Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) today announced that it has received four TSMC Partner of the Year awards at this yearâ€™s TSMC Open Innovation PlatformÂ® (OIP) Ecosystem Forum. Cadence was presented with awards for the joint development of the 5nm design infrastructure, the cloud-based TSMC OIP Virtual Design Environment (VDE), the Wafer-on-Wafer (WoW) design solution, and its TensilicaÂ® DSP IP.
These awards were given to Cadence based on the following work that has been delivered:
- 5nm design infrastructure: Cadence participated in an early, in-depth collaboration with TSMC on the design infrastructure development of this latest advanced-node technology for next-generation system-on-chip (SoC) designs.
- Cloud-based TSMC OIP VDE: Cadence was one of the first TSMC OIP Cloud Alliance partners and has collaborated with TSMC and mutual customers on successful tapeouts.
- WoW design solution: Cadence collaborated with TSMC on the development of a design solution and delivered a reference flow that includes implementation, electrical analysis and physical verification
- DSP IP: Cadence collaborated with TSMC on the delivery of CadenceÂ® Tensilica DSP IP, the most widely-used DSP IP in the TSMC portfolio, which mutual customers use to complete successful projects.
“Through our ongoing collaboration with TSMC, weâ€™ve jointly worked to stay in front of industry trends so that we can enable our mutual customers to consistently deliver successful designs through use of the latest technologies,â€ť said Dr. Chin-Chi Teng, senior vice president and general manager of the Digital & Signoff Group at Cadence. â€śThese awards from TSMC exemplify our ability to drive the industry forward with our innovations with 5nm, cloud, WoW, and DSP IP.â€ť
â€śOur ongoing, in-depth collaboration with Cadence provides our customers with confidence that they can use the latest technologies and tools to deliver new innovations in competitive market windows,â€ť said Suk Lee, senior director of the Design Infrastructure Marketing Division at TSMC. â€śWe look forward to continuing to partner together on creative new solutions that our mutual customers can use to establish leadership in their respective markets.â€ť