Design Automation Conference 2018 Exhibitor Profiles

SAN FRANCISCO--()--The 55th Design Automation Conference takes place 24 – 28 June, 2018 at the Moscone West Center in San Francisco. Please note the following important information.

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Company: Agnisys Inc.
Booth: 1345

Agnisys Inc. is a leading supplier of Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software for solving complex design and verification problems for system development. Its products provide a common specification-driven development flow to describe registers and sequences for system-on-chip (SoC) and intellectual property (IP) enabling faster design, verification, firmware, and validation. Based on patented technology and intuitive user interfaces, its products increase productivity and efficiency while eliminating system design and verification errors.

Founded in 2007, Agnisys is based in Boston, Massachusetts, with R&D centers in the United States and India.
Company: Austemper Design Systems
Booth: 2456
Austemper’s comprehensive functional safety solution for mission-critical systems in automotive, industrial, medical and enterprise applications enables electronic hardware, integrated circuit (IC) or intellectual property (IP) designers to meet the challenges of functional safety. Its tools analyze designs for various hardware metrics, indicate reasons for the metrics, identify opportunities for enhancing the safety resilience of the design and demonstrate results via fault injection and simulation. As an integrated tool suite for functional safety, it addresses the entire design cycle from concept to certification. DAC demonstrations will highlight new capabilities to KaleidoScope to support analog design for full concurrent mixed-signal fault propagation.
Company: Baum Inc.
Booth: 2454

Baum’s PowerBaum, high-speed and accurate power modeling and analysis solutions, enables engineering groups to fully optimize the energy efficiency of their hardware designs. PowerBaum, Baum’s flagship product, addresses the three fundamental requirements of power analysis –– automatic power model generation, high-speed analysis and assurance of implementation accuracy across the entire development phase. PowerBaum generates power models by automatically learning and abstracting gate-level power behavior to achieve a high level of accuracy while running orders of magnitude faster than existing solutions in the market. The latest product version, to be showcased at DAC, includes links to hardware emulation to analyze and fix power “bugs” in realistic software scenarios.

