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Archive for 2014

 

USB 3.0 IP Prototyping Kits from Synopsys (and More!)

USB 3.0 IP Prototyping Kits from Synopsys (and More!) The super awesome news is that we just made your software engineering and hardware engineering tasks easier and faster. In my 14 years in USB IP, a huge problem for us and our customers has been FPGA prototyping. For our customers back in 2000, they would […]

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Synopsys announces Industry’s First and Most Comprehensive USB 3.1 Solution (with Market Trends!)

(I wanted to say the “Universe’s First” but our Legal, Marketing, Finance, IT and Shipping and Cafeteria people all said I can’t prove it so I can only claim “Industry’s First”.) Why should you Care? Isn’t the world Wireless? USB 3.1 will be the leading/dominant wired interface in the world of tomorrow. You’ll have WiFi […]

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USB Security Flaws Sensationalized and 100 Million products with Synopsys USB 3.0 Inside

A dog walks into a bar, sits down, looks and the menu and says, “Vodka Martini”.  The Bartender says, “This is amazing!  We don’t get a lot around here like you.”  The dog says, “At these prices, I’m not surprised.” Over the past 6 weeks, I’ve received a huge number emails (37) regarding security flaws in […]

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Accelerated IP, USB and You

Accelerated IP, USB and You Saturday and Sunday I spent about 10 hours this week walking 10 miles dropping off over 500 flyers for my friend running for San Jose City Council. I learned the following: 1) People have nicer lawns and gardens than me 2) People have worse looking lawns and gardens than me […]

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Fleet-footed FemtoPHYs – The Smallest USB 3.0 and 2.0 PHYs in the Universe

Fast, Fabulous FemtoPHYs (Certified!) The BIG news this week is small.   Our team built the tiny USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 femtoPHY  to save power and area.  50% less area than the previous generation picoPHY.  AND CERTIFIED by the USB-IF At a 50% smaller size, to me it’s like: Being able to eat the same […]

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USB Success Persaso with Wireless and USB 3.0 and New Media Agnostic USB Standard

While reading the Fortune article “40 under 40” which lists the 40 most influential people under 40 years old I thought two things: 1) Maybe I’m on this list 2) I don’t remember being interviewed 3) I don’t remember being under 40 Peraso success with Synopsys IP and HAPS Peraso Success with Synopsys USB 3.0 […]

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Too Few USB Ports, USB is Hard because it’s Easy, International Happiness Day

Not Enough USB Ports The most common complaint I hear now is that PC’s don’t offer enough USB 3.0 ports. In the most recent blog from Jeff Cable, he talks about how he bought a MacPro that has only 4 USB 3.0 ports.  Jeff Cable says: “The only bad thing is that the new Mac […]

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