Avant! Offers No Cost and Royalty Free Libra-Visa Libraries
FREMONT, Calif., May 1 -- Avant! Corporation announced today that it will offer customers Libra-Visa, the industry's first silicon-proven library without a license or royalty fee. For this promotion, when customers purchase key components of Avant! SinglePass tools, Avant! will provide not only a free Libra-Visa library but also waive foundry related royalty charges, making this the industry's only free commercial library offering.
Libra-Visa libraries are designed to foundry-specific SPICE models and design rules for silicon accuracy. They are optimized to provide superior performance and chip density within the Avant! SinglePass tool environment to guarantee timing and design closure. Libra-Visa libraries available for this offer include those for leading foundries.
``Avant! delivers world-class solutions for our customer's VDSM design challenges,'' stated Gerald C. Hsu, chairman, president and CEO of Avant! Corporation. ``Using our silicon validated Libra-Visa libraries with the Milkyway-based, SinglePass design solution creates the kind of time-to-market design implementation process our customers demand. Avant! is committed to be the best supplier for both tools and libraries to assure a successful, high-performance, high-density, integrated design implementation solution.''
Customers are encouraged to contact their local sales office for details on this offer.
Avant! (pronounced Ah VAHN tee) Corporation develops, markets, and supports integrated circuit (IC) design automation software solutions (from system definition to mask synthesis and manufacturing yield enhancements) for the rapid design of multimillion gate products including systems-on-chips (SoC). These ICs power the consumer electronics, internet infrastructure, wireless, telecommunications, and automotive products that enhance work and leisure time.
The Company is also the leading provider of physical foundation IP libraries for IC design and provides a full suite of software for integrated circuit design, process simulation, device modeling, and mask synthesis. Its Milkyway-based, SinglePass HDL-to-Silicon design software solution is built on unified supporting hierarchical design methodologies and incremental design changes to achieve rapid timing closure for its customers, improve their productivity and reduce their time-to-market. Avant!'s powerful suite of systems design tools include IC-package co-design and optimization, system-level electronic design and analysis, and mixed-signal and electro-mechanical system simulation.
The company is headquartered in Fremont, California, with sales offices worldwide. Telephone: 510-413-8000. Fax: 510-413-8080. Worldwide web: www.avanticorp.com.
NOTE: Avant!, Libra-Visa, and SinglePass are trademarks of Avant! Corporation. All other company and product names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners and should be treated as such.