Cadence Receives TSMC Customers' Choice Award
Award Honors Cadence Paper on DRAM Interface IP and Technology
SAN JOSE, CA, Jan 24, 2013 (Menafn - MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Cadence Design Systems, Inc. CDNS, a leader in globalelectronic design innovation, received the "Customers' Choice Award"for its paper on DRAM Interface IP and technology at TSMC's recentOpen Innovation Platform(TM) Ecosystem Forum. The paper focused oncurrent and emerging trends in DRAM memories, and the technologiesrequired to enable them. The award marks the second straight yearattendees at the TSMC event selected Cadence for the honor.
In its paper, Cadence demonstrated advanced capabilities in the areasof 3D-IC, hybrid memory cube (HMC), wide I/O and other important DRAMdevelopments. The company highlighted its early development of testchips with TSMC for advanced process nodes and its early IP releasesfor the newest industry standards.
"The Customers' Choice Award acknowledges the value of thecontributions Cadence is making to bring new DRAM interfacetechnology to market faster," said Martin Lund, senior vicepresident, research and development, SoC Realization Group atCadence. "Working closely with TSMC and our customers, we havedeveloped the IP and technology that serves as a major enabler forearly customer adoption of advanced technology."
"Cadence is helping our customers bring their next-generationtechnology to market," said Suk Lee, TSMC senior director of DesignInfrastructure Marketing. "Innovation in important areas like memoryinterface IP can have a significant impact on our customers' success,and this award is a reflection of that."
A year earlier, attendees at the TSMC ecosystem forum recognizedCadence for its paper on using clock concurrent optimization toimprove power, performance and area on ARM A9 Cortex cores.
Cadence enables global electronic design innovation and plays anessential role in the creation of today's integrated circuits andelectronics. Customers use Cadence software, hardware, IP, andservices to design and verify advanced semiconductors, consumerelectronics, networking and telecommunications equipment, andcomputer systems. The company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif.,with sales offices, design centers, and research facilities aroundthe world to serve the global electronics industry. More informationabout the company, its products, and services is available atwww.cadence.com.
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