Magma`s Fourth Annual MUSIC India User Conference to be held in Bangalore
Released on: January 16, 2008, 3:59 am
Press Release Author: Magma Design Automation
Press Release Summary: Magma Design Automation Inc., a provider of chip design software, announced that MUSIC India (Magma Users Summit on Integrated Circuits), will be held in Bangalore on January 22 and 23 at The Leela Palace. In its fourth year, MUSIC India program will feature 25 user papers, 2 user tutorials and informative R&D sessions that cover the entire RTL-to-GDSII flow, including automated full-chip floor planning, low-power, design for manufacturability and physical verification. A record number of paper proposals were received, reflecting the growing number of large, complex, high-performance 65- and 45-nanometer (nm) designs being done in India by Magma users.
Press Release Body: Bangalore, January 16, 2008 - Magma Design Automation Inc. (Nasdaq: LAVA), a provider of chip design software, today announced that MUSIC India (Magma Users Summit on Integrated Circuits), will be held in Bangalore on January 22 and 23 at The Leela Palace. Now in its fourth year, the expanded MUSIC India program will feature 25 user papers, 2 user tutorials and informative R&D sessions that cover the entire RTL-to-GDSII flow, including automated full-chip floor planning, low-power, design for manufacturability and physical verification. A record number of paper proposals were received, reflecting the growing number of large, complex, high-performance 65- and 45-nanometer (nm) designs being done in India by Magma users.
A platform that encourages the exchange of ideas and challenges faced in nanometer IC design, this year's MUSIC India will feature speakers from leading semiconductor companies. They will explain useful techniques that allow users to fully leverage Magma\'s automated and integrated implementation, sign-off, verification, circuit simulation and packaging software to address advanced nanometer design challenges to improve results, reduce power and increase productivity.
"Designers with experience in all aspects of IC design from world-leading semiconductor companies will be at MUSIC to share best practices, experiences, challenges, tips and tricks for working with Magma software," said Satya Gupta, vice president of Engineering at Open-Silicon Research and a Magma user. \"This event is a great opportunity for users to increase the technical knowledge they need to meet the requirements of today's advanced ICs."
"Magma's presence in India has grown significantly in recent years to support its growing customer base here. In fact, Magma is the only global EDA company with support and R&D offices in three cities in India," said Anand Anandkumar, managing director of Magma Design Automation Pvt. Ltd. "The incredible interest we've received for this year's event reflects the fact that a significant number of Indian designers are creating advanced designs using Magma software."
"Every year the quality and quantity of the papers submitted increases," said Atreya Nagraja, regional director of Magma India. "This year there will be high-quality papers on the entire suite of Magma software. Because it offers an unparalleled chance to learn, share and network, this is an event that Magma users should not miss."
An annual event held in key semiconductor hubs across the world, MUSIC provides a forum for Magma users to exchange ideas, discuss common problems and to explore solutions related to the design and manufacturing of integrated circuits, as well as offers users an opportunity to meet with Magma staff and product experts. The MUSIC program covers key elements of semiconductor design from system-level design to tape-out. The conference provides the users an opportunity to learn about the latest products, features and enhancements in the Magma software and to provide feedback for further development of Magma products. MUSIC-India is open to all Magma users. It will be held Jan 22-23 at The Leela Palace Kempinski, 23 Airport Road, Bangalore 560 008. To register please visit www.magma-da.com/MUSIC.
Magma\'s software for designing integrated circuits (ICs) is used to create complex, high-performance chips required in cellular telephones, electronic games, WiFi, MP3 players, DVD/digital video, networking, automotive electronics and other electronic applications. Magma\'s EDA software for IC implementation, analysis, physical verification, circuit simulation and characterization is recognized as embodying the best in semiconductor technology, enabling the world\'s top chip companies to \"Design Ahead of the Curve\"TM while reducing design time and costs. Magma is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with offices around the world. Magma\'s stock trades on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol LAVA. Visit Magma Design Automation on the Web at www.magma-da.com.
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