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June 24, 1987

NCR PICKS UP CHIP DESIGN PROVING PROGRAM FROM MCO

By CBR Staff Writer

NCR Corp has for long been an enthusiastic participant in joint ventures with other computer companies, and over the past few years has innovated at a furious pace, so it comes as little surprise that the first company to bring out a product based on technology developed at the Microelectronics & Computer Technology Corp research co-operative in Austin, Texas, should be the Daytoner. NCR’s product is the Design Advisor, a program that applies artificial intelligence techniques to the task of proving – and improving designs for applications-specific integrated circuits. NCR reckons that the new system can cut weeks or months off circuit design times, using human-like reasoning to show up potential circuit problems to engineers and allow them to argue over potential solutions with the computer. NCR is initially making the program available as a remote service, at $4,000 per design analysis, but is hoping to have a version for Unix-based computer-aided engineering workstations ready for introduction next year.

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