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AI Requires a New Approach to Low Power Design

By Godwin Maben, Low Power Architect and Scientist for Synopsys Design Group

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Posted in Artificial Intelligence, EDA


Top 5 Moments from SEMICON West and DAC 2020

By Editorial Team

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Posted in Artificial Intelligence, EDA, TCAD


Chip Design Symbiosis: Leveraging AI to Design Better Chips

By Stelios Diamantidis, Director, AI Products, Design Group

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Posted in Artificial Intelligence, EDA


How COVID-19 is Increasing Demand for High Performance Computing

By Scott Knowlton, Director, Strategy & Solutions, Synopsys Solutions Group

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Posted in EDA, HPC, IP


Video: Moore’s Law Gets A Vitality Infusion

Synopsys Chairman and co-CEO Aart de Geus discusses how 3DIC technology is infusing vitality into Moore’s Law, driving innovation for the semiconductor industry.

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Posted in Artificial Intelligence, EDA, Internet of Things


Synopsys Brings a Secure Silicon Mentality to Chipset Design in DARPA’s AISS Program

Synopsys joins DARPA’s AISS program as a chip design contractor, developing security-aware EDA tools to accelerate time to market in the chipset design process.

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Posted in Aerospace and Defense, Artificial Intelligence, EDA, Internet of Things, IP, Robotics


Harnessing the Power of Women in Tech: a USA Today Feature

Women play vital roles in developing the tools that engineers around the world use to design smart chips and develop secure code for the amazing devices that are changing the way we work and play. USA Today recently featured three Synopsys engineers, who reflect on their experiences as women in tech and offer advice on carving out success in a male-dominated field.

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Posted in Application Security, Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Cryptography, EDA, Healthcare, Internet of Things, IP, Machine Learning, Malware, Optical Design, Privacy, Quantum Computing, Robotics, Security, Superconducting Electronics, TCAD


Challenges Remain for AI

In the movies, artificial intelligence (AI) is often represented as an android, a human-like robot. In reality, AI will be mostly in the background, anticipating our needs based on prior experience in terms of autonomous driving, healthcare, even financial services.

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Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, EDA


Synopsys Awarded Multi-Year IARPA SuperTools Contract

On Wednesday, Synopsys announced a multi-year research and development contract with the U.S. Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) to advance EDA tool flows for Superconducting Electronics (SCE). Synopsys will collaborate with experts in the field of SCE as part of the IARPA SuperTools Program to develop a comprehensive set of tools that increase the scale, efficiency, and manufacturability of these designs. SCE has the potential to propel the electronics industry beyond CMOS, enabling a major leap in processing speeds and power efficiency.

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Posted in EDA, Quantum Computing, Superconducting Electronics, TCAD