SUNNYVALE, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—June 19, 2007— VaST Systems and Infineon Technologies have reached an agreement that expands the use of VaST products and includes distribution of virtualized hardware to Infineon customers. The Wireless Business Unit has achieved substantial reductions in development time for leading edge products. VaST solutions are now being expanded to Infineon Automotive and Communication business units and their respective key customers.
"With embedded system hardware and software complexity growing at
exponential rates, it is imperative that Infineon delivers high
performance development solutions and products to enable end customer
success. VaST tools are production proven and play an increasingly
important role in architecture optimization, software development, and
system verification," said Dr. Christoph Kutter, Senior VP of Products
and Systems, Infineon Technologies.
"Infineon has pioneered the use of virtual prototyping technology
with the goal of providing virtualized hardware to their customers.
Now this virtualization across the supply-chain is a reality. We will
augment our strong partnership with Infineon to enable end-customer
success," said Alain Labat, CEO of VaST.
VaST Systems Technology Corporation solutions enable the creation
of a virtual system prototype -- a highly accurate software model of a
system that operates at near real-time speeds under actual software
loads. VaST's solutions are OSCI SystemC-compliant and are used for
architecture, hardware, and software design. VaST solutions
dramatically improve time to market and quality while reducing
development costs and risk.
Current customers include worldwide leaders in semiconductors,
automotive electronics, wireless devices, and consumer electronics.
VaST is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California with sales and support
offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.vastsystems.com.