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Cadence Space-Based Router Wins 17th Annual EDN Innovation Award for Best IC Back-End and DFM Product

Award was presented by Maury Wright, Editorial Director (far left) and Alan Robinson, Group Publisher from EDN Worldwide (far right), accepted by Wilbur Luo, Product Marketing Group Director and Stan Chow, VP Research & Development from Cadence
Cadence Space-based Router was chosen by its peers and EDN area experts as the winner of the 17th Annual Innovation Award for IC Back-End and DFM Tools. Wilbur Luo, Product Marketing Group Director and Stan Chow, VP of Research and Development accepted the award for Cadence at a ceremony held April 2 in San Jose, CA. Earlier this year, Space-Based Router was a winner of IEC 2007 DesignVision Award

The EDN Innovation Awards carry special meaning due to the thorough process of selecting the finalists and determining the winners. Finalists are determined through a rigorous selection process by a panel of EDN technical editors. Winners are chosen by a combination of votes from the worldwide engineering community, the EDN Editorial Advisory Board, and EDN's editorial staff.

Winning the EDN Innovation Award and the IEC DesignVision Award highlights that Cadence has been and will continue to innovate and be a technology leader. We're very pleased that our customers and the industry recognize the Space-Based Router as a solution to the electrical and manufacturing interconnect challenges at 65, 45nm and below.Richard BrashearsCorporate Vice President, Manufacturing Models and ImplementationCadence Design Systems, Inc.

Space-Based Router is a gridless, space-based, full-chip and block routing convergence solution for advanced mixed-signal, analog and custom digital designs at 65, 45 nanometers and below. The router provides a hierarchical, constraint-driven, interactive/automatic design closure environment that addresses sophisticated DFM/DFY and electrical interconnect issues, maximizes productivity and improves quality of results.


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