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Custom layout and debugging tools


Founded with a grant from the Taiwanese National Science Council in 1996, they became one of the largest EDA companies before being acquired by Synopsys 2012.
Primary product was Laker, a custom layout tool.

In 1997, the established Novas Software in the US to market and distribute the Springsoft products.
They also established Silicon Canvas to market the Laker product line.
Both of these were merged in 2008 to create Springsoft USA.

  • HQ: Hsinchu, Taiwan
  • Known for: Laker, custom layout, Debussy, debug,
  • Type: Company