Tensilica Becomes Member of Atrenta SpyLinks Partner Program

Atrenta® Inc. and Tensilica® Inc. announced that Tensilica has joined Atrenta’s SpyLinks[tm] partner program and has deployed Atrenta’s SpyGlass® suite to optimize synthesizability, power management, constraints management, design for test, and timing for new processor cores. “Atrenta’s SpyGlass is well respected for its ability to find critical problems very early in the design cycle,” stated Chris Jones, Tensilica’s director of industry alliances. “According to our engineers, the product suite provides high quality results and saves valuable design time.”

“IP providers are a key focus for Atrenta’s SpyLinks partner program. We see an increased demand for SpyGlass from IP providers to ensure the highest quality handoff to their customers,” stated Piyush Sancheti, Atrenta’s senior director of business development. “We welcome Tensilica to our partner program.”

Atrenta’s SpyLinks industry alliance program is focused on better integration of the various members of the semiconductor supply chain. SpyLinks leverages Atrenta’s industry standard SpyGlass product suite and the company’s emerging 1Team® product suite to provide comprehensive support for communication of design quality and design intent between these members. The ultimate goal of the program is to promote the benefits of Early Design Closure® throughout the semiconductor community.

Atrenta is the leading provider of Early Design Closure® solutions to radically improve design efficiency throughout the IC design flow. Customers benefit from Atrenta tools and methodologies to capture design intent, explore implementation alternatives, validate RTL and optimize designs early, before expensive and time-consuming detailed implementation. With over 140 customers, including the world’s top 10 semiconductor companies, Atrenta provides the most comprehensive solution in the industry for Early Design Closure.

Tensilica, Inc., is the recognized leader in customizable applications processors, DSPs and standard IP cores for audio, video, imaging, security, networking, and baseband signal processing. The automated design tools behind all of Tensilica’s customizable applications processor cores power top tier semiconductor companies, innovative start-ups, and system OEMs for high-volume products including mobile phones, consumer electronics devices (including portable media players, digital TV, and broadband set top boxes), computers, and storage, networking and communications equipment.

Atrenta, the Atrenta logo, SpyGlass, 1Team, and Early Design Closure are registered trademarks of Atrenta Inc. Tensilica and Xtensa are registered trademarks belonging to Tensilica Inc.