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Synopsys USB IP – Best in the Universe

This afternoon I thought “There isn’t enough caramel in the world.” Specifically, my favorite candy bar the “100 GRAND” has the right balance of caramel, chocolate, and crispy rice in a bite size piece.   Sadly the candy bowls on 3 floors did not have any 100 GRAND bars. As a poor substitute, I ate 2 […]

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Learn How Inuitive Achieved First-Pass Silicon Success for NU3000 Multi-Core Signal Processor with DesignWare USB 3.0

We just published a new success story which covers how Inuitive used the DesignWare USB 3.0 IP (and other IP such as DDR, MIPI & Foundation) to help achieve first time silicon success for the NU3000 multi-core signal processor. Inuitive is a fabless semiconductor company. The NU3000 is a multi-core signal processor chip aimed to […]

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Relationships Between USB Specs, Part Two & Where to Learn more about Type-C and DisplayPort alt mode

Recently I blogged on the relationships between USB Type-C, USB 3.1, Power Delivery and DisplayPort specifications. In my last blog I simplified the view focusing on the important and latest specifications. I think the simplified view answer most designer’s questions but there are still a few that like to see the full history and complex […]

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Why we need Double-Speed USB 3.0, Thunderbolt goes to 20 Gbps

As reported by the Apple Insider, the Innovator announced double-speed ThunderBolt under the code name Falcon Ridge this Monday. This means ThunderBolt 2.0 will run at 20 Gbps. You can seen the graph below at Apple Insider (originally published by the Innovator) This clearly gives Thunderbolt a lead over USB 3.0, and is 2x the […]

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Fastest USB 3.0 IP in the Universe

Here you will see demonstrated the fastest USB 3.0 IP in the Universe*.  Or at least the fastest published numbers that isn’t marketing hype. This demo shows SuperSpeed USB 3.0 effective throughput: SuperSpeed USB 3.0 can really move data. Synopsys USB 3.0 IP can really move data. The demonstration includes our USB 3.0 xHCI Host […]

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Synopsys Japan IP R&D Design Team

If you follow Synopsys Mergers news we acquired a Japanese company. Here I am welcoming the team our Japan IP R&D Design Team to Mountain View today. Eric and Synopsys IP R&D Design Team Listen carefully to the video for clues on how this entry relates to USB 3.0 IP. We recorded the video on […]

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Synopsys USB 3.0 Host Certification Demo with USB Gold Tree

Most people don’t have a clue what goes on with USB 3.0 Certification (or USB 2.0 Certification). So here’s a video of our USB 3.0 xHCI Host interoperating with a whole bunch of USB products.    These products are arranged into a USB Gold Tree as specified by the USB-IF.   USB 3.0 xHCI Host Certification […]

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DisplayLink shipping with Synopsys USB 3.0 and HDMI

  Because you read this blog, you already know that DisplayLink has taped-out a chip and started a second chip from our press release in October 2011. DisplayLink makes a USB 3.0 to HDMI or DVI converter. If you clicked on that image above, and nothing happened, it’s because it’s not a hyperlink, it’s just […]

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Synopsys wins more than 30 customers and more than 40 design wins for USB 3.0 IP

Why does it matter that Synopsys has more than 30 customers and 40 design wins for USB 3.0? An excellent question. Let’s start with this:  When will PCs have USB 3.0? In April this year, AMD and the Innovator that invented USB announced USB 3.0 will ship in 2012.   When will Microsoft support USB […]

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DisplayLink USB 3.0 to Dual Display Chip ready to order

DisplayLink now has the worlds first & only USB 3.0 to Dual Display Video Chip available for OEMs.  Here’s a demonstration of their DisplayLink with us at IDF. The chip lets you daisy chain up to 6 USB monitors, which means that the bandwidth of USB 3.0 let’s you run 6 displays running 1080p video. […]

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