Eastleigh, UK TransEDA Technology, a UK-based developer of coverage and ready-to-use verification solutions for electronic designs, has been acquired by TNI-Valiosys but the combined group will use the TransEDA name.
Following the merger, TNI-Valiosys' and TransEDA's personnel will be integrated into one single team and continue to operate from both companies' existing R&D sites. Starting in the first quarter of next year all TransEDA and TNI-Valiosys EDA products will be sold under the TransEDA name and supported by the TransEDA and TNI-Valiosys global network.
TNI-Valiosys' President and CEO, Marc Frouin, becomes President and CEO of the new TransEDA. Both companies' management teams will be combined. Modesto Casas will control sales and marketing while Frederic Rocheteau will control product development. TransEDA's CTO John Colley will continue to lead the strategic development for the new company.
TransEDA employs 35 people worldwide and has offices in North America, Europe and Japan. Its Verification Navigator is an integrated design verification environment with tools that perform application-specific test automation, coverage analysis, dynamic property checking, test suite analysis and configurable HDL checking
TNI-Valiosys was created in September 2001 and followed the spin off of teams from four French Labs (CNET, CNRS, TIMA, INRIA) to market technologies for system level design. Its EDA team employs 40 people, based mainly in a number of French facilities who produce verification tools for the EDA and embedded software markets Its products include imPROVE-HDL, an assertion-based verification solution that complement simulation in performing debugging of VHDL/Verilog RTL or netlist models without the need for test-bench creation. Other products include imPROVE-HPK and imPROVE-TLL.