Silvaco, Inc. and Avery Design Systems Partner to Deliver Complete CAN-FD Automotive and MIPI I3C IP and VIP Solutions

TEWKSBURY, Mass. & SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Avery Design Systems Inc., a leader in verification IP, today announced
its partnership with Silvaco, Inc. for distribution of Avery’s MIPI
I3C-Xactor VIP for sensor interfaces used in smartphones, IoT devices
and camera systems, and CAN-FD/LIN/FlexRay Xactor VIP for automotive
network applications. Silvaco performs comprehensive compliance
validation of its IP using the Avery test-suite to ensure the highest
quality for Silvaco customers.

We are pleased to partner with Avery Design to distribute their VIP
with our MIPI I3C sensor connectivity IP, and our CAN-FD/LIN/FlexRay
automotive networking IP to provide a complete functional and compliance
solution to our mutual customers,” said Jai Durgam VP and GM, IP
Business Unit of Silvaco, Inc. “Avery VIP has enhanced the quality of
our IP to be comprehensive and complete according to MIPI and ISO
standards, which is important for designers seeking proven solutions.”

Avery supports models and compliance test-suites for protocol validation
by chipset developers for MIPI I3C master/slave connectivity, and CAN
FD, LIN, FlexRay controller area networks. Key features include:

  • Complete set of models, protocol checkers, and compliance testsuites
    in 100% native SystemVerilog and UVM.
  • Tracker log monitors all levels and improves debug

Avery offers semiconductor companies and IP vendors an extensive VIP
portfolio including highly differentiated solutions for verification of
I3C/I2C/SMBus master and slave BFMs, and CAN/CAN-FD, LIN, FlexRay BFMs,”
said Chris Browy, Sr. VP of WW Sales/Marketing of Avery Design Systems.
With over 60+ standard protocols in our portfolio we additionally cover
those key VIP targeting automotive and industrial applications including
Ethernet, CSI, DSI, DisplayPort, HDMI, and LPDDR4.”

Visit with Avery at the Design and Verification Conference U.S. (DVCon)
February 25-27, 2019 at the DoubleTree Hotel, San Jose, CA.

About Avery Design Systems
Founded in 1999, Avery Design
Systems, Inc. enables system and SOC design teams to achieve dramatic
functional verification productivity improvements through the use of
formal analysis applications for gate-level X-pessimism verification and
real X root cause and sequential backtracing; and robust
core-through-chip-level Verification IP for PCI Express, CCIX, Gen-Z,
NVM Express, SATA, AHCI, SAS, eMMC, SD/SDIO, Ethernet, CAN FD, and
FlexRay standards. The company has established numerous Avery Design VIP
partner program affiliations with leading IP suppliers. More information
about the company may be found at

About Silvaco, Inc.
Silvaco is a leading EDA tools and
semiconductor IP provider used for process and device development for
advanced semiconductors, power IC, display and memory design. For over
30 years, Silvaco has enabled its customers to develop next generation
semiconductor products in the shortest time with reduced cost. We are a
technology company outpacing the EDA industry by delivering innovative
smart silicon solutions to meet the world’s ever-growing demand for
mobile intelligent computing. The company is headquartered in Santa
Clara, California and has a global presence with offices located in
North America, Europe, Japan and Asia. For more information, visit


Avery Design Systems
Chris Browy, 978-851-3627
[email protected]

Silvaco, Inc.
Thomas Blaesi
[email protected]

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