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ARM and Synopsys Feature Special Low Power Events at ARM Developers' Conference
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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.
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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --

  WHAT: Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor
  design software, and ARM [(LSE: ARM); (NASDAQ: ARMHY)] invite you to
  attend two special events at ARM Developers' Conference, October 2-4 at
  the Santa Clara Convention Center: a Low Power Industry Experts Panel and
  special evening reception with the Full Disclosure Blues Band.

  Low Power Panel: Shaken or Stirred by Low Power Design Challenges?
  Wednesday, October 3, 4:00 - 5:15pm

  Authors of the Low Power Methodology Manual (LPMM), the industry-
  recognized low power experts from ARM and Synopsys will share case studies
  and step-by-step recommendations to achieve low-power silicon success. The
  panel will discuss solutions to static and dynamic power challenges,
  including MTCMOS state retention power gating, dynamic voltage and
  frequency scaling, as well as power network design and analysis. For more
  information about the panel and to register, please visit:
  http://www.synopsys.com/cgi-bin/devcon/reg1.cgi

  Low Power Cocktail Party
  Wednesday, October 3, 5:00 - 7:00pm
  ARM and Synopsys are pleased to sponsor the evening cocktail reception.
  This signature event will allow attendees to mingle with exhibitors while
  enjoying food and beverages, and is open to all exhibit floor registrants.

  Highlights include:
      -- Low Power Methodology Manual authors Michael Keating, David Flynn,
         Rob Aitken and Alan Gibbons will be signing copies of their
         recently published book, which has already sold more than 1500
         copies since its release in late July.

      -- The EDA industry's Full Disclosure Blues Band will be performing,
         bringing together band members from across the industry and around
         the world.

  WHEN: October 2-4, 2007

  WHERE: Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway,
  Santa Clara, CA 95054

  ARM DEVELOPERS' CONFERENCE EXHIBIT HOURS:
  Wednesday, October 3, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  Thursday, October 4, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  ADDITIONAL SYNOPSYS HIGHLIGHTS AT ARM DEVELOPERS' CONFERENCE:
  Synopsys will present the latest design flows and currently planned new
  feature highlights in Synopsys Galaxy™ Design Platform, Discovery™
  Verification Platform, DesignWare® connectivity IP and Virtual Platforms
  for rapid implementation of high-performance, low-power ARM processor-
  based products.

  Visit the Synopsys Booth, Booth #613 for live demonstrations on Synopsys'
  Low Power Solution and ARM processor-based Virtual Platforms.

  The Synopsys Design Center, Booth #613, a private classroom on the exhibit
  floor, will feature the following sessions:
  1. Achieving Low Power for High-performance PHY IP
  2. Increasing Designer Productivity for ARM Processor-based
     High-performance Designs with IC Compiler: ARM Cortex™-A8 Processor
     Case Study
  3. Aggressive Low Power Implementation of Synthesizable ARM
     Microprocessors
  4. Streamlining SoC Design from ESL through GDSII with SPIRIT Compatible
     IP
  5. Using Galaxy Design Platform to Manage Power in 45nm and 65nm Designs
  6. Maximize Virtual Platform ROI by Efficient Model Development

  To register for the Synopsys Design Center and Low Power Panel, or for
  more information on the ARM-Synopsys exhibits at the ARM Developers'
  Conference, please visit: https://events.synopsys.com/

  For more information on ARM Developers' Conference, please visit:
  http://www.rtcgroup.com/arm/2007/

  For More Information on Synopsys at ARM DevCon: Visit the Synopsys ARM
  Developers' Conference home page at
  http://www.synopsys.com/news/events/conference07/arm_devcon07.html.

  For more information on ARM-Synopsys collaborations, please visit
  http://www.synopsys.com/arm.

  For more information on the Low Power Methodology Manual, please visit
  http://www.lpmm-book.org/.

  About Synopsys

Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS) is a world leader in electronic design automation (EDA) software for semiconductor design. The company delivers technology-leading system and semiconductor design and verification platforms, IC manufacturing and yield optimization solutions, semiconductor intellectual property and design services to the global electronics market. These solutions enable the development and production of complex integrated circuits and electronic systems. Through its comprehensive solutions, Synopsys addresses the key challenges designers and manufacturers face today, including power management, accelerated time to yield and system-to-silicon verification. Synopsys is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and has more than 60 offices located throughout North America, Europe, Japan and Asia. Visit Synopsys online at http://www.synopsys.com/.

About ARM

ARM designs the technology that lies at the heart of advanced digital products, from wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security and storage devices. ARM's comprehensive product offering includes 16/32-bit RISC microprocessors, data engines, graphics processors, digital libraries, embedded memories, peripherals, software and development tools, as well as analog functions and high-speed connectivity products. Combined with the company's broad Partner community, they provide a total system solution that offers a fast, reliable path to market for leading electronics companies. More information on ARM is available at http://www.arm.com/.

Synopsys and DesignWare are registered trademarks of Synopsys, Inc. Galaxy and Discovery are trademarks of Synopsys. ARM is a registered trademark of ARM Limited. Cortex is a trademark of ARM Limited. All other trademarks or registered trademarks mentioned in this release are the intellectual property of their respective owners. "ARM" is used to represent ARM Holdings plc; its operating company ARM Limited; and the regional subsidiaries ARM, Inc.; ARM KK; ARM Korea Ltd.; ARM Taiwan Limited; ARM France SAS; ARM Consulting (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.; ARM Belgium N.V.; AXYS Design Automation Inc.; ARM Germany GmbH; ARM Embedded Technologies Pvt. Ltd.; and ARM Norway, AS.

  Synopsys Editorial Contacts
  Yvette Huygen
  Synopsys, Inc.
  650-584-8635
  yvetteh@synopsys.com

  Ellen Van Etten
  MCA
  970-778-6094
  evanetten@mcapr.com

  ARM Editorial Contacts
  ARM PRESS OFFICE:     +44 208 846 0797
  Haran Ramachandran    Michelle Spencer          Claudia Natalia
  Text 100              ARM                       ARM
  +44 20 8846 0727      +44 1628 427 780          +1 408 548 3172
  haranr@text100.co.uk  michelle.spencer@arm.com  claudia.natalia@arm.com

SOURCE: Synopsys, Inc.

CONTACT: Synopsys Editorial Contacts, Yvette Huygen of Synopsys, Inc.,
+1-650-584-8635, yvetteh@synopsys.com, or Ellen Van Etten of MCA,
+1-970-778-6094, evanetten@mcapr.com; or ARM Editorial Contacts, ARM PRESS
OFFICE: +44 208 846 0797, or Haran Ramachandran of Text 100,
+44 20 8846 0727, haranr@text100.co.uk, or Michelle Spencer of ARM,
+44 1628 427 780, michelle.spencer@arm.com, or Claudia Natalia of ARM,
+1-408-548-3172, claudia.natalia@arm.com

Web site: http://www.synopsys.com/