SOURCE: CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS, INC.

Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

September 06, 2013 08:00 ET

Cadence Announces Industry's First Verification IP for HDMI 2.0

Support for New High Definition Video Format Enables Development of Next Generation TVs

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 6, 2013) - Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced the availability of the industry's first verification IP (VIP) supporting the new HDMI 2.0 specification. This VIP enables designers to quickly and thoroughly verify that their systems-on-chip (SoCs) conform to the HDMI 2.0 specification, accelerating ramp-up to mass production. The Cadence VIP for HDMI 2.0 supports all major logic simulators, verification languages, and methodologies including the Universal Verification Methodology (UVM).

"The HDMI 2.0 verification IP provided by Cadence enabled a small verification team to deliver reliable results within very tight schedule constraints. By reducing the effort required to develop a verification solution, our engineers were able to focus on other tasks crucial to project completion," said Larry Porter, verification manager, Display Products Division STMicroelectronics. "As a result, we were able to create the type of high-quality and reliable design expected by our customers."

"The introduction of the HDMI 2.0 Specification represents a major milestone for the HDMI Forum," said Robert Blanchard of Sony Corporation, president of the HDMI Forum. "Our members collaborated closely to take the highly successful HDMI Specification to the next level by expanding audio and video features for consumer electronics applications."

"HDMI 2.0 promises to deliver a whole new experience to the already discerning video audience," said Susan Peterson, group director of product marketing for VIP at Cadence. "Our customers now have immediate access to our latest VIP so they can create these exciting new products confidently and get them to store shelves quickly."

About Cadence

Cadence enables global electronic design innovation and plays an essential role in the creation of today's integrated circuits and electronics. Customers use Cadence software, hardware, IP, and services to design and verify advanced semiconductors, consumer electronics, networking and telecommunications equipment, and computer systems. The company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with sales offices, design centers, and research facilities around the world to serve the global electronics industry. More information about the company, its products, and services is available here.

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