Synopsys Work Flows Certified for Next-Generation Mobile and HPC Designs on TSMC N3E and N4P Processes

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 13, 2022 — Aiming to help customers optimize performance, power and area (PPA) for next-generation system-on-chips (SoCs) used in mobile and high-performance computing applications, Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced that TSMC has certified the Synopsys digital and custom design flows for its N3E and N4P process technologies. In addition, Synopsys’ leading Foundation IP […]

On the Front Lines of AI Automation: Life Sciences and Chip Design

Given the right task, AI-driven machines can be empowered with supercharged IQs that make the smartest humans look dumb, or at least inefficient.  As we watch advances made in task automation, we see it burgeoning into fields previously (last week) thought unimaginable. Two recent reports underline the trend. In one, Carnegie Mellon University is teaming […]

NEC Selects Synopsys ZeBu Server 4 Emulation Environment for Supercomputer Verification

Today Synopsys announced that NEC has selected Synopsys’ ZeBu Server 4 as its emulation solution for the verification of its SX-Aurora TSUBASA high-performance compute solution products. “Developing super computers requires running and analyzing many software applications on the new HPC architecture,” said Akio Ikeda, deputy general manager, AI Platform Division at NEC Corporation. “ZeBu Server 4 enabled execution of our HPC host software without modifications and running billions of software cycles prior to tapeout. We selected ZeBu Server 4 because of its superior performance and very fast bring-up time.”