SpringSoft, Silicon Valley Technical Institute Bring Specialized EDA Tools to Chip Design Community
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SpringSoft, Silicon Valley Technical Institute Bring Specialized EDA Tools to Chip Design Community

Laker Custom IC Layout System Selected for Technical Training Programs

Hsinchu, Taiwan, November 10, 2008 — SpringSoft, Inc., a global supplier of specialized IC design software, today announced that the Silicon Valley Technical Institute (SVTI) has chosen SpringSoft’s Laker™ Custom Layout System for use in its technical training programs. The Laker layout system will help SVTI prepare future generations of chip designers to meet the complex challenges of implementing sophisticated semiconductor products.

"We selected the Laker Customer Layout System because it is best-in-class, and provides a production-proven EDA platform with which to train the design community. The Laker system’s automation technology, wealth of features and quality of results make it attractive for chip designers," said Dr. Ali Iranmanesh, SVTI founder and chairman. "Giving engineers hands-on experience with such advanced tools not only strengthens our technical curriculum, but makes it possible for us to produce the most highly motivated, well-prepared workforce."

"Community involvement is important to SpringSoft, and as a leader in the global EDA industry we actively reach out to support current and future generations of chip designers," said Scott Sandler, vice president of worldwide corporate marketing and president of SpringSoft USA. "SVTI provides a valuable service to Silicon Valley engineers and professionals, and we are pleased to have the opportunity to share with them our latest design technologies, best practices and expertise."

About Laker Custom Layout System
The Laker layout system offers the power of controllable automation and unmatched interoperability to achieve superior layout results with less effort for analog, mixed-signal, and custom digital designs. More than 300 companies worldwide, including 7 of the top 10 semiconductor companies, have adopted the Laker layout system for designs down to 45 nanometers. For more information about the Laker products, visit: http://www.springsoft.com/product/.

About Silicon Valley Technical Institute
Silicon Valley Technical Institute is a worldwide provider of training and research programs covering various aspects of electronic design, design automation, manufacturing, computer, communications engineering, and Internet technologies. SVTI corporate headquarter is located in 1762 Technology Drive, Suite 227, San Jose, California USA. Visit SVTI at: http://www.svtii.com/

About SpringSoft
SpringSoft, Inc. (TAIEX: 2473) is a global supplier of specialized automation technologies that accelerate engineers during the design, verification and debug of complex digital, analog and mixed-signal ICs, ASICs, microprocessors, and SoCs. Its award-winning product portfolio features the Novas Verification Enhancement and Laker Custom IC Design solutions used by more than 400 of today's leading IDM and fabless semiconductor companies, foundries, and electronic systems OEMs. Headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, and San Jose, California, SpringSoft is the largest company in Asia specializing in IC design software and a recognized industry leader in customer service with more than 400 employees located in multiple R&D sites and local support offices around the world. For more information, visit www.springsoft.com

For further information, contact:
Stacie Hsieh
SpringSoft, Inc.
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+ 886-3-5794567 x565

Rob van Blommestein
SpringSoft USA
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Laurie Stanley
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+ 1-978-834-6560


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