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Diamond Supporter

Established in 2005, Optimal+ provides integrated, comprehensive, universal test management solutions software for the entire test process. Optimal+ is committed to helping test and semiconductor professionals master test management through its solutions software so they can achieve unprecedented ROI on their technology assets and lower test cost of ownership. A privately held company, Optimal+’s founders are a seasoned management team with experience at the world’s best-known semiconductor and computer companies. Optimal+ is a growing global company and has world-wide operations in Asia-Pacific, Europe and the United States.

Platinum Supporters

Advantest Corporation
Advantest Corporation is the world’s leading automatic test equipment supplier to the semiconductor industry, and also produces electronic instruments and systems. A global company, Advantest has long offered total ATE solutions, and serves the industry in every component of semiconductor test: tester, handler, mechanical and electrical interfaces, and software. Its logic, memory, mixed-signal and RF testers and device handlers are integrated into the most advanced semiconductor production lines in the world. Founded in Tokyo in 1954, Advantest established its first subsidiary in 1982, in the USA, and now has subsidiaries worldwide. Among them, Advantest America, Inc. is based in Santa Clara, CA., Advantest (Europe) GmbH is based in Munich, Germany, and Advantest Taiwan Inc. is based in Hsinchu, Taiwan.

Mentor Graphics
Mentor Graphics is a technology leader in electronic design automation (EDA), providing software and hardware design solutions that enable companies to develop better electronic products faster and more cost-effectively. The company offers innovative products and solutions that help engineers overcome the design challenges they face in the increasingly complex worlds of board and chip design.

Silver Supporters

ASSET InterTech
The ScanWorks® Platform for Embedded Instruments has simplified validation, test and debug for both SoC and board designers by integrating tools to support the new IEEE P1687 Internal JTAG (IJTAG) standard. For SoC, ASIC and ASSP designers who have implemented IJTAG in their chips, the ScanWorks IJTAG Development License supports easy drag-and-drop features to control, run and collect data from instruments embedded in your IC. For the board designer or test engineer, ScanWorks FPGA-Controlled Test (FCT) automatically inserts an IJTAG board tester – complete with on-chip network and embedded instruments – into a functional FPGA on your board to accelerate board bring-up and provide additional test coverage in production.

Cadence® Encounter® test technologies optimize test coverage and product
quality while reducing development costs and schedules. A single logic +
DFT synthesis engine and environment optimizes area, timing, and power
to deliver the highest quality netlist for both physical implementation
and ATPG flows.

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. Cisco was founded in 1984 by a small group of computer scientists from Stanford University. Since the company’s inception, Cisco engineers have been leaders in the development of Internet Protocol (IP)-based networking technologies. Today, with more than 65,225 employees worldwide, this tradition of innovation continues with industry-leading products and solutions in the company’s core development areas of routing and switching, as well as in advanced technologies such as: Consumer Networking, Networking, Security, Unified Communication, Telepresence, Collaboration, Data Center, Virtualization, Unified Computing Systems

Syntricity is the pioneer in web-based, enterprise yield management in the semiconductor industry. Founded in 1997, its software is used by leading semiconductor companies, test vendors and wafer
foundries to gather, manage and analyze data from facilities
around the world to improve yield, reduce product development cycles,
make better forecasts and increase profits

Bronze Supporters

The ARM comprehensive product offering includes 32-bit and 64-bit RISC microprocessors, graphics processors, enabling software, cell libraries, embedded memories, high-speed connectivity products, peripherals and development tools. Combined with comprehensive design services, training, support and maintenance, and the company’s broad Partner community, they provide a total system solution that offers a fast, reliable path to market for leading electronics companies.

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) is the world leader in 3G and next-generation mobile technologies. For 25 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of wireless communications, connecting people more closely to information, entertainment and each other. Today, Qualcomm technologies are powering the convergence of mobile communications and consumer electronics, making wireless devices and services more personal, affordable and accessible to people everywhere.

Founded in 2010, Qualtera offers the next generation of industrial big-data analytics platforms for integration, storage, visualization and mining of high-volume semiconductor test and manufacturing data. Qualtera’s database, internet and cloud technologies allow systematic and real-time exploration of 100% of the high-volume data streams from test and manufacturing operations. Customers benefit from exceptional engineering productivity, real-time worldwide operational insight and in-depth analytics for rapid response to manufacturing and test issues.

Qualtera service offerings include on-demand data integration, rapid high-volume data analytics and yield improvement services.

Qualtera employees and founders leverage long-standing experience in product introduction, product yield and quality management and foundry interface as well as years of experience in development and deployment of in-line fault classification software for semiconductor manufacturing, acquired at leading semiconductor companies.

Salland Engineering
Celebrating our 20th year of delivering comprehensive solutions that improve the cost, efficiency, throughput and quality of your semiconductor test operations. We manufacture high performance instruments and real-time software as well as provide turnkey services for your test applications.

SL Power Electronics
A global leader in power conversion solutions for medical and industrial markets and manufacturer of Ault and Condor, SL Power Electronics offers standard and custom power supplies products including internals, adapters, linears, battery chargers, and PoE devices, ranging from 5 to 1200 watts in single/multiple outputs,
Medical or ITE certified.

Synopsys’ synthesis-based test solution is comprised of DFTMAX™ Ultra, DFTMAX and TetraMAX® ATPG for power-aware logic test and physical diagnostics; DesignWare® STAR Hierarchical System for IEEE standards-based hierarchical SoC test; DesignWare STAR Memory System® for embedded and external memory test, repair and diagnostics; DesignWare IP for high-speed interfaces with self-test; Yield Explorer for design-centric yield analysis; and Camelot™ for CAD navigation. For more information, visit