MulticoreWare Inc. Becomes a Synopsys ARC Ecosystem Partner, Providing Optimization Techniques for DesignWare ARC EV Processors
SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#SoC–MulticoreWare joins the Synopsys DesignWare® ARC® Access Program as one of their trusted partners, offering model optimization techniques enabling DesignWare ARC processors to efficiently compute processor workloads.
MulticoreWare has developed neural network (NN) model optimization techniques that are included in Synopsys’ MetaWare EV Development Toolkit, targeting efficient neural network inference on the ARC EV family of processors. This covers aspects of compression and downsizing CNN models with very minimal loss in accuracy for Caffe and TensorFlow frameworks. MulticoreWare has also developed tools to automate the manual analysis and decision-making process to compress models using various optimization techniques to maintain the same quality and accuracy as compared to manual methods.
This collaboration between MulticoreWare and Synopsys will benefit customers looking to increase performance and reduce power consumption in a wide range of markets, including SoCs, IoT, digital home, mobile, automotive and more.
“MulticoreWare is a valued member of the Synopsys ARC Access Partner program and has developed model optimization techniques, like pruning and compression of CNN graphs, for DesignWare ARC EV Processors,” said John Koeter, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Strategy for IP, Synopsys. “By making their software expertise available to the Synopsys ARC ecosystem, MulticoreWare enables our customers to accelerate the development of high-performance ARC Processor-based embedded systems for a wide range of AI and machine learning applications.”
“MulticoreWare and Synopsys together can deliver tangible benefits for the ARC Processor family, thereby enabling rapid expansion and adoption in multiple markets,” said Soumendra Mohanty, Vice President of Worldwide Sales & Corporate Marketing, MulticoreWare. “Together with Synopsys we are thrilled to contribute to the ARC Processor IP portfolio to drive next-generation devices with specialized processing requirements.”
MulticoreWare delivers software IP Solutions and Engineering Services serving a wide group of customers with Compilers & Toolchains, Libraries for SDK, Video codec and AI analytics solutions using various vision & non-vision (Radar, LiDAR, IMU, GPS, etc.) sensors on various heterogenous computing platforms. Our solutions are used in Automotive (ADAS/AD), Surveillance, Defence, Medical Imaging, IoT, Retail, Logistics, Industrial, Robotics, Smart City. MulticoreWare’s industry-leading video codec products (x266™/x265/Ultraziq) have been deployed in live streaming or VOD services across many broadcast customers, www.multicorewareinc.com.
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