SynTest CONTINUES GROWTH: EXPANDS HEADQUARTERS,
OPENS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA OFFICE


Marc Brodnansky Joins as Sales Manager, Southern California

SUNNYVALE, California, USA. August 16, 2002 .SynTest Technologies, Inc., the leading supplier of DFT (Design For Test) tools and services for SOC (System On Chip) design, announced today that it has expanded its headquarters, opened an office in Los Angeles, California and that Marc Brodnansky has joined SynTest as the Sales Manager for Southern California.

SynTest's products and services improve an electronic design's testability and fault coverage and result in reduced defect levels and tester time, as well as improved time-to-market.

"We continue to grow worldwide," remarked Dr. L.-T. Wang, SynTest President and CEO. "To better address our customers¯ needs for better testability and fault coverage, we expanded our headquarters, added technical support staff and opened a southern California office."

In the past year, SynTest has continued to add staff at its Sunnyvale headquarters, and last month opened a support center in Yokohama, Japan.

Prior to joining SynTest, Marc Brodnansky was the Sr. Account Sales Manager in Southern California for Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT). He is responsible for SynTest's customers in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Diego counties, and can be reached at 310 265-1304 or brodnansky@syntest.com.

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.
SynTest's software and services improve an electronic design's testability and fault coverage and result in reduced defect levels, test time and improve time-to-market. More information is available at www.syntest.com.

Notes to editors:
All tradenames and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
A photo is available on request.

For Immediate Release
For Release August 16, 2002
Press Contact:
Georgia Marszalek, ValleyPR for SynTest, 650-345-7477, Georgia@ValleyPR.com