Cadence announces the Incisive™ verification platform for nanometer-scale IC designs. The platform enables a unified verification methodology from system design to system design-in for all design domains (embedded software, control, datapath, analog/mixed-signal/RF). Three new products are part of this platform: Incisive, a simulation-based digital verification solution; Incisive-XLD, a solution for up to 10 engineers that delivers Acceleration-on-Demand for maximum flexibility and performance; and Incisive-XLD Base, which includes an accelerator/emulator base unit.