Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS)
Last closing price (Feb 27 4:00 EDT):
46.41 (-0.66%) ?
Synopsys, Inc. provides core electronic design automation (EDA) solutions primarily in the United States, Europe, Japan, and the rest of Asia Pacific. Its EDA solutions include Galaxy Design platform for use in the design of an integrated circuit (IC); Discovery Verification platform for use in the verification of an IC behavior; and FPGA design complex chips products that are customized or programmed to perform a specific function after they are manufactured. The company also provides manufacturing solutions comprising technology-CAD device and process simulation, Proteus OPC optical proximity correction, CATS mask data preparation, and Yield Explorer and Odyssey Yield Management solutions that enable semiconductor manufacturers to develop fabrication processes. In addition, it provides a range of DesignWare IP solutions consisting of solutions for interfaces, such as USB, PCI Express, DDR, Ethernet, SATA, and HDMI; analog IP for high-definition video, analog-to-digital data conversion, and audio; system-on-chip (SoC) infrastructure IP, including datapath IP, AMBA interconnect fabric and peripherals, and verification IP; logic libraries and embedded memories; and configurable processor cores. Further, the company offers system-level solutions, including Platform Architect that enables exploration of SoC architectural trade-offs; SPW and System Studio solutions for algorithm design; Processor Designer solutions for custom processor design; Synphony Model and C Compiler solutions for high-level synthesis; Virtualizer tool and transaction-level models, which enable the creation of virtual prototypes; and HAPS FPGA-based prototyping systems that integrate hardware and software tools with real-world interfaces to enable hardware-software integration and full system validation. Additionally, it provides consulting and design services for various phases of the SoC development process. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.
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