Leadtrend Adopts Silvaco Unlimited SmartSpice License
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Leadtrend Adopts Silvaco Unlimited SmartSpice License

SANTA CLARA, CA and HSINCHU, TAIWAN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- Dec 08, 2010 -- Leadtrend Technology Corp. (TSE: 3588), a leading Analog / Power Management IC design house based in Taiwan, has adopted Silvaco's Company Worldwide Unlimited License for SmartSpice and Verilog-A.

"We have been using Silvaco's SmartSpice for quite some time," said J.F. Chou, CAD Director of Leadtrend. "Silvaco's unlimited license will be a key factor in reducing our design cycle, increasing our design productivity, and reducing our EDA tool costs. We are happy to have Silvaco as our key EDA partner."

"I'm pleased with Leadtrend's adoption of our SmartSpice worldwide unlimited license," said Dr. Ivan Pesic, President and CEO of Silvaco. "This license will help Leadtrend to grow rapidly and we are happy to contribute to their growth."

Silvaco's Company Worldwide Unlimited License is unique and provides the solution to the problem of limited license availability. It was created in response to the increasing demand for a cost effective solution for EDA tools.

SmartSpice delivers the highest performance and accuracy required to design complex high precision analog circuits, analog mixed-signal circuits, analyze critical nets, and characterize cell libraries. SmartSpice is compatible with popular analog design flows and foundry-supplied device models.

The Verilog-A language, compiled or interpreted, when combined with SmartSpice provides circuit designers and model developers with an easy-to-use, comprehensive environment for the design and verification of complex analog and mixed-signal circuits and models.

About Silvaco, Inc.
Silvaco, Inc. is a leading provider of TCAD, circuit simulation, and IC CAD software tools. Silvaco's tools are used by fabs for developing semiconductor processes, and design houses for developing analog, mixed-signal, and RF integrated circuits. The company provides a complete PDK-based design flow with interfaces to third-party design platforms. Silvaco has a worldwide presence with local offices in all key industrial regions in the world.

About Leadtrend
Leadtrend Technology was founded in 2002 and is an IC fabless company in Hsinchu Science-Based Industrial Park. Leadtrend Technology specializes in high-performance power management IC. Leadtrend Technology's professional team is composed of highly experienced managers and designers. They are also one of the few IC Design Companies majoring in both AC/DC and DC/DC Converters in Taiwan.




Dr. Ivan Pesic
President and CEO
(408) 567-1000


J.F. Chou
CAD Director 
Tel 03-6118686 ext 8300