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Eric Huang

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Eric started working on USB in 1995, starting with the world’s first BIOS that supported USB Keyboards and Mice while at Award Software. After a departure into embedded systems software for real-time operating systems, he returned to USB IP cores and software at inSilicon, one of the leading suppliers of USB IP. In 2002, inSilicon was acquired by Synopsys and he’s been here since. He also served as Chairman of the USB On-The-Go Working Group for the USB Implementers Forum from 2004-2006.

Eric received an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University and an M.S. in Engineering from University of California Irvine, and a B.S. in Engineering from the University of Minnesota. and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering in the State of California.


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USB 4.0 – Coming Soon

USB 4.0 will be backward compatible supporting all speeds including USB 3.2 and 2.0 speeds.
Existing devices will be able to connect to new USB 4.0 devices using USB Type-C connectors.
So everything you have at home, should work. Especially if it has earned the USB logo

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Posted in Featured, USB 4.0 |

 

Synopsys Embedded Vision EV IP and Robot Farmers

CES featured lots of automotive, AI and robotic innovation. To function in the real world the devices need sensors, and really vision sensors gathering all sorts of “visual” data.  This can really include lots

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Posted in AI, ARC, Automotive, EV |

 

USB 3.2 University, The Foldable Phone, and International Standards

USB 3.2 University

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Posted in Mobile Phone, Uncategorized, USB 3.2 |

 

Welcome to the Chip Battle Royale: HDMI vs. DisplayPort (or USB Type-C). Who Will Win?

I love these kinds of questions It’s like asking if California has the best sunsets or places like Beijing or Kyoto or Seoul or Bangalore do. Which city has your favorite sunset?

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Posted in DisplayPort, HDMI, USB Video |

 

Behind the Scenes: The Universe’s First DisplayPort 1.4Tx IP Solution (Probably) (Certified Too!)

Hey USB and DisplayPort fans!

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Posted in Uncategorized |

 

USB Trends – Type-C everywhere

USB Trends – Type-C everywhere

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Posted in Uncategorized |

 

Artificial Intelligence and USB, mostly AI

Artificial Intelligence embedded in a car in an Embedded Vision (EV) system or a in the cloud (on a server rack) have common requirements

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Posted in Uncategorized |

 

Synopsys Portfolio of ASIL ready IP for Automotive

Automotive is a big thing these days. All the stuff needed for cars needs to have a long life, and be super fault tolerant.  It needs to last for years.   Many of the chips ship for 5-10 years for replacements or in multiple model years.  (My guess is this may change as better modules become available. It may be possible to upgrade your cars EV (Embedded Vision) module every year or few years to enable better and better recognition, even if the drive train is the same.

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Posted in Uncategorized |

 

But why? The deal with USB 3.2

 USB 3.2 and the Consumer’s Need for Speed

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Posted in USB 3.2 |

 

Behind-the-Scenes of the Universe’s First USB 3.2 Demonstration

Synopsys shows the world’s first demonstration of real USB 3.2 traffic between a USB 3.2 Host (a PC) and a USB 3.2 Device (acting like a flash drive)

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