February 02, 2010 15:33 ET

IEC Applauds Winners of 2010 DesignVision Awards Today at DesignCon in Santa Clara

The International Engineering Consortium (IEC) Gave Tribute to the Top Electronic Design Innovations of the Year in Front of Hundreds of Industry Professionals at DesignCon 2010; the Conference and Exhibition Continues Through Thursday at the Santa Clara Convention Center

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - February 2, 2010) - The International Engineering Consortium (IEC) today announced the winners of the 2010 DesignVision Awards program celebrating the premier design tools and products judged as the most unique and beneficial to the semiconductor industry. IEC Executive Vice President Roger Plummer presented the DesignVision Awards live before the Tuesday Keynote Address.

"The DesignVision awards honor the companies and products that enable advancement in the semiconductor industry," commented Mr. Plummer. "We thank all participants of this year's DesignVision awards program and applaud the commitment and vision the winning advances represent."

The winners were chosen from among the 2010 finalists selected by a panel of judges comprised from members of the DesignCon 2010 Technical Program Committee. The committee consists of industry experts in the semiconductor and electronic design engineering community which develops the world-class educational program at DesignCon 2010.

The 2010 DesignVision winners include the following companies and products in their respective categories:

IC Design Tools

  --  Xilinx for the Xilinx ISE Design Suite 11

Design Verification Tools

  --  DFT Microsystems for the DV1600 SerDes Validation Tester

Interconnect Technologies and Components

  --  Samtec for the BullsEye

PCB Design Tools and Technologies

  --  Simberian Inc. for the Simbeor 2008.01

Semiconductor Components and ICs

  --  SiBEAM for SiBEAM's Second-Generation SB9220/SB9210 HRTX and
      SB9221/SB9211 WirelessHD HRRX Chipsets

Semiconductor IP

  --  Coreworks for the CWda60 -- Sideworks Dolby Digital Professional
      Encoder IP

System Modeling and Simulation Tools

  --  Mentor Graphics for the Hyperlynx PI

Test and Measurement Equipment

  --  LeCroy Corporation for the WaveMaster 830Zi

Attendees are invited to learn first-hand of the award-winning innovations this week at DesignCon 2010 and may gain entrance to the exhibition with any registration package available on site.

The following DesignVision Winners are represented on this year's exhibition floor: LeCroy Corporation, Mentor Graphics, Samtec, Simberian, and Xilinx.

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