Thursday February 10, 2011, PT

Sensonix Adopts Incentia¡¦s DesignCraft Logic Synthesis Solution in its Mixed-signal Design Flow

Santa Clara, California, and Plymouth, Minnesota, USA ¡V February 10, 2011 ¡VIncentia Design Systems, Inc., a technology leader in timing analysis, logic synthesis, and design closure solutions, today announced that Sensonix, a fabless semiconductor manufacturer, has adopted Incentia¡¦s DesignCraft? logic synthesis software in its mixed-signal ASIC design flow. DesignCraft is a complete logic synthesis tool that optimizes for area, power, timing, and design-for-testability (DFT). It met Sensonix¡¦s requirements in reducing chip area and power consumption, fast turnaround, and ease of use.

¡§Sensonix is a fabless semiconductor manufacturer providing design, volume production, and supply chain management of analog and mixed-signal application specific integrated circuits (ASICs),¡¨ said Jim Riekels, Manager, ASIC/Contract Design. ¡§We have adopted the DesignCraft synthesis tool into our mixed-signal ASIC design flow and produced successful tape-outs. We were very impressed with DesignCraft capability in aggressive area and power reduction, fast turnaround, and the overall value of this tool, including the good support Incentia provides. We will continue to use DesignCraft in our future designs.¡¨

¡§We are delighted that Sensonix adopted our DesignCraft in its mixed-signal design flow,¡¨ said Ihao Chen, president and CEO of Incentia. ¡§Sensonix¡¦s satisfaction and tape-out success demonstrated our proven product quality and commitment to customers with the advanced logic synthesis technologies.¡¨

About Incentia
Incentia Design Systems, Inc. is a leading Electronic Design Automation (EDA) tools provider of advanced timing analysis, power & timing ECO, and logic synthesis software for multi-million-gate nanometer designs. Incentia¡¦s products are being used at leading semiconductor, fabless, and design service companies worldwide and have produced numerous successful tape-outs in different design application areas. Incentia has offices in Santa Clara, California and Hsinchu Science Park, Taiwan, and distributors in Japan, China, India, Korea, and Israel. For more information, please visit, email to or call 408-727-8988.

About Sensonix
Sensonix was founded in 2000. It provides engineering expertise in advanced microelectronics, ASIC and wireless product designs and fabrication, as well as comprehensive contract manufacturing services. Senonix is located in Plymouth, Minnesota. For more information about Sensonix, please visit

Press Contact:
Ihao Chen, Incentia Design Systems, Inc., 408-727-8988 X101,

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