Our electronic design company is proud to partner with several major organizations within the electronics and semiconductor industries. We strive to continuously build and nurture relationships that ensure our position as a key industry resource and professional services provider.
- As a Xilinx ATP (Authorized Training Provider), Hardent delivers a wide range of Xilinx training courses covering FPGA design, embedded systems design, the Vivado Design Suite, Zynq architecture and much more. In addition to the regularly-scheduled Xilinx training courses, private courses can be given upon request. Hardent is a Xilinx training partner for Canada (excluding British Columbia), New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont) and the Southeastern United States (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee).
- The Xilinx Alliance Program allows customers to find the right electronic design company or partner for their specific needs. The program is composed of companies with the best available technologies in the areas of IP cores, EDA, DSP, and embedded development tools, as well as design services, board-level products, integrated circuits, and electronic components. Participating companies provide optimized products and services that contribute to a broad selection of industry-standard solutions dedicated for use with Xilinx FPGAs. As a certified member of the Xilinx Alliance Program, Hardent offers Xilinx users specialized electronic design services and ready-made IP solutions including the VESA DSC Decoder IP core.
Hardent has collaborated with Arm to deliver an interoperable VESA DSC IP solution for the new Arm® Mali™-D71 display processor. Hardent’s VESA DSC IP cores, combined with the processing capabilities of the Mali-D71 processor, enable designers to create 4K+ displays for next-generation mobile and augmented/virtual reality (AR/VR) applications. Find out more about VESA DSC for the Arm Mali-D71 display processor.
Northwest Logic, founded in 1995 and located in Beaverton, Oregon, provides high-performance, silicon-proven, easy-to-use IP cores including high-performance PCI Express solution, Memory Interface Solution, and MIPI Solution. These solutions support a full range of platforms including ASICs, Structured ASICs and FPGAs. Northwest Logic and Hardent partner to provide display IP solutions using Hardent’s VESA DSC Encoder and Decoder IP cores.
Synopsys is a leading provider of IP products for the electronic industry. In March 2015, Hardent and Synopsys announced the availability of a compliant and interoperable display IP solution combining Hardent’s VESA Display Stream Compression (DSC) Encoder IP and Synopsys’ DesignWare MIPI Display Serial Interface (DSI) Host Controller IP.
Cadence enables global electronic design innovation and plays an essential role in the creation of today’s integrated circuits and electronics. Customers use Cadence IP in advanced semiconductors, consumer electronics, networking and telecommunications equipment, and computer systems. Together, Hardent and Cadence provide a display interface IP solution combining Cadence’s MIPI Display Serial Interface (DSI) IP and Hardent’s VESA Display Stream Compression (DSC) Encoder IP to enable visually lossless video compression for ultra-high definition display applications.
Willamette HDL (WHDL) delivers services and products that allow language-based hardware design projects to be more successful. Founded in 1993, WHDL has an extensive offering of technology training for SystemVerilog, SystemC, Verilog and VHDL. The company has trained over 5,000 students for hundreds of companies. Following an increased demand for functional hardware verification courses, Hardent introduced WHDL training materials to its training portfolio in 2013. Some of the course subjects offered include: SystemVerilog for Verification, OVM to UVM Transition, Open Verification Methodology (OVM) and Advanced Universal Verification Methodology (UVM).
Hardent is a member of Mentor’s Questa Vanguard Program. The Questa Vanguard Program (QVP) extends Mentors’ breadth of design and verification technologies through partnerships with industry-leading companies. The Questa Vanguard partners provide verification related tools and methods, verification IP, conversion services, training and consulting based on Mentor (A Siemens Business) industry leading Questa verification platform. The program was established to bring design and verification engineers world-class product integrations and interoperability to enhance their Questa verification options and build a strong and comprehensive SystemVerilog ecosystem.
VESA is an international non-profit corporation led by a board of directors, which represents a voting membership of more than 200 corporate members worldwide including Apple, Google, Microsoft, Fujitsu, Samsung, and Qualcomm. VESA supports and sets industry-wide interface standards for the PC, workstation, and consumer electronics industries. VESA also provides a forum to develop, promote and support open standards for the display industry. Hardent became a member of VESA in September 2013 and was one of the founding members of the VESA DSC Task Group. In April 2014, Hardent released the first VESA-compliant DSC video decoder IP on the market, assisting consumer electronics and video equipment manufacturers in the development of SoC, ASIC and ASSP display technology compliant with the latest VESA DSC standard.
Hardent became a contributor member of the MIPI Alliance in 2015. The MIPI Alliance (MIPI) develops interface specifications for mobile and mobile-influenced industries. There is at least one MIPI specification in every smartphone manufactured today. Founded in 2003, the organization has more than 275 member companies worldwide and 14 active working groups delivering specifications within the mobile ecosystem.
The HDMI Forum guides the future direction of HDMI technology by developing new versions of the HDMI Specification and fostering broader global adoption and interoperability. Membership of the HDMI Forum offers a unique opportunity to take a leadership role in the evolution of the HDMI specification. Hardent joined the HDMI Forum in August 2016.
The OPEN Alliance is a non-profit, special interest group (SIG) of mainly automotive industry and technology providers collaborating to encourage wide scale adoption of Ethernet-based communication as the standard in automotive networking applications. Hardent joined the OPEN Alliance in July 2017.