SOURCE: Forte Design Systems

May 31, 2013 11:00 ET

Forte Design Systems, CircuitSutra Partner on Design Services, IP Co-Development

CircuitSutra to Support Growing SoC Market in India With Forte's SystemC-Based High-Level Synthesis Software

SAN JOSE, CA and NOIDA, INDIA--(Marketwired - May 31, 2013) - Forte Design Systems™ (www.ForteDS.com), the #1 provider of software to enable design at a higher level of abstraction, and CircuitSutra (www.circuitsutra.com) announced today they will partner to provide design services throughout India to support the growing system-on-chip (SoC) market.

As part of the agreement, Forte and CircuitSutra, an Electronics System Level (ESL) design intellectual property (IP) and services company, will co-develop ARM® AMBA® AXI™ and OCP-IP™ models compatible with Forte's Cynthesizer™ SystemC high-level synthesis (HLS). They will work together to deliver onsite consulting and training for Cynthesizer users in India.

"CircuitSutra's mission to help semiconductor companies and the electronics systems companies adopt SystemC-based ESL methodologies neatly corresponds to Forte's," remarks Brett Cline, Forte's vice president of marketing and sales. "India offers tremendous opportunity to expand SystemC HLS usage and we believe CircuitSutra will play a big role in this effort."

Adds Umesh Sisodia, chief executive officer of CircuitSutra: "Forte's continued focus on SystemC-based HLS is impressive, as is its commitment to support and service. We take pleasure in having the opportunity to work with Forte. The ESL IP that we will co-develop will help the mutual customers to quick start their HLS based design projects."

Forte will demonstrate Cynthesizer 5, the next-generation of SystemC high-level synthesis for SystemC high-level design and verification, and SystemC IP development during the 50th Design Automation Conference (DAC) in Booth #1547. DAC will be held Monday, June 3, through Wednesday, June 5, from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. daily the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas.

About Forte Design Systems
Forte Design Systems™ is the #1 provider of electronic system-level (ESL) synthesis software, confirmed by Gary Smith EDA, provider of market intelligence for the global Electronic Design Automation (EDA) market. Forte's software enables design at a higher level of abstraction and improves design results. Its innovative synthesis technologies and intellectual property offerings allow design teams creating complex electronic chips and systems to reduce their overall design and verification time. More than half of the top 20 worldwide semiconductor companies use Forte's products in production today for ASIC, SoC and FPGA design. Forte is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with additional offices in England, Japan, Korea and the United States. For more information, visit www.ForteDS.com.

Forte Design Systems and Cynthesizer are registered trademarks for Forte Design Systems. Forte acknowledges trademarks or registered trademarks of other organizations for their respective products and services.

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Brett Cline
    Forte Design Systems
    (978) 206-1855
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    Nanette Collins
    Public Relations for Forte Design Systems
    (617) 437-1822
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