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How to connect RVE to design environment such as Cadence Virtuoso


When I debug physical verification results in Virtuoso or any design tool, I need to link RVE to perform highlight. This video covers how to

connect RVE and Calibre Interactive to Virtuoso. Other design tools (Synopsys Laker, Cadence IC Encouter, Calibre DESIGNrev, Pyxis and etc,)

can connect with similar steps.


To connect RVE to Virtuoso or reconnect from a broken link, we have to set the socket port to a number

that no other tools are using on this workstation, and set it up from both Calibre RVE and the design tool (in this video, it's Cadence

Virtuoso). This video gives you step by step guide on how to do it.