Press Releases

Coventor Names IBM Semiconductor Process Expert David Fried as CTO

IBM veteran with deep experience in advanced process technology including SOI and FinFETs to lead strategic direction in the development efforts for virtual fabrication solutions for 22nm and beyond

CARY, North Carolina – August 7, 2012 – Coventor®, Inc. the leading supplier of virtual fabrication solutions for semiconductor devices and micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), today announced the addition of renowned semiconductor process expert David Fried, Ph.D. to its executive team. As Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for its semiconductor development products, Fried will oversee the company’s strategic direction and implementation of its SEMulator3D virtual fabrication 3D process modeling solution. read more…

Coventor’s SEMulator3D 2012 Software Release Increases Speed and Accuracy of MEMS and Semicondutor Process Development

64-bit support with performance and ease of use enhancements focus on process modeling and integration challenges at 28nm and beyond

 CARY, North Carolina – April 9, 2012Coventor®, Inc., the leading supplier of virtual fabrication solutions for micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) and semiconductor devices, today announced immediate availability of the latest release of itsSEMulator3D® software. SEMulator3D 2012 raises the bar for predictive process modeling tools with increased capacity, speed and automation advancements to accelerate development of leading-edge process technology nodes.

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CoventorWare 2012 Software Increases 3D Simulation Capacity and Accuracy to Ease Verifcation of Complex MEMS Devices

Latest release focuses on solving the bigger, more complex challenges of verifying the next-generation of integrated MEMS devices with more accuracy and greater efficiency

CARY, North Carolina – January 30, 2012 – At the IEEE MEMS 2012 Conference today, Coventor®, Inc., the leading supplier of software for developing micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), introduced the 2012 release of its best-in-class CoventorWare® solution for MEMS design verification and optimization. CoventorWare 2012 capitalizes on increased computing power and software algorithm advancements to enable more complete and accurate verification of state-of-the-art MEMS designs.

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Coventor Announces Global Expansion with New Office in Southern Europe and Distribution Agreement in China

Strong growth in MEMS fuels demand for company’s robust design platform

CARY, North Carolina – March 30, 2011 – Coventor®, Inc., the leading supplier of software for developing micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), today announced it has expanded its reach in two key geographies with the opening of a new office in Italy, and a new distribution agreement in China. The expansion positions Coventor to leverage the continued growth of the MEMS market and meet the need for more sophisticated design solutions to address the challenges of developing MEMS-enabled products. read more…

Coventor SEMulator3D Software Reduces Cost and Development Cycles for Semiconductor and MEMS Processes

IBM and IMEC among industry leaders realizing benefits of SEMulator3D virtual fabrication for 22nm semiconductor and integrated MEMS+CMOS process applications

CARY, North Carolina – March 7, 2011 – Coventor®, Inc., the leading supplier of software for developing micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), today announced availability of SEMulator3D® 2011, the latest version of its virtual fabrication software for semiconductor and MEMS process development organizations. SEMulator3D is already in use by the world’s largest semiconductor companies, MEMS integrated device manufacturers (IDMs) and MEMS foundries for tasks ranging from process integration and documentation of advanced logic and memory process nodes to MEMS design verification, and has provided rapid ROI by reducing time-consuming, costly build-and-test cycles. read more…

Imec and Coventor combine leading expertise in IC and MEMS design and manufacturing

Bringing MEMS to the mainstream through more efficient design techniques and manufacturing processes

Leuven, Belgium – February 1, 2011 – Coventor (www.coventor.com), the leading supplier of design technology for micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) and the nanoelectronics research center imec (www.imec.be), today announced a strategic partnership to improve and expand the use of advanced design and manufacturing techniques for the development of CMOS integrated MEMS. The partnership includes strategic alignment on R&D roadmaps and collaboration on advanced research topics.Teams of imec and Coventor will collaborate on expanding imec’s use of Coventor’s software tools suite for MEMS + IC design. They will jointly develop process design kits (PDKs) for imec’s SiGe MEMS-above-IC process. read more…