USB 3.2 University
Thanks to the huge consumer demand for increased safety, autonomous driving and improved luxury in vehicles the automotive SoC market is expected to grow at 6.7% CAGR between 2014 to 2019 (source IC Market Drivers, IC Insights Jan 2016).
As I sit here at my son’s baseball game typing up this blog entry, I wonder if I should be typing up a blog entry at my son’s baseball game.
I came across this Samsung tablet & smartphone chip with USB 3.0. You can clearly see it has USB 3.0 as part of the design.
So the European Union has said, you must use USB as the charger for all cell phones in Europe going forward. In fact, the EU estimates that there are over 1 Billion non-USB chargers sitting around Europe that are simply garbage. By changing over to USB as the standard connector, this will eliminate the need to destroy or dispose billions of non-USB chargers.
TI OMAP 5 Demo – First Mobile / Tablet Reference Design with USB 3.0 fully integrated, The Faster USB 3.0 Flash Drive
TI has now demonstrated the TI OMAP 5 chip which fully integrates USB 3.0,