Solido Design Releases Worldwide Variation-Aware Custom IC Design Survey Results

Variation-Aware Design Ranked Number One Custom IC Design Segment Needing Advancement

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 5, 2011 — (PRNewswire) — Solido Design Automation, Inc. today announced the availability of its " Variation-Aware Custom IC Design Report" covering the results of a 486 respondent survey of custom IC design professionals.

Solido's report can be read at: The report covers the following findings from its industry-wide September to November 2010 worldwide blind survey, along with a financial impact summary:

  1. User ranking of custom IC areas where technology advancement needed
  2. Driving reasons for designing for variation
  3. Variation impact on project deadlines, tapeouts, and engineering time
  4. Plans to implement variation-aware design tools in 2011
  5. Process nodes where variation design becomes important
  6. Financial impact

"Engineers and engineering management ranked variation-aware design as the number one custom IC design segment where technology advances are necessary," said Amit Gupta, President and CEO of Solido Design Automation. "This and other survey findings point to the growing number of companies incorporating variation as a core part of their design strategy."

About Solido Design Automation

Solido Design Automation, Inc. is a leading provider of variation-aware custom integrated circuit design software. Solido Variation Designer and application packages are used by custom IC designers spanning analog/RF, I/O, memory and standard cell digital library design teams, to improve design performance, parametric yield, and designer productivity. The privately held company is venture capital funded and has offices in the U.S.A., Canada, Japan and Europe. For further information, visit or call 306-382-4100.

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