Mentor Graphics to Deliver Select EDA Technologies to Freescale Semiconductor

WILSONVILLE, Ore.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Aug. 14, 2006— Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT) will supply Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE:FSL) (NYSE:FSL.B) with select EDA technologies designed to enhance the manufacturability and testability of semiconductors.

Mentor plans to provide EDA tools in several focused areas of the nanometer chip design flow. The plan includes tools in the areas of Design for Test (DFT), physical verification and analysis, advanced Resolution Enhancement Technologies (RET) and post-tapeout Design for Manufacturing (DFM). The new arrangement expands on an existing collaboration in areas where Freescale and Mentor can develop methods to improve test and manufacturing capability.

"In the emerging area of DFM, Freescale continues to invest significantly in order to provide DFM capability at every phase of the chip design process -- from Architecture phase to Mask Preparation phase," said Ross Hirschi, Director of Methodologies and Flow Development at Freescale. "This helps to ensure that our chips are manufacturable by design. Mentor's solutions fit well in specific areas of Freescale's comprehensive DFM flow."

"Mentor is extremely pleased to enter into this agreement with Freescale, and will work closely with them on our common goal of achieving breakthroughs in semiconductor technologies," said Wally Rhines, Chief Executive Officer of Mentor Graphics Corporation.

About Mentor Graphics

Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT) is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world's most successful electronics and semiconductor companies. Established in 1981, the company reported revenues over the last 12 months of over $725 million and employs approximately 4,050 people worldwide. Corporate headquarters are located at 8005 S.W. Boeckman Road, Wilsonville, Oregon 97070-7777. World Wide Web site: http://www.mentor.com/.

Mentor Graphics is a registered trademark of Mentor Graphics Corporation. All other company or product names are the registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners.



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