Milpitas, Calif. – February 10, 2014 – Sonics, Inc., the world’s foremost supplier of on-chip network (NoC) technologies and services, today announced it has joined the Electronic Design Automation Consortium (EDAC). In becoming a member of EDAC, Sonics will help the organization broaden its appeal to semiconductor intellectual property (IP) companies that make increasingly important contributions to the chip design ecosystem.
“EDA and semiconductor IP go hand-in-hand as enabling design technologies with complementary benefits,” said Grant Pierce, CEO of Sonics. “We are excited to be a new member of EDAC and plan to actively participate in the organization to bring a balanced perspective that reflects the changing electronics market place. The deeper relationships formed through EDAC participation will benefit Sonics and our customers.”
“The EDA Consortium is pleased to welcome Sonics, Inc., a leading provider of on-chip interconnect IP and related design tools, as a new member,” said Robert Gardner, Executive Director of EDAC. “Sonics provides highly configurable IP for complex systems-on-chip (SoC) designs that integrates within existing logical and physical EDA tool flows. Sonics’ extensive knowledge of semiconductor IP will help EDAC address issues facing this rapidly growing market.”
About The EDA Consortium
The EDA Consortium is the international association of companies that provide design tools and services that enable engineers to create the world’s electronic products used for communications, computer, space technology, medical, automotive, industrial equipment, and consumer electronics markets among others. For more information about the EDA Consortium, visit www.edac.org.
About Sonics, Inc.
Sonics, Inc., is a pioneer of on-chip network (NoC) technology and was the first company to develop and commercialize on-chip interconnect to accelerate volume production of complex, systems-on-chip (SoC) containing multiple processor cores since 1996. Sonics offers SoC designers a comprehensive portfolio of interconnect technologies that deliver the communication performance required by today’s most innovative consumer digital, communications, and information technology devices and electronic products. Sonic’s global customers have shipped more than two billion SoCs and the company holds more than 138 patent properties. Sonics is headquartered in Milpitas, Calif., for more information, please visit www.Sonicsinc.com.