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posted in October 2001
TSMC says 0.13-micron 'calibration platform' works with multiple design tools
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10/24/2001   Post a comment
HSINCHU, Taiwan -- Silicon foundry supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (TSMC) today announced development of a unique interconnect calibration platform, which can be used by chip engineers to speed the validation of new designs for 0.13-micron processes.
Assembly line tool revamp to speed up production moves
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10/17/2001   Post a comment
Tecnomatix Technologies has revamped its tools for planning electronics assembly line processes to let OEMs speed up the process of moving production between contract manufacturers.
Adaptive Silicon rolls out enhanced software for embedding programmable logic in ICs
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10/15/2001   Post a comment
LOS GATOS, Calif. -- In a move to expand and secure its role as a supplier of embedded programmable logic technology for chip designs, Adaptive Silicon Inc. today announced an enhanced version of its development software, which includes a new graphical user interface, integrated synthesis and rule-checking analysis tools to accelerate the introduction of new ICs.
EDA second-quarter growth stays flat
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10/11/2001   Post a comment
The EDA industry eked out 1 percent total revenue growth in the second quarter, according to an analyst's summary from the EDA Consortium's Market Statistics Survey group.
Mentor expects to beat earnings consensus despite drop in Q3 revenues
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10/9/2001   Post a comment
WILSONVILLE, Ore.--Mentor Graphics Corp. here said it expects to report a 13% sequential drop in revenues for the third quarter and sharply lower profits compared to Q2. The supplier of design automation software estimated Q3 revenues at $130 million compared to $149.5 million in the second quarter.
Atmel offers scalable transistor modeling tool for SiGe processes
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10/8/2001   Post a comment
HEILBRONN, Germany -- Atmel Corp.'s European operation here today said it was introducing a revolutionary design tool to allow fabless semiconductor suppliers and other companies to more accurately model high-current devices for silicon-germanium (SiGe) processes.
Test masks show diagonal IC interconnects feasible with existing tools, says group
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10/8/2001   Post a comment
SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- DuPont Photomasks Inc. along with photomask-software supplier Numerical Technologies Inc. and IC-layout tool supplier Simplex Solutions Inc. today announced successful demonstrations of a new chip-interconnect concept that wires functions together diagonally instead of using traditional right-angle connections.
IKOS says sales grew sequentially, but expects to post loss in quarter
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10/2/2001   Post a comment
SAN JOSE--Design verification tool supplier IKOS Systems Inc. here today said it expects to report revenues of $12-to-$12.5 million in the company's fiscal fourth quarter, ended Sept. 30, compared to $11.1 million in the prior three-month period.


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