Press Releases


Wed, Jul 15th, 2020

Siemens acquires Avatar, expands EDA footprint with innovative Place and Route technology

Acquisition expands Siemens' Xcelerator portfolio, enhancing current integrated circuit design offerings with pioneering place and route software
Avatar technology strengthens Siemens' leadership in Design to Silicon with place and route for advanced node design

Mon, May 18th, 2020

Avatar Integrated Systems Continues to Tackle Advanced Process Node Design Challenges with new Aprisa release

Avatar Integrated Systems today announced it has added significant new features to its Aprisa™ place and route solution with the recent 19.1 rel.3 version of the product.

Mon, Mar 25th, 2019

Avatar Integrated Systems Expands Executive Sales Team Worldwide

Avatar Integrated Systems, the leading provider of physical design implementation solutions, has appointed Dr. Edward Tsuei and Dr. Willis Chang to the executive management team.

Fri, Oct 12th, 2018

Avatar Integrated Systems Named Arm TechCon 2018 Innovation Award Finalist for Design Team of the Year

Avatar Integrated Systems, a leading provider of physical design implementation solutions today announced that its Aprisa and Apogee product design team was named a 2018 Arm TechCon Innovation Award finalist for design team of the year.

Wed, Oct 3rd, 2018

Avatar Introduces the Industry’s First Detailed-Route-Centric Physical Implementation Solution for Advanced Nodes Through 7nm Processes

With semiconductor technology moving at a rapid pace to advanced process nodes, Avatar Integrated Systems, a leading provider of physical design implementation solutions, has introduced new architecture to its Aprisa and Apogee solutions. The new release provides a breakthrough detailed-route-centric place-and-route architecture addressing the challenges facing designs at 16nm and below process nodes. 

Tue, Jun 26th, 2018

Electronics Weekly: Avatar planning tools are based around unified hierarchical database

The tools are built on ATopTech technologies which were the subject of a lawsuit brought by Synopsys. Following that, the tools were rebuilt, the command which had been the same as the Synopsys command was changed, explained Lily Cheng, manager of applications engineering, Avatar.