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taped out

The completion of the design of a chip. The next stage is to put it into production. The term comes from the early days when designs were transferred to the fabricator via magnetic tape.
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today announced the successful tape-out of a broad portfolio of DesignWare Foundation and Interface PHY IP for TSMC's 7-nm process technology, including logic libraries, embedded memories, embedded test and repair, USB 3.
This early pathfinding work will provide valuable learning to enable physical design IP and methodologies in support of customers to tape-out 10FinFET designs as early as Q4 2015.
Mentor, a Siemens business, today announced a new integration with PhoeniX Software that reduces tape-out time for integrated photonics designers by enabling faster iterations between final sign-off verification and the design tool.
Samsung Foundry has certified the Calibre YieldEnhancer product and specifically its SmartFill and ECO/Timing-Aware Fill capabilities to help designers make multiple design changes and still comply with manufacturing planarity requirements and tape-out schedules.
Mutual ARM and TSMC silicon partners have also benefitted from early access to ARM Artisan physical IP and 16nm FinFET+ tape-outs of the Cortex-A72 processor, the high- performance processor powering many of today's best-selling primary compute devices.
They felt that in few months chip designers will be licensed to develop processors on ARM Cortex-A15 core and complete 28nm tape-outs at TSMC.
It supports the Linux platform, a significant extension of the AWR intelligent Net[TM] (iNet) technology to handle arbitrary layout geometries; automatic and "on the fly" connectivity extraction in layout; support for Verilog-A analog behavioral language; integration of an additional SPICE circuit simulator and electromagnetic (EM) simulators; and support for industry standard physical verification flow for final chip tape-outs.
s widely adopted SinglePass-SoC solution with more than 12,000 successful tape-outs to its credit.
Building on the earlier certification this year for TSMC's 7-nm process technology, the Synopsys Design Platform has been utilized extensively in multiple production tape-outs across wide-ranging market, including high-performance computing (HPC) and mobile.