SOURCE: Forte Design Systems

March 20, 2013 11:00 ET

MEDIA ALERT: Forte Design Systems to Demonstrate Design Flow Between Cynthesizer, Synopsys Implementation and Verification Solutions at SNUG Silicon Valley

Will Also Showcase Industry-Leading SystemC Synthesis, Intellectual Property, Design Services

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 20, 2013) -  SNUG Silicon Valley Designer Community Expo -- Booth 403

WHO: Forte Design Systems™ (, the #1 provider of SystemC synthesis products, enabling design at a higher level of abstraction and improving design results

WHAT: Will demonstrate the design flow between Cynthesizer™ SystemC high-level synthesis and Synopsys' logic synthesis and logic simulation products at the SNUG® (Synopsys Users Group) Silicon Valley Designer Community Expo Booth #403 in the System-level Design community, open to all registered attendees of SNUG Silicon Valley.

Cynthesizer's support for IEEE 1666™-2011 SystemC will be showcased. Forte will demonstrate its Interface Generator™ intellectual property (IP) creation tool and other new high-level synthesis features, and showcase its world-class floating point IP and design services.

WHEN: Monday, March 25, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.

WHERE: Santa Clara Convention Center, Hall B, in Santa Clara, Calif.

To learn more about Forte Design Systems and Cynthesizer, visit:

About SNUG
The Synopsys Users Group (SNUG) was established in 1991 to provide users of Synopsys design tools and technology with an open forum in which they could exchange ideas, discuss problems and explore solutions. SNUG has emerged as one of the largest communities of design engineers in the world, with 13 SNUG conferences worldwide drawing more than 9,000 Synopsys customers each year. Attendees represent the world's largest semiconductor design and manufacturing companies as well as many innovative start-ups. At the heart of each SNUG event is a technical conference focusing on real-world design challenges and featuring peer-reviewed user papers, along with presentations from top Synopsys technologists and industry experts.

The SNUG DCE is a unique networking event featuring Synopsys and its ecosystem partners from across the electronics industry. At SNUG DCE, Synopsys users can interact with exhibitors and see the latest design enablement solutions spanning seven Designer Communities: Compute and Design Infrastructure, Custom Design and AMS Verification, FPGA, IC Design, IC Verification, IP, and System-Level Design. The SNUG Silicon Valley website can be found at:

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

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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