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Tanner EDA at DAC 2012: New Products and Solutions for Analog Designers, Mixed-signal Designers, and MEMS Designers

MONROVIA, California – May 30, 2012 – Tanner EDA, the catalyst for innovation for the design, layout and verification of analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs) and MEMS devices, has announced two new products for DAC 2012 and will be offering a series of demonstrations for analog, mixed-signal and MEMS designers.

The new Tanner Analog FastSPICE  solution, an add-on to Tanner EDA’s front end and full flow analog/mixed-signal design suites, brings Berkeley Design Automations Analog FastSPICE platform to Tanner EDA customers, delivering foundry-certified nanometer SPICE accuracy at speeds 5x-10x faster than any other simulator on a single core and an additional 2x-4x performance uptick with multithreading. The HiPer Simulation A/MS solution, which offers T-Spice analog design capture and simulation together with Aldec’s Riviera-PRO™ mixed language digital simulator, allows both analog and digital designers to seamlessly resolve A/MS verification problems from one cohesive, integrated platform.

Live demonstrations and presentations at the Tanner EDA booth will include:

FOR ANALOG DESIGNERS:
HiPer Silicon Product Demo: Full-flow analog design suite - now including Open Access! (30 Mins)
HiPer Simulation AFS Demo: The latest front-end offering, from Tanner EDA and Berkeley Design Automation (30 Mins)
HiPer DevGen: An add-on tool that breaks through the analog design layout bottleneck, automatically generating differential pairs, current mirrors, resistor dividers and MOSFETs (30 Mins)
FOR MIXED SIGNAL DESIGNERS:
HiPer Simulation AMS Demo: Tanner’s latest analog/mixed-signal offering that bridges analog and digital verification by integrating T-SPICE with Aldec’s Riviera-PRO (30 Mins)
HiPer Silicon AMS Demo: A cohesive analog/mixed-signal flow that bridges analog and digital verification and adds synthesis, static timing and place & route (40 Mins)
FOR MEMS DESIGNERS:
L-Edit MEMS Designer Demo: Demonstrating how L-Edit combines with high-performance add-ins that include curve tools, DXF import/export and design rule checking (DRC) (30 Mins)
MEMS 3D Solid Modeler Demo: The latest offering from Tanner EDA & SoftMEMS that creates a 3D view of a MEMS device from a selected layout area and fabrication process description (30 Mins)
CORPORATE STRATEGY & TECHNOLOGY ROADMAPS:
PDKs: An essential element of analog design success (30 Mins)

Tanner EDA will be in Booth # 1126 at DAC 2012 in the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California, from June 4th to 6th.  Click here to reserve meeting or demonstration time.

About Tanner EDA

Tanner EDA provides a complete line of software solutions that drive innovation for the design, layout and verification of analog and mixed-signal (A/MS) integrated circuits (ICs) and MEMS. Customers are creating breakthrough applications in areas such as power management, displays and imaging, automotive, consumer electronics, life sciences, and RF devices. A low learning curve, high interoperability, and a powerful user interface improve design team productivity and enable a low total cost of ownership (TCO). Capability and performance are matched by low support requirements and high support capability as well as an ecosystem of partners that bring advanced capabilities to A/MS designs.

Founded in 1988, Tanner EDA solutions deliver just the right mixture of features, functionality and usability. The company has shipped over 33,000 licenses of its software to more than 5,000 customers in 67 countries.

HiPer Verify and HiPer Silicon are trademarks of Tanner Research, Inc. Analog FastSPICE, AFS Nano, and WaveCrave are trademarks of Berkeley Design Automation, Inc. Berkeley Design and BDA are registered trademarks of Berkeley Design Automation, Inc. Any other trademarks or trade names mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

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