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Design flows receive 'Fit for Purpose - TCL1' certification

Design flows receive 'Fit for Purpose - TCL1' certification
Cadence Design Systems has announced that it has achieved the industry’s first comprehensive 'Fit for Purpose - Tool Confidence Level 1 (TCL1)' certification from TÜV SÜD, enabling automotive semiconductor manufacturers, OEMs and component suppliers to meet stringent ISO 26262 automotive safety requirements. To achieve certification, Cadence provided its tool and flow documentation to TÜV SÜD for evaluation, and TÜV SÜD confirmed the Cadence flows are fit for use with ASIL A through ASIL D automotive design projects.
12th October 2017

IP portfolio for automotive design enablement platform

IP portfolio for automotive design enablement platform
A comprehensive automotive IP portfolio for the TSMC 16nm FinFET Compact (16FFC) automotive process technology has been delivered by Cadence Design Systems. This broad IP portfolio enables a host of applications ranging from in-vehicle infotainment, in-cabin electronics, vision subsystems, digital noise reduction and advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) subsystems and is registered in the TSMC9000A programme.
13th September 2017

Verification solution adopted for automotive IC development flow

Verification solution adopted for automotive IC development flow
Cadence Design Systems has announced that the Cadence Functional Safety Verification Solution was adopted by ROHM CO in its design flow for ISO 26262-compliant ICs and LSIs for the automotive market. The Cadence fault simulation technology and seamless reuse of functional and mixed-signal verification environments enables an ISO 26262-compliant development flow that can reduce the effort required to complete the safety verification process up to 50%.
20th July 2017

Collaboration accelerates development of automotive applications

Collaboration accelerates development of automotive applications
In order to port the AUTOSAR-compliant TOPPERS ATK2-SC1 (Toyohashi OPen Platform for Embedded Real-time Systems Automotive Kernel version-2 Scalability Class 1) to Cadence Tensilica processors and DSPs, Cadence Design Systems has collaborated with the embedded real time System Laboratory of Nagoya University. Nagoya University and Cadence jointly ported the ATK2-SC1 to the Tensilica processor platform, validating that it functions correctly and operates at competitive performance levels.
12th July 2017

Automotive IP and design solutions displayed at embedded world

At embedded world 2017, Cadence Design Systems will showcase its latest Tensilica DSPs and design tools targeted for automotive applications. The demonstrations will take place in Hall 4/4-116 at the Exhibition Centre in Nuremberg, Germany from March 14th-16th 2017, where the theme of the event is 'Automotive Electronics Redefined.' The Cadence automotive-themed demonstrations will highlight the following:
10th March 2017

PSpice integration with MATLAB and Simulink improves productivity

Cadence Design Systems has announced it has partnered with MathWorks to streamline system-level design and circuit-level implementation for mixed-signal internet of things (IoT) and automotive applications.
7th November 2016

IP solutions address requirements for ADAS

Cadence Design Systems has announced a broad portfolio of Cadence interface and Denali memory IP solutions for automotive applications supporting TSMC’s 16nm FinFET Compact (16FFC) process. By offering a wide array of IP using TSMC’s 16FFC process, Cadence is enabling automotive customers to accelerate time to market while gaining the benefits of TSMC’s most advanced process technology used in automotive applications.
23rd September 2016

Open standards to improve automotive Ethernet

Open standards to improve automotive Ethernet
A team at Cadence Design Systems take a closer look at the new open standards being developed to improve the reliability and redundancy of automotive Ethernet. Ethernet is the key technology to enable advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving, owing to its low cost, low weight, high data rate and non-proprietary nature. 
29th June 2016

Simulation tools adopted for automotive designs

Following an extensive evaluation process, Cypress Semiconductor has selected the full Cadence RTL-to-signoff digital design flow and complete Spectre circuit simulation platform for all of its 40nm automotive chip designs. The evaluation process gave Cypress the opportunity to dramatically improve its turnaround time and productivity with the Cadence solution when compared with its previous flow.
11th May 2016

Build the car of the future today at embedded world

At embedded world 2015, Cadence Design Systems will demonstrate its latest solutions for ADAS, infotainment, ECU design, automotive Ethernet, early software development and verification of embedded systems. In particular, the company will showcase its Tensilica infotainment solutions and Protium rapid prototyping platform, as well as functional safety and security verification, automotive Ethernet/ADAS, embedded system verification and debugging, and IC package and PCB design and analysis.
11th February 2015

