Synopsys Completes Acquisition of PikeTec GmbH

Date:

Share post:

Synopsys, Inc., today announced it has completed the acquisition of PikeTec GmbH. PikeTec is one of the leaders in solutions for the testing and verification of automotive software for control unit systems.

The emergence of software-defined vehicles (SDVs) is accelerating the rapid growth of electronics content in vehicles that manage its operations, functionality, and features primarily or entirely through software. The growing complexity of SDV systems, comprised of software, sensors, computing, and mechatronic functionality, is compounding the test and verification effort required, and rapidly becoming the biggest challenge for automobile manufacturers and their suppliers in getting a SDV to market.

“As the automotive industry evolves towards software-defined vehicles, so does the need for more efficient and effective software testing methods,” said Jens Lüdemann, CEO at PikeTec. “Joining Synopsys reflects our commitment to enable automotive OEMs with the most comprehensive virtualization and testing solutions that help them scale to deliver high quality software.”

PikeTec test automation tools enable intuitive and flexible testing across all phases of development and simulation environments ranging from Model-in-the-Loop (MiL) to Vehicle-in-the-Loop (ViL). As the volume and complexity of software increases, it is pushing testing of automotive software to earlier stages of product development with models, software, and processors in virtual environments. The combination of Synopsys’ leading Software-in-the-Loop (SiL) and virtual hardware solutions with PikeTec’s test automation tools and services offers automotive companies a strong solution to bring SDVs to market faster, safer, and more secure.

Also Read: Exploring the World of Tech Gadgets Development and Developers

“Many automotive OEMs have adopted PikeTec’s software testing and verification solutions to address the rapidly increasing software content and complexity as they move towards software-defined vehicles,” said Ravi Subramanian, general manager of the Systems Design Group at Synopsys. “Combining the expertise of Synopsys and PikeTec will enable us to bring to market innovative virtualization and testing solutions that directly address our customers’ challenges as they shift left in software development and verification.”

TalkDev Bureau
TalkDev Bureau
The TalkDev Bureau has five well-trained writers and journalists, well versed in B2B enterprise technology industry, and constantly in touch with industry leaders for the latest trends, opinions, and other inputs- to bring you the best and latest in the domain.
spot_img

Related articles

The Role of Generative AI in Software Development

Generative AI is changing how developers create software. From automating complex coding tasks to its limitations, this article...

Synthesized receives UBS Next investment that will further the development of high quality data for software testing

Synthesized Ltd, a leading data generation and provisioning platform, which provides engineering teams a quick way to create and...

DSI to sell CloudNC’s CAM Assist AI software to North American CAM CAD programmers

CloudNC - a manufacturing technology company backed by Autodesk and Lockheed Martin - today announces that Design and...

ShortPixel Acquires ReSmush.it to Expand its Digital Optimization Services

ShortPixel, a provider of digital optimization services, has acquired ReSmush.it to enhance and expand its services. The acquisition...