Cynthesizer Ultra, from Forte Design Systems, is a high-level SystemC synthesis software tightly integrated with their CellMath product family. Cynthesizer and Cynthesizer Ultra are shipping now. Cynthesizer comes standard with Forte’s transaction level modeling (TLM) synthesis capability, complete memory generation subsystem, fixed-point support and streaming interface IP. Cynthesizer Ultra adds the CellMath datapath optimizer and floating-point support. U.S. pricing starts at $275,000. Cynthesizer’s Partitioning and Interface Generator features start at $40,000 (U.S.) as an add-on to Cynthesizer.