Functional Verification
  • Conquer your growing verification challenges

Functional Verification

The Mentor Graphics Functional Verification platforms-Vista, Questa and Veloce-deliver a high-productivity verification flow, optimized to your requirements. Tightly integrated to provide seamless transitions from ESL to emulation, transactions to transistors, with leading support for open, industry standards, these platforms help you conquer growing verification challenges, achieve schedule predictability and ensure rapid verification closure.


Verification Horizons Blog

Updates on concepts, values, standards, methodologies and examples to assist with the understanding of what advanced functional verification technologies can do and how to most effectively apply them. Hear from Dennis Brophy, Harry Foster, Tom Fitzpatrick and others. View All Posts ►


Verification Horizons
Verification Horizons provides expert insight and practical knowledge about state-of-the-art functional verification. Verification Horizons ►


Transforming Verification On Demand Seminar Series

The complexity of SoCs is transforming functional verification, forcing the integration of multiple technologies into a flexible, open flow that integrates a broad arsenal of verification solutions. We have created a series of online technology seminars to help you transform your verification process.


Active Power Management Verification with Power Aware Simulation  ►
Debug Productivity with Questa: Introduction to advanced debug features in Questa for SystemVerilog class-based TB, OVM/UVM, and hard to find problems in RTL  ►
Leveraging Questa Verification IP to Achieve More Verification with Less Effort  ►



Learn from the contributing authors of the UVM/OVM Online Cookbook. This series of online seminars will show you how to create the pieces you need and integrate them to solve your particular verification problem. Watch and Learn ►


Verification Academy

The Verification Academy, a unique, highly-accessible approach to meet the educational needs of verification engineers. The goals of this online academy are to provide the skills necessary to mature an organization’s advanced functional verification process capabilities. Verification Academy ►


Industry Segments

Mentor’s verification solutions are used by a wide range of customers across multiple industry segments and span across all design and verification activities ranging from design and testbench creation to design analysis, simulation, and management.

Semiconductor & IP

  • Processors, DSP
  • Graphics Chips/Cores
  • Interface Controllers
  • Switching Fabric
  • Comm. Controllers
  • Memory Systems
  • Audio/Video Codecs
  • Storage Processors

more about Semiconductor 

Networking/Data Communication

  • Local Area Networking
  • Optical Communications
  • Storage Solutions
  • Broadband Solutions
  • Switches/Routers
  • Base Stations
  • VOIP Solutions
  • Storage Processor

more about Networking/Data Communication 

Consumer Electronics

  • Mobile Phones
  • Personal Computers
  • Portable Multimedia
  • Digital/Mobile TV
  • Set Top Boxes
  • Still/Video Cameras
  • Home Networking
  • GPS Systems

more about Consumer Electronics 


Safety/Mission Critical

  • Airplane Electronics
  • Automotive Control
  • Medical Control
  • Satellite Systems
  • Mil/Aero Solutions
  • Industrial Electronics

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