News

SimDE™ Release 201512 Build 721 (Hotfix) is available for download (2/13/2016)

All SimDE products are updated to Release 201512 Build 721. Customers can get it through Product Download page.

Bugfixs:

  • Spectre IBIS generation IT curves are incorrect in some cases.

Enhancements:

  • Added ENV SIMDE_SPE_STARTSKIP for skipping start glitch in Spectre simulations for Model extractions

 

SimDE™ Release 201512 Build 716 is available for download (1/4/2016)

All SimDE products are updated to Release 201512 Build 716. Customers can get it through Product Download page.

Changes:

  • Removed Version stream and only uses Release numbers for all SimDE products

Enhancements:

  • IBIS File Generation feature enhancement - Pin Edit/Add for Model Selector
  • Added C-comp magnitude re-order option
  • Warning for IV/VT mismatch > 15%.Selections for Stop or Continue.
  • Accept latest HSpice output syntax

Bugfixes:

  • Can't assign IBIS model outside project
  • Can't simulate assigned IBIS model (miss file name)
  • Ramp section exceeds 80 charactors when using V3.2
  • Series model not run in batch mode
  • Series model min/max lineup messed up
  • Diff_n VT Max curve abnormal when using initial delay trim
  • Wrong VT/IT length for trim/length control
  • IO/3-state Spice missing enable setting in validation
  • Wrong path when adding spice from local libraries

 

SimDE™ V4.4 Release 201504 Build 702 (Hot Fixes) is available for download (8/10/2015)

All SimDE product updates for V4.4 Release 201504 Build 702 (Hot Fixes) is available. Customers can get it through Product Download page.

Bugfixes:

  • Switched incorrectly for Max/Min corners in Series Model generation
  • Identical VDS series 4/5 data in Series Model generation

 

SimDE™ V4.4 Release 201504 Build 697 is available for download (5/7/2015)

All SimDE products are updated to V4.4 Release 201504 Build 697. Customers can get it through Product Download page.

Changes:

  • Controlled fonts for Linux version all dialogs and wizards

Enhancements:

  • Support IBIS Series_switch model extraction and validation functionalities
  • Use $LocalProject relative path for all files located inside Project folder for easy moving
  • Updated to ibischk6
  • Using scientific notation for all IBIS curve data points

Bugfixes:

  • Incorrect length calculation for initial delay trim function
  • Incorrect trim for total VT curve length 

 

IBIS Modeling Basic Training in San Jose is open for registration

We are starting to accept registration for IBIS Modeling Training on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 in Santa Clara/San Jose area.
 
This is a one day class for IBIS Modeling Basic trainings. 
Contents:
  • IBIS Model Basics
  • IBIS Model in SI Simulations
  • IBIS Model Extraction and Validation Techniques 
  • Labs for IBIS model extraction with SimDE tools (I/O, Open, Differential Pair, Series Switch, etc.)
Cost: $450/person, Material and Lunch are included. Linux or PC Laptop is required for the lab section.
Location: Within Santa Clara / San Jose area (TBD)
Instructor: Lance Wang, Vice Chair of IBIS Open Forum
 
Please send the Registration to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with following information:
Name: 
Company:
Email:
Phone:
 
Registration deadline is Dec. 31, 2014.

 

IO Methodology is attending DesignCon 2014 - BOOTH 749

DesignCon is a leading conference for engineers who work in the field of chips, boards and system design held January 28-30. We are exhibiting in booth 749.  Stop by and check out our SimDETM Model and EBConverterTM.  There is also a chance to win a $50.00 Amazon gift card!Design Con logo

SimDE™ V4.2 Release 201309 Build 616 is available for download (10/3/2013)

All SimDE products are updated to V4.2 Release 201309 Build 616. Customers can get it through Product Download page.

Changes:

  • Moved VT stimulus time step and stop setting into Preference dialog.
  • Added VT/IT curve length control. No control for time stop setting

Enhancements:

  • Added stimulus Rising/Falling edge control for VT/IT curve extraction
  • Added VT/IT length control
  • Added VT/IT maximum point number control

Bugfixes:

  • Dummy node caused validation error
  • WAVEFORM DPI/DAI value incorrect for certain cases

 

SimDE™ V4.0 Release 201210 Build 567 is available for download (10/29/2012)

All SimDE products are updated to V4.0 201210 Release 567. Customers can get it through Product Download page.

Changes:

  • no BASE license check for IBISValidator
  • renamed SignalMeth to SimDEWaveform

Enhancements:

  • Batch mode (Netlist generation) for separate process for bIBISGen
  • MODEL - IOM_HOME support
  • the netlists will be overwritten when using existing data for processing

Bugfixes:

  • Dummy node duplication error in IBIS Diff setting dialog
  • can not show spice file name in GUI for wrapped model - Windows OS only.

EBConverter V1.3™ Release 201210 Build 109 is available for download (10/19/2012)

EBConverter V1.3 Release 201210 Build 109 is released. Customers can get it through Product Download page.

Bugfixes:

  • Multi-selection terminator issue

Enhancements:

  • Added an option to have EBD file Pin List with/without RefDes pin list

IO Methodology Product Licensing System switched to FlexNet (FlexLM) (10/4/2012)

All IO Methodology products are a switched licensing system to FlexNet (FlexLM) from Reprise (RLM) starting from September 2012. The latest version (release 201208+) product upgrade is required to use FlexNet licensing system. The customers who are using RLM and their licenses aren't expired, will be able to continue using it for new release products until it's expired. You will only be offered to use FlexNet licensing system when renewing.

EBConverter V1.3™ is released (10/2/2012)

EBConverter V1.3 now supports Cadence PCB SI Detailed Closed Form Via Modeling for more accurate EBD conversions. See EBConverter product page for details.

SimDE™ MODEL V4.0 201208 is released (9/28/2012)

Added new separate process control features for IBIS Generation, IBIS Validation and Spice Macromodel Validation processes. It enables users to use script-kind operations with SimDE MODEL GUI configurations

SimDE™ MODEL V4.0 201206 is released (7/17/2012)

new frame work SimDE MODEL V4.0 201206 is released to the industry. It enables true-differential current-mode buffer extraction as well as IBIS 5.0 PDN features. The enhanced batch-mode and simulation only capabilities for large number of buffers in one project and simulation queue systems.

SimDE™ WAVEFORM V4.0 201202 is released (2/29/2012)

All new frame work with additional functionalities for this low cost but high performance multi-format waveform viewer and analyzer

SimDE™ MODEL V3.1 is released (9/20/2011)

This is the first modeling tool supports automated IBIS 5.0 PDN feature extractions

SimDE™ IBIS Validator is released

IBIS Validator is finally here and it is FREE! See IBIS Validator product page for details.

EBConverter V1.2™ is released

EBConverter V1.2 added more functionality to ease termination setup and verifications. See EBConverter product page for details.