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First and Only Certified USB 3.1 Host IP (in the Universe) probably

Synopsys earned the first ever certification of a USB 3.1 Host IP Solution. Most likely this is the first and only in the universe.   First again…after first with certified: USB 3.1 Device IP Solution USB 3.0 Host IP Solution USB 3.0 Device IP Solution USB 2.0 Host IP Solution USB 2.0 Device IP Solution And […]

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Fabulous USB 3.1 PHY Margins

Siri lied to me More on that later   Fabulous USB 3.1 PHY Margins https://youtu.be/ljgURfJwh4g Today, we talk about our superb USB 3.1 PHY. It’s superb for a number of reasons. Reasons you will be bored with. So lets focus on the one that matters: Margin. Keysight, a maker of fine PHY analyzers, said to […]

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How long will we be living USB Type-C dongle hell? Not Long I think

  There has been lots of chatter on dongles now that Apple taken the leap of faith and removed all ports on the new MacBook Pros except one, the USB Type-C (USB-C) port. Now while in my opinion this is a bold move in the right direction it does lead to a transition phase where […]

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Simplest, Smartest and Lowest Cost USB Type-C

We have been seeing a lot of interest in all things USB Type-C from basic USB 2.0 Type-C support all the way to the higher end USB Type-C Alt Mode with DisplayPort. Actually, the latter is getting the most focus as it’s far more complex than traditional standalone USB operation and it’s a highly desirable […]

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Part 2: USB Type-C to replace the 3.5mm head phone jack

Last week I blogged about how USB Type-C would replace the 3.5mm audio jack in the future. I asked the readers to comment on what they thought about this. Below is one of the comments I didn’t approve At first it seemed as this was a normal spam comment but then I thought it might […]

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USB Type-C to replace the 3.5mm head phone jack & introducing USB-IF certified USB-C chargers

During IDF 2016 there was a lot of buzz around USB Type-C. Two of the hot topics were USB Type-C for audio and the announcement by the USB-IF to offer certification for Type-C chargers. Also, Synopsys demonstrated our USB-IF Certified 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gb/s) host and device solution. Below is a picture of a […]

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USB IP and PCIe IP at IDF 2016

Hi USB Fans (and PCIe fans) We will be at IDF here in San Francisco Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday next week.  If you are there, stop by and see the latest in USB 3.1 and PCIe demonstrations I love IDF. I enjoy the keynotes. I love seeing new applications and learning about what the ecosystem […]

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See Demos on USB Type-C & USB 3.1 at Intel Developer Forum 2016

For over a decade, the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) has been Intel’s premier conference, helping to shape the direction of tomorrow’s technology. IDF brings together people from every part of the technology world to experience visionary keynotes, technology and industry insights, and technical sessions (including lectures, interactive panels, hands-on labs and Q&As). In addition, the […]

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VESA DisplayPort USB Type-C certification now available – Hot off the press

This week VESA announced the availability of the Early Certification Program for USB Type-C Devices Using DisplayPort Alt Mode. http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/vesa-develops-early-certification-program-for-usb-type-c-devices-using-displayport-alt-mode-300281243.html The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA®) is officially launching its early certification test program for products incorporating the new USB Type-C connector and the DisplayPort Alternate Mode (“Alt Mode”) standard. The Synopsys DesignWare IP supports […]

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Achieving USB 3.1 Certification, Successful Type-C Implementation, DisplayLink Videos and more

The new DesignWare Technical Bulletin has just been published This quarterly newsletter provides the latest information on DesignWare® IP including in-depth technical articles, whitepapers, videos, webinars and more. You can read the full newsletter online. Below are the USB focused articles which I highly recommend. Featured USB Article Challenges of USB 3.1 IP CertificationUnderstand the […]

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