In May 2019 Silvaco was awarded a patent for System and method for IP fingerprinting and IP DNA analysis. This patent reflects the unique technology inside the Xena® IP Management System from Silvaco.
What is IP fingerprinting? Fingerprinting allows the detection of individual IP in devices or SoCs. What's interesting about this is, unlike other methods like tagging, there's no modification of the IP or the IC design to support this, and there's no modification of the design flow. It works independently on top of the design data.
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