users develop custom volume scattering components, while Volume... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Power Controller/PHY IP Solution reduces mobile SoC energy draw.

May 27, 2015

Reducing active and standby power consumption for mobile SoCs, Synopsys DesignWare® IP for PCIe® 3.1 specification helps designers extend mobile device battery life. L1 sub-states and power gating techniques, including utilization of power switches, power islands, or retention cells, reduce standby power to <10 µW/lane. Supply under drive, transmitter design, and equalization bypass... Read More


Silicon-Proven IP offers 16 nm FinFET Plus processes.

April 16, 2015

DesignWare® PHY IP for TSMC's 16 nm FinFET Plus processes (16FF+GL and 16FF+LL) enables designers to accelerate development of SoCs that incorporate embedded memories and interface IP for USB 3.0/2.0 and HSIC; PCIe® 4.0/3.0/2.0; SATA 6G; HDMI 2.0; MIPI D-PHY; DDR4/3; and LPDDR4/3/2 protocols. Also available, DesignWare Logic Libraries for TSMC 16FF+ processes include 7.5-, 9-, and... Read More

Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Embedded Vision Processors are fully programmable, configurable.

April 8, 2015

DesignWare® EV52 and EV54 implement convolutional neural network (CNN) that can operate at >1,000 GOPS/W, accelerating accurate detection of such objects as faces, pedestrians, and hand gestures. To accelerate application software development, these vision processor IP cores are supported by software programming environment based on existing and emerging embedded vision standards.... Read More


Automotive Lighting Design Software offers photorealistic images.

April 8, 2015

LucidShape® v2.0 helps accelerate design development, verification, and delivery for automotive lighting engineers. By depicting all interactions between system geometry and light sources, included Visualize Module delivers high-speed photorealistic images of automotive lighting system's lit appearance. Other features include Ray Data Viewer that creates ray data source-based... Read More

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