BANGALORE, India SoftJin Infotech, an EDA services startup based here, has released a free suite of IC design layout data exchange libraries and tools targeting IC designers and EDA companies. They include a GDSII and OASIS reader, writers and GDSII-to-Oasis translator in the form of source code.
The suite, titled Anuvad (meaning "translation" in Sanskrit), includes one of the earliest available tools to handle the Oasis format and the only one available for free in source code format. It has the building blocks enabling early adopters to migrate to the Oasis format, said Nachiket Urdhwareshe, CEO, SoftJin Infotech Pvt. Ltd.
A suite of utilities developed using the GDSII and Oasis libraries was also released in source code form. Among them are a GDSII-to-Oasis converter, tested with layout data from several semiconductor companies.
The source code can be downloaded from SoftJin's Web site.