Synopsys signs multiyear collaboration agreement with ARM Synopsys announced the extension of its software development tools offering for ARM processor-based systems with the VDK Family for ARMv8 Processors. Synopsys VDKs are software development kits using virtual prototypes as the embedded target. Utilizing the VDK for ARMv8 processors, software teams can start development of software for ARMv8-based SoC (system-on-chip) designs up to 12 months prior to board availability, accelerating operating system bring-up as well as firmware, device driver and middleware development.
Synopsys' silicon-proven DesignWare HDMI IP receives HDMI 2.0 certification Synopsys' DesignWare HDMI 2.0 Transmitter and Receiver Controller and PHY IP have been certified by an HDMI authorized testing center. Synopsys' HDMI 2.0 IP with Elliptic Technologies' HDCP embedded security module also achieved HDCP 2.2 certification, enabling the highest content protection over the HDMI 2.0 interface for ultra-high definition multimedia system-on-chips.