Safety verification reduces ISO 26262 compliance preparation by 50%

Claimed to reduce the effort required by automotive designers to prepare for ISO 26262 compliance by up to 50%, Cadence Design Systems has introduced an automotive functional safety verification solution. The fault injection and safety verification technologies, which help automotive engineers automate ISO 26262 compliance for traceability, safety verification and tool confidence level, are an expansion to the company’s Incisive functional verification platform.
24th October 2014

Cadence and QNX Announce New Tensilica HiFi Audio/Voice DSP Application for In-Car Active Noise Control

Cadence Design Systems, Inc announced that QNX has ported its QNX Acoustics for Active Noise Control (ANC) software to the Cadence Tensilica HiFi Audio/Voice digital signal processing (DSP) core. The Tensilica HiFi Audio/Voice DSP from Cadence is available immediately. 
26th June 2014

CSR Selects Cadence Palladium XP Platform for Development of ARM-based Automotive Infotainment Systems

Cadence Design Systems Inc announced that CSR plc selected the Cadence Palladium XP verification computing platform for system and early firmware validation of ARM-based automotive infotainment systems-on-chip (SoCs). Using Palladium Hybrid technology, CSR experienced a 200X speed-up for OS bringup, which shaved months off the development cycle. 
19th June 2014

Cadence demo ADAS at embedded world 2014

At this year’s embedded world Exhibition & Conference, February 26-28, 2014, in Nuremberg, Germany, Cadence Design Systems will present Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) including augmented reality, a car simulator with attention assistance, a car simulator with adaptive cruise control, traffic sign recognition and automotive Ethernet.
13th February 2014

First IP core solution to offer DTS neural surround unveiled

First IP core solution to offer DTS neural surround unveiled
Cadence Design Systems is the first IP core supplier to offer DTS Neural Surround Support. DTS Neural Surround, combined with the Cadence Tensilica HiFi Audio/Voice DSPs, brings a home theater-like experience to automobiles and A/V receivers. This significantly enhances the sound quality of upmixing from compressed media file types such as MP3.
18th October 2013

Cadence Announces Availability of Industry’s First Design IP and Verification IP for Ethernet-based Automotive Connectivity

Cadence Announces Availability of Industry’s First Design IP and Verification IP for Ethernet-based Automotive Connectivity
Cadence Design Systems, Inc today announced the immediate availability of the industry’s first Automotive Ethernet Design IP and Verification IP (VIP) for the latest Automotive Ethernet Controllers. The standards-based Design IP and VIP support the latest Automotive Ethernet extensions as defined by the OPEN Alliance Special Interest Group (SIG). Together, both IP help speed today’s newest automotive requirements to market, including improvements to in-vehicle safety, comfort, and infotainment as well as reductions in network complexity and cabling costs. Implementation of these new capabilities is made faster and easier by the Cadence Media Access Controller (MAC) Design IP and VIP for Ethernet-based automotive connectivity.
27th November 2012

Denso Gains Significant Productivity and Quality-of-Results Advantages with Cadence Mixed-Signal, Low-Power Solutions

Cadence Design Systems, Inc announced today that automotive parts manufacturer Denso Corp. experienced significant quality and productivity improvements on a low-power mixed-signal IC design after switching to Cadence custom/analog and digital flows. After deploying the Cadence Encounter RTL-to-GDSII flow on the digital portion of the design, Denso reported a 10 percent reduction in area and a 20 percent reduction in power compared to previous vendor flows. On the analog part of the design, based on the results of multiple test data, Denso achieved a 30 percent improvement in productivity using the Cadence Virtuoso custom/analog flow (v6.1) and predicts the same improvement in actual designs. The result for Denso is a significant productivity and quality-of-results advantage.
29th August 2012

Cadence Thesis Contest for Automotive Embedded Systems

Cadence Thesis Contest for Automotive Embedded Systems
Cadence Design Systems announced the launch of a thesis contest for automotive embedded systems. The objective of the contest is to attract submissions of Diploma, Bachelor, and Master theses about best methodologies, flows, designs and tools for automotive embedded systems designs based on SystemC.
13th August 2012

Cadence Encounter Digital Technology Helps Renesas Gain Advantage in Design Power, Area and Productivity

Cadence Design Systems, Inc announced today that Renesas Electronics Corporation, significantly improved power, area and productivity by using Cadence Encounter digital technology to tape out its new generation of automotive 32-bit microcontrollers (MCU). These latest MCUs were designed specifically for integrating system control and network processing functions of car infotainment devices on one chip.
26th July 2012

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