Electronics Production | October 24, 2006
Synplicity & Achronix Ink Agreement
Synplicity to Optimize Synplify Pro Synthesis Technology for Achronix Multi-GHz FPGAs.
Synplicity, Inc., a provider of software for the design and verification of semiconductors, and Achronix Semiconductor Corporation announced the two companies have signed a multi-year development and OEM agreement aimed at providing critical EDA technology for the Achronix multi-GHz FPGAs. Under the terms of the agreement, Synplicity will optimize its Synplify Pro FPGA synthesis tool for the Achronix devices, allowing both companies to tap the ultra high-performance market segment for programmable devices. As a result, designers can leverage the performance and quality of results offered by Synplicity's Synplify Pro software with Achronix's multi-GHz programmable devices, creating opportunities for new types of products that require high performance but have been unable to use FPGAs to date. With this announcement, Synplicity will optimize its Synplify Pro software for Achronix FPGAs. In 2007, Achronix will bundle the optimized version of Synplicity's Synplify Pro synthesis software into its Integrated Design Environment.
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