SANTA CLARA, USA: Berkeley Design Automation Inc., provider of the Analog FastSPICE unified circuit verification platform (AFS Platform), announced that SiliconFile Technologies Inc., a leading fabless provider of CMOS image sensors, has selected the AFS Platform for complex-block verification of its image sensor ICs for mobile imaging applications.
"We spend a significant amount of effort on block-level verification of our CMOS image sensors," said Do Yeong Lee, Chief Technology Officer at SiliconFile. "After extensive evaluation, we selected the Analog FastSPICE Platform for complex-block verification of our image sensors because it delivered nanometer SPICE accurate results 5x-10x faster than traditional SPICE simulators."
The Analog FastSPICE Platform is the industry's only unified circuit verification platform for analog, mixed-signal, and RF design. It always delivers nanometer SPICE accurate results, while providing 5x-20x higher performance than traditional SPICE, >10 million-element capacity, and the industry’s only comprehensive device noise analysis.
The AFS Platform is a single executable that uses advanced algorithms and numerical analysis to rapidly solve the full-circuit matrix and original device equations without any shortcuts. It includes licenses for AFS Nano SPICE simulation, AFS circuit simulation, AFS Co-Simulation, AFS Transient Noise Analysis, and AFS RF Analysis.
"We are very pleased that SiliconFile Technologies, a leading developer of CMOS image sensor ICs for mobile, videoconferencing, and surveillance applications, has selected the Analog FastSPICE Platform," said Ravi Subramanian, president and CEO of Berkeley Design Automation. "SiliconFile's selection validates, once again, that Berkeley Design Automation is an essential partner to leading edge companies in the mobile imaging revolution."