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IEC Commends Most Valuable Contributions to Electronic Design with Announcement of 2010 DesignVision Awards Finalists
CHICAGO – January 11, 2010 – The International Engineering Consortium today announced the finalists of its 2010 DesignVision Awards program naming the design tools and products judged as the most unique and beneficial to the semiconductor industry.
The finalists were selected by the DesignCon 2010 Technical Program Committee, consisting of industry experts in the semiconductor and electronic design engineering community. The IEC will announce winners on Tuesday, February 2 at 11:50am in the Main Theater.
"We are very proud to honor the work of individuals and companies who have shown outstanding commitment to advancing the electronic design and semiconductor industry with the DesignVision Awards," stated IEC President John R. Janowiak. "We also thank the members of the Technical Program Committee for judging the exceptional submissions received this year."
The 2010 award finalists include the following companies and products in each of the eight categories respectively:
IC Design Tools
Design Verification Tools
Interconnect Technologies and Components
PCB Design Tools and Technologies
Semiconductor Components and ICs
System Modeling and Simulation Tools
Test and Measurement Equipment
DesignVision Awards are judged according to the following criteria:
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