SocionextAdopts DefactoSolution for RTL and Gate-level Design Analysis and Building

Grenoble, France, June 1st, 2015 --- Defacto Technologies S.A. today announced that Socionext Inc., a leading provider of System-on-Chip solutions, has adopted Defacto Technologies’ STAR RTL Design solution to provide unique RTL editing earlier in the design flow and very highly rapid gate-level design rearchitecturing, without requiring additional engineering resources. 

“We often need RTL and gate-level design change in order to integrate them on SoCs. However those changes could be not convenient for logic designer while doing functional design and verification.” said Akihiro Yoshitake, General Manager, SoC Design Division at Socionext. “We found Defacto’s STAR has rich and unique feature of APIs to analyze and build design quickly without being intrusive logic designers work. We will take advantage of the STAR RTL Design solution into our complex SoC design flow.”

“We are excited about our collaboration with Socionext. Their designs showcase the capabilities of -STAR RTL Design solution, especially when it comes to complex designs where our distinctive capabilities will help Socionext engineers redesign very complex designs either at RTL or gate-level with a high speedup”, said Chouki Aktouf, Founder & CEO of Defacto Technologies. Mr. Aktouf added, “New design and verifications possibilities are now open to Socionext designers. This will positively impact design quality and will help containing design cycles”

About Defacto Technologies

Defacto Technologies is a leading provider of Design solutions at both RTL and gate-level. Defacto solutions enable designers to achieve “Design closure at RTL by delivering a high quality suite of tools, which cover planning, analysis, insertion and debug needs. Defacto EDA tools STAR RTL Design is a suite of silicon proven and are daily helping major semiconductor companies to increase predictability by strengthening Design quality at RTL. Defacto is headquartered at 155/157 Cours Berriat,38028 Grenoble Cedex 1, France. For more information, visit us at

About Socionext
Socionext is a new, innovative enterprise that designs, develops and delivers System-on-Chip products to customers worldwide. The company is focused on imaging, networking and other dynamic technologies that drive today’s leading-edge applications. Socionext combines world-class expertise, experience, and an extensive IP portfolio to provide exceptional solutions and ensure a better quality of experience for customers. Founded in 2015, Socionext is headquartered in Yokohama, and has offices in Japan, Asia, United States and Europe to lead its product development and sales activities.ã��For more information, visit


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