eMemory Technology Selects Berkeley Design Automation Analog FastSPICE™ Platform for Embedded Non-Volatile Memory

  eMemory Technology Selects Berkeley Design Automation Analog FastSPICE™
  Platform for Embedded Non-Volatile Memory

    Delivers Nanometer SPICE Accuracy for 28nm EEPROM and Flash IP for SoC

Business Wire

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- June 18, 2013

Berkeley Design Automation, Inc., provider of the world’s fastest nanometer
circuit verification, today announced that eMemory Technology, a leader in
embedded non-volatile memory silicon IP, has selected the company’s Analog
FastSPICE (AFS) Platform for block-level characterization, and full-circuit
verification of its embedded non-volatile memory products for SoCs in
wireless, consumer, industrial, and automotive applications.

“We have stringent verification requirements for our NeoEE product, a true
rewritable memory technology implemented in CMOS with up to 100K program/erase
cycles,” said C.Y. Lin, Vice President, R&D, eMemory Technology. “We selected
the AFS Platform because it delivers nanometer SPICE accuracy significantly
faster than traditional SPICE simulators to verify and characterize our 28nm
CMOS embedded non-volatile memory IP for PMICs, MCUs, RFICs, and other SoCs.”

The Analog FastSPICE Platform provides the world’s fastest circuit
verification for nanometer analog, RF, mixed-signal, and custom digital
circuits. Foundry certified to 20nm, the AFS Platform delivers nanometer SPICE
accuracy 5x-10x faster on a single core and 2x-4x faster on multicore systems
versus any other simulator. For circuit characterization, the AFS Platform
includes the industry’s only comprehensive silicon-accurate device noise
analysis and delivers near-linear performance scaling with the number of
cores. For large circuits, it delivers >10M-element capacity, the fastest
near-SPICE-accurate simulation, and the fastest, most accurate mixed-signal
simulation. Available licenses include AFS circuit simulation, AFS Mega, AFS
Nano, AFS Transient Noise Analysis, AFS RF Analyses, AFS Co-Simulation, AFS
AMS, and ACE.

“We are delighted that eMemory has selected the AFS Platform for verification
and characterization of their embedded non-volatile memory products.” said
Ravi Subramanian, president and CEO of Berkeley Design Automation. “Developing
cost-effective and size-competitive embedded non-volatile memory is a
tremendous design challenge. eMemory’s selection validates the tremendous
value Berkeley Design Automation brings to semiconductor memory developers.”

About Berkeley Design Automation

Berkeley Design Automation, Inc. is the recognized leader in nanometer circuit
verification. The company combines the world’s fastest nanometer circuit
verification platform, Analog FastSPICE, with exceptional application
expertise to uniquely address nanometer circuit design challenges. More than
100 companies rely on Berkeley Design Automation to verify their
nanometer-scale circuits. Berkeley Design Automation was recognized as one of
the 500 fastest growing technology companies in North America by revenue in
2011 and again in 2012 by Deloitte. The company is privately held and backed
by Woodside Fund, Bessemer Venture Partners, Panasonic Corp., NTT Corp.,
IT-Farm, and MUFJ Capital. For more information, visit

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Design Automation, Inc. Berkeley Design and BDA are registered trademarks of
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