MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—April 2, 2007— SpiceCheck, the latest tool in Sandwork's analysis verification and debugging (AVAD) suite for analog and mixed-signal designers, performs transistor-level design rule screening from static connectivity to post-layout signal integrity issues and allows integrated circuits (ICs) and systems on chip (SoCs) designers to perform comprehensive checks on traditionally difficult-to-find design problems. At Design Automation and Test in Europe (DATE) 2007, Sandwork will demonstrate SpiceCheck's latest functionalities, including support for Mentor Graphics' Eldo(TM) and Cadence Spectre(TM) netlist formats.
SpiceCheck is the only fully Tcl programmable netlist-driven
static rule checker that is also capable of dynamic waveform probing.
Today's low-power chips commonly involve multiple power domains that
present tremendous verification challenges for designers who must
adhere to complex design specifications. SpiceCheck helps designers to
ensure that electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection is properly
installed; that low-voltage devices are not present in high-voltage
rails; that no leakage devices appear at multi-rail interface blocks;
and, at the physical level, that no signal integrity problem remains
as a result of high parasitic resistance and capacitance.
"Sandwork now has reached 25 European customers," said Jack Yao,
president of Sandwork. "It was the feedback from these European
accounts that prompted us to focus in the design check area and to
continue enhancing the product to meet the growing challenges in the
mixed-signal design community."
For additional information, or a demonstration, please visit
Sandwork in Booth R46 at the DATE conference in Nice, France, from
April 17th to 19th, 2007.
About Sandwork Design
Sandwork Design, Inc. develops vendor-neutral analog and
mixed-signal analysis, verification and debugging (AVAD) solutions,
including transistor-level debugging and waveform analysis software
for complex mixed-signal semiconductors and systems on a chip (SoCs).
All products work with all industry-standard analog simulators and
simulation environments. Sandwork's products allow customers to
shorten design cycles and improve chip performance.
Headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., Sandwork is privately held
and has been profitable since 2001. Further information is available
at the company's website at www.sandwork.com.
WaveView Analyzer is a trademark of Sandwork Design, Inc. All
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