S2C Opens Direct Office in Japan

To Meet Increasing Market Demand for Rapid Prototyping Solutions

San Jose, CA – July 15, 2014 - S2C Inc., a leading rapid SoC/ASIC prototyping solutions provider, today opened a new office, S2C Japan KK, in Shin-Yokohama, Japan, to better support its fast-growing customer base in the region. S2C Japan KK will provide sales and technical support as well as design services of hardware and software customization. S2C has appointed Tomoyuki Tsuji as the president of S2C Japan KK.

Tomoyuki Tsuji, a renowned verification technologist in Japan, has over 20 years of experience in the semiconductor and electronic design automation (EDA) industry with various management positions in verification engineering. Prior to joining S2C, Tomoyuki led the Sales Division and R&D Division for Japan Circuit Co. Ltd.. Before that, Tomoyuki was the General Manager of the Yokohama R&D Center of SK-Electronics. Tomoyuki’s early days in the EAD industry included Field Application Engineering manager positions for Viewlogic and Aptix.

"Japanese chip design companies today lead in the advanced design protocols. What the companies need are sophisticated system-level methodology and tools. S2C has been working closely with a number of Japanese customers and partners to utilize FPGA-based prototypes in accelerating system-level design and early software development,” said Toshio Nakama, CEO of S2C. “Our new Japan office will enable us to work even closer with our partners in the system-level methodology area, as well as provide intensive product support and superior service. Tomoyuki’s sound verification background and strong dedication to customer success will be instrumental in helping S2C meet customer’s increasing design requirements.”

S2C currently has over 20 customers in Japan through previous collaboration with Japanese distributors. The S2C Japan office is located at Shin-Yokohama to provide convenient access for customers. The contact information of S2C Japan KK office is

      706 Nisso16 Building, 3-8-8, Shin-Yokohama,
      Kohoku-Ku, Yokohama-Shi, Kanagawa 222-0033 Japan
      Tel: +81 45 624 9155
      Fax: +81 45 330 7644
      japan.sales@s2cinc.com

About S2C

Founded and headquartered in San Jose, California, S2C has been successfully delivering rapid SoC prototyping solutions since 2003. S2C provides:

S2C solution enables designers to rapidly create SoC prototypes that can run at or close to real time speed, enabling comprehensive hardware verification and early software developments. S2C’s flexible, expandable and reusable hardware architecture combined with transaction-based links to system simulations make S2C solution an ideal common platform for major design phases from algorithm exploration, IP design, system integration to compatibility testing. S2C currently has offices or representatives in the US, Europe, Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, and India. For more information, visit www.s2cinc.com.

Contact for S2C:

Jimmy Chen, S2C Inc., San Jose, Phone: +1 408 213 8818 Email: jxchen@s2cinc.com

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