Posted by Hezi Saar on March 16, 2012
Integrating new interfaces is complex. M-PHY based-protocols are new and require a lot of effort to get the IP right on the IC and then make sure it can connect to the other side. IP vendors are required to assist with this effort to make transition and adoption easy for the industry and the IC vendor who selects to integrate this kind of interface.
That’s where Synopsys can help in standardizing these new protocols and help in creating a robust eco-system which fosters adoption. Do you want an example?
In the upcoming IP Summit Synopsys will present a design incorporating MIPI DigRFv4 interface and discuss the integration effort associated with the development of a complete baseband to RFIC application that achieved system-level interoperability.
In addition the session introduces new mobile interfaces for highly configurable systems that enable standard connectivity.
If you have 90 min (or more) to dedicate then I believe this will be a good education experience. The session will be on Wednesday, March 28, 3:30 – 5:00 pm.
Here’s a link to event and registration: http://www.synopsys.com/IP/Pages/IPSummit2012.aspx
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I started my career as an R&D engineer for embedded systems, then transitioned into applications engineering and product marketing roles in the semiconductor industry. With my systems knowledge, I have led many IC design wins that have enabled portable applications such as cellular phones, digital cameras and eBooks.
What intrigues me about the mobile electronics market is how rapid technological innovations, economic forces and changing consumer preferences drive market direction. Let’s explore these developments together.
– Hezi Saar