Company: Blue Pearl Software, Inc.
Booth: 1457
The Blue Pearl Visual Verification™ Suite provides advanced static and formal linting, enhanced Clock Domain Crossing (CDC) analysis, debug, and automated SDC generation to accelerate RTL verification. The suite’s Management Dashboard provides progress reports and signoff statistics for audits and design reviews.
This year, all new for DAC, Blue Pearl is showcasing its new HDL Creator™ smart-editor. HDL Creator provides real-time syntax and style code checking inside an intuitive, easy-to-use full featured editor. Unlike standard editors, HDL Creator provides advanced real-time file analysis, including over 2000 real-time checks to find and fix issues as you code complex FPGAs, ASICs, IP and testbenches.
Company: Breker Verification Systems
Booth: 1419
Breker’s new Trek5 tool suite includes TrekSoC, TrekUVM, TrekSoC-Si and “Apps,” fully compliant with Accellera’s Portable Stimulus Specification (PSS) release 1.0. Trek5 leverages innovative testbench and test synthesis technology to accelerate and simplify complex test case generation for universal verification methodology (UVM) and system-on-chip (SoC) verification flows. Scenario modeling methods support PSS version 1.0 Domain Specific Language (DSL), C++ format and an extended native C++ mode. Model configuration capabilities with scenario path constraints provide high-level configurations of graph-based models, a hardware/software interface (HSI) layer and enhanced procedural modeling options. Trek5 offers Cache Coherency, Power Domain and ARMv8 Verification “TrekApps,” and integration with third-party simulators, emulators and debug environments.
Company: Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
Booth: 1308
Ticker Symbol & Exchange: NASDAQ: CDNS
Cadence enables electronic systems and semiconductor companies to create the innovative end products that are transforming the way people live, work and play. Cadence software, hardware and semiconductor IP are used by customers to deliver products to market faster. The company’s System Design Enablement strategy helps customers develop differentiated products—from chips to boards to systems—in mobile, consumer, cloud datacenter, automotive, aerospace, IoT, industrial and other market segments. Cadence is listed as one of Fortune Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For. Learn more at
Company: Design Infrastructure Alley’s Design-in-the-Cloud Pavilion
Booth: 1258
DAC’s new Design-on-Cloud Pavilion, sponsored by Google and Microsoft, will feature presentations from Design Infrastructure Alley exhibitors and invited companies during the three days of exhibits. The pavilion will include a host of talks from senior IT professionals and thought leaders about compute, licensing, storage, security and cloud challenges. Executives from companies providing goods and services that support the Design Infrastructure Alley will offer presentations on hardware, software and services. A series of discussions led by CAD and automation support professionals will offer a look at developing and managing automation and tooling to support design automation tools and flows.
Company: Electronic System Design (ESD) Alliance
Booth: 1234
The ESD Alliance serves as the central voice to communicate and promote the semiconductor design ecosystem’s value as a vital component of the global electronics industry. As an international association of companies providing goods and services throughout the semiconductor design ecosystem, it addresses technical, marketing, economic and legislative issues affecting the industry. Its latest newsletter will be available at its booth, offering information about its expanding role within the semiconductor industry along with updates on its charter, programs, initiatives and ongoing events. Member companies and companies interested in joining are invited to stop by to pick up this year’s giveaways.
Company: Mentor, a Siemens Business
Booth: 2621
Mentor, a Siemens business, is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services, and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor, and systems companies. Visit us at DAC and learn about emulation in the cloud, developments in automotive functional safety and more.
Company: OpenText
Booth: 1424
Ticker Symbol & Exchange: NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTEX
OpenText™ Connectivity products, formerly Hummingbird, provide fast, reliable access to a variety of enterprise applications, including host systems such as UNIX® and Linux®, Microsoft® Windows®, mainframes, network file systems and more.
At DAC San Francisco 2018, OpenText Connectivity is showcasing Exceed TurboX, a high performance remote access solution for graphically demanding EDA software solutions.
OpenText Exceed TurboX makes UNIX®, Linux and Windows® applications accessible through the web, so your business can empower its global workforce with a high-performance remote access solution. Exceed TurboX enables organizations to save costs by consolidating applications into the data center with minimal disruption to the business.
Company: Plunify
Booth: 2124
Software solutions from Plunify enable designers to meet FPGA design performance targets, shorten product time to market and reduce development costs with no disruption to existing workflows. It solves complex chip design timing and performance problems through machine learning techniques for communications, data center applications and applications such as high-end test and measurement equipment, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and high-frequency trading (HFT). Plunify’s portfolio includes EDAxtend chip design and InTime timing closure tools and InTime Service. The Plunify Cloud Platform offers abundant, affordable licensing and compute resources for FPGA designers to apply machine learning techniques with InTime to optimize their designs.
Company: RISC-V Foundation
Booth: 2638
RISC-V (pronounced “risk-five”) is a free and open ISA enabling a new era of processor innovation through open standard collaboration. Founded in 2015, the RISC-V Foundation comprises more than 100 member organizations building the first open, collaborative community of software and hardware innovators powering innovation at the edge forward. Born in academia and research, RISC-V ISA delivers a new level of free, extensible software and hardware freedom on architecture, paving the way for the next 50 years of computing design and innovation.
The RISC-V Foundation, a non-profit corporation controlled by its members, directs the future development and drives the adoption of the RISC-V ISA. Members of the RISC-V Foundation have access to and participate in the development of the RISC-V ISA specifications and related HW / SW ecosystem.
Company: Verific Design Automation
Booth: 2311
Verific’s will showcase “Verific with INVIO,” the full integration of INVIO with its flagship SystemVerilog, VHDL and UPF parser platform. INVIO, a collection of high-level Python APIs, enables Verific users to simplify and streamline their design environment, accelerating tool development. SystemVerilog- and VHDL-language agnostic INVIO offers a high level of abstraction that CAD support departments need for their SystemVerilog and VHDL flows. Verific’s parser platforms are used as the front-ends of choice in many electronic design automation (EDA) and field programmable gate array (FPGA) tools. Applications range from analysis, simulation, formal verification and synthesis to emulation and virtual prototyping, in-circuit debug and design for test.

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