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eUSB2 for Lower Voltage Processes and Lower Power

From a Galaxy Far, Far Away (or More Like 2015 ish) The USB-IF anticipated that process nodes would advance to a point where the USB 2.0 standard of 3.3V signally wouldn’t work anymore. Or rather, the IO voltages in advanced process nodes don’t support generating or receiving 3.3V for signaling.

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Posted in USB, USB IP, USB Video, USB-IF


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


A cool video on USB 3.2 and USB 3.2 Primer Part 2

A cool video on USB 3.2 and USB 3.2 Primer Part 2

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Posted in USB 3.2, USB Video


USB in Automotive Applications

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).

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Posted in Everyday USB, iPhone, Mobile Phone, SuperSpeed USB, Type C, USB 3.0, USB 3.1, USB Power, Mobile Phones, Tablets, USB Video, USB-C, USB-IF


Why my Video Cameras and Digital Cameras really need USB 3.0 – Part 4

So here’s the projected retail price of a 256GB SSD with fast flash inside it

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Posted in Digital Video, DSC, DVC, NAND Flash, USB Video


Fujitsu, Lenovo USB 3.0 Docking Stations, Fast USB 3.0 Flash Drive Dialog

Fujitsu and Lenovo announced USB 3.0 Docking Stations both using the DisplayLink USB 3.0 to HDMI chip.

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Posted in SuperSpeed USB, Tablets, USB 3.0, USB 3.0 Products, USB Demonstration, USB Video


The World’s First Demonstration of SuperSpeed InterChip (SSIC)

Synopsys worked with the USB-IF SSIC Working Group to develop a SSIC Proof of Concept demonstration. 

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Posted in FPGA-Based Prototyping, HSIC, Smartphone, SSIC, SuperSpeed USB, Synopsys USB Demonstration, USB Certification, USB Demonstration, USB Video, USB-IF


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).

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Posted in HAPS, Synopsys USB Demonstration, USB 3.0, USB 3.0 Adoption, USB Certification, USB IP, USB Video


DisplayLink shipping with Synopsys USB 3.0 and HDMI


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Posted in DisplayPort, HDMI, USB 3.0 Adoption, USB 3.0 PHY, USB 3.0 Products, USB IP, USB Video


Synopsys USB 3.0 xHCI Host with MCCI Windows Stacks and Drivers

We’ve achieved read speeds of 320 Megabytes per second (MBps) with the following configuration:

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Posted in USB 3.0, USB 3.0 PHY, USB IP, USB Video