MOUNTAIN VIEW, USA: Synopsys Inc. today announced that Realtek Semiconductor Corp., a leading provider of advanced IC products for communications network, computer peripheral and multimedia applications, has signed an expanded business agreement establishing Synopsys as its primary EDA partner.
Under the new multi-year agreement, Realtek has extended its use of Synopsys' Galaxy Implementation, Discovery Verification and Confirma Rapid Prototyping Platforms, as well as Synopsys' DesignWare IP and consulting services.
"By selecting Synopsys as our primary EDA partner, we are choosing more than tools, we are choosing a company that shares our commitment to creating differentiated system-on-chip solutions," said Alex Chiu, chief executive officer at Realtek.
"Through years of cooperation and expanded use of Synopsys technology, we have demonstrated success in our ability to design high performance, energy-efficient products in a cost-effective manner. Going forward, we will continue to take advantage of Synopsys' technical leadership and world-class support to drive enhancements in design efficiency and accelerate new product development."
"The rapid development and introduction of innovative chip-level solutions relies on expertise in multiple design domains and an understanding of the entire system, areas in which Realtek excels," said Chi-Foon Chan, president and chief operating officer at Synopsys.
"The breadth of Synopsys' portfolio complements the full range of Realtek's core competencies in digital design at both the chip and system levels, and serves as the cornerstone of our deepening partnership."