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Intermetrics VHDL simulator

VDS VHDL simulator developed by Intermetrics


The development of VHDL was initiated in 1981 by the United States Department of Defense (DoD) to address the hardware life cycle crisis.1983-85 Development of baseline language by Intermetrics, IBM and TI
1986 – All rights transferred to IEEE
1987 – Publication of IEEE Standard
1987 – Mil Std 454 requires VHDL descriptions to be delivered with ASICs

  • Known for: VHDL, IEEE 1076
  • Type: Business Unit/Product Division


  • Intermetrics became a subsidiary of Intermetrics VHDL simulator in 1986.
  • Type: Business Unit/Product Division