Tool will be sold, distributed and supported over the internet
Ghent, Belgium – December 11, 2009 – Sigasi, an EDA company focused on agile hardware design tools, today announced the first production release and pricing for Sigasi HDT, an Intelligent Development Environment (IDE) for VHDL.
Sigasi HDT Release 1.0 will be available on January 13, 2010. Pricing will be €499 for a oneyear single seat subscription license.
In the mean time, the tool continues to be available for free in the public beta program. Existing beta customers are offered a discount and will be upgraded automatically.
Sigasi HDT will be sold, distributed and supported over the internet, using the same infrastructure that has been employed since May 2009 for the public beta program.
"Our public beta program has been very well received", said Hendrik Eeckhaut, Sigasi's CTO. "We have implemented many new features in response to customer suggestions. Moreover, we now have a proven internet infrastructure to distribute and support our tool."
"Sigasi HDT is truly an agile EDA tool, both in its functionality as in the way we develop and distribute it", said Philippe Faes, Sigasi's CEO. "Our customers applaud the intuitiveness it brings to their design process, and our super-fast development and response cycle."
About Sigasi HDT
Sigasi HDT (Hardware Development Toolkit) is built upon the widely accepted Eclipse platform and contains an ultra-fast VHDL parser and compiler. As a result, the tool fully understands a design in terms of VHDL concepts. Sigasi HDT drastically increases the productivity of VHDL designers by helping them to write, review and reuse their designs in an intuitive way.
Sigasi is an Electronic Design Automation (EDA) company that focuses on the development of agile hardware design tools. The company is headquartered in Ghent, Belgium. For further information, please visit http://www.sigasi.com.