SynTest Establishes SynTest Japan Ltd.

New Technical Support Center to provide greater support to SynTest's growing customer base

Shin-Yokohama, Japan and Sunnyvale, California, USA - July 2, 2002 - SynTest Technologies, Inc., the leading supplier of DFT (Design For Test) tools and services for SOC (System On Chip) announced that the Company has opened a technical support center in Shin-Yokohama, as SynTest Japan Ltd.

SynTest's products improve an electronic design's testability and fault coverage and result in not only reduced defect levels with lower tester time, but also reduced slippage in time-to market.

"Japan has always been an important market for us, remarked Dr. L.-T. Wang, SynTest President and CEO.
"We firmly believe that technical support is an important pillar of our success. Because of the continued and growing interest in our test tools and services, expanding our technical support resources, was a logical next step."

Leading Japanese electronics companies that are SynTest's customers include Fujitsu, Mitsubishi, NEC, OKI, Sanyo, SONY and Toshiba among others.

Open House in Shin-Yokohama

SynTest's Technical Support Center is located in the Shin-Yokohama Town Building 8F, RM802, 3-19-11, Shin-Yokohama Kohoku-Ku, Yokohama-Shi, Japan. An open house is scheduled in Shin- Yokohama on Friday, July 12, 2002, from 15:00-17:00. For more information contact Xiaoqing Wen, wen@syntest.com.

About SynTest's Products

SynTest's products include: memory and logic BIST insertion tools; boundary-scan synthesis tools; DFT integration tools; DFT testability checkers; scan synthesis and ATPG tools; and a fast concurrent fault simulator. SynTest also offers a line of products operating on Linux-based PCs for DFD (Design For Debug/Diagnosis), consisting of SOC and PCB debuggers for improving SOC and PCB test and debug.

About SynTest

SynTest Technologies, Inc. develops and markets DFT and fault simulation software tools and offers consulting services throughout the world to semiconductor companies, ASIC designers and test groups. The Company's products improve an electronic design's testability and fault coverage and result in not only reduced defect levels and costly tester time, but also reduced slippage in time-to-market. For more information, please visit www.syntest.com.


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