Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Synopsys and Intel Collaborate to Enable 14-nm Tri-Gate Design

Synopsys announced SoC design tools for Intel's 14-nm Tri-Gate process technology for use by customers of Intel Custom Foundry.

The companies confirmed that Intel Custom Foundry 14-nm design platform supports Synopsys' Galaxy Design Platform tools and RTL-to-GDSII methodology, high-performance DesignWare Memory Compiler intellectual property (IP), and advanced interface IP.

"The combination of Intel's 14-nm Tri-Gate process technology and Synopsys tools, memory and interface IP enables designers to create industry-leading SoCs for their target markets," said Ali Farhang, vice president, Design and Enablement Services, Intel Custom Foundry. "By building on our successful collaboration on Intel's 22-nm design platform, we have been able to seamlessly extend the solution to our 14-nm process technology."