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Relationships Between USB Specs

Welcome to Factual Friday. This week I wanted to clarify, with accuracy, the relationships between USB Type-C, USB 3.1, Power Delivery and DisplayPort specifications. If you are designing the USB portion of your latest and greatest product then understanding these relationships is critical to ensure you are developing against the right set of specs. Of […]

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Posted in IoT, IP, SuperSpeed USB, Type C, USB, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, USB 3.0, USB 3.1, USB Power, USB Power Delivery, USB-C |


Synopsys wins Innovation Award for USB 3.0 IP

Synopsys won EDN’s Silicon Intellectual Property Innovation award for our USB 3.0 IP Solution. This includes USB 3.0 PHY IP, USB 3.0 digital IP, USB 3.0 Verification IP, and our virtual platforms for virtual prototyping of USB. Here are a few members of our USB 3.0 team with the award My colleague Navraj Nandra blogs […]

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Posted in IP, USB 3.0, USB IP |


Wireless USB Product Reviews, and Effective Throughput

The Price of CWUSB products.As I recall WiFi pairs when they were introduced were $500 or more at their introduction back in before 1999? And that was when $500 was worth something.  I adopted WiFi in 2003 when the pairs cost about $230.  As I recall this is around the time 802.11b was introduced at […]

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Posted in Certified Wireless USB, IP, UWB |