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Archive for 2019

 

USB4: Higher Performance and Combined Data, Display, and Power

The most awaited news of the year is officially here! USB Promoter Group has officially announced USB4 specification, which is an extensive upgrade over USB 3.2 specification. The new specification guarantees double the speed of USB 3.2 Gen 2×2, and has built in Thunderbolt™ 3 compatibility. The official specification release is expected by mid-2019. Aligning with […]

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DDR5/4/3/2: How Memory Density and Speed Increased with each Generation of DDR

The key features driving future memories are memory density, speed, lower operating voltage, and faster access. DDR5 supports memory density from 8Gb to 64Gb combined with a wide range of data rate from 3200 MT/s to 6400 MT/s.  The operating voltage of DDR5 is further reduced from 1.2V of DDR4 to 1.1V. The speed that […]

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How 8k UHD Displays for Emerging Technologies are Enabled in MIPI DSI

High resolution 8k UHD displays for emerging technologies like connected cars, IoT, and AR/VR (Augmented/Virtual Reality) require high bandwidth to support the high-resolution transmission. MIPI DSI is the widely used display interface, but the bandwidth provided by PHY layers isn’t sufficient enough to support the high-resolution displays; therefore, a compression technique like DSC (Display Stream […]

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Dynamic HDR in HDMI 2.1: The Ideal Display for TV and Mobiles

The latest buzzword in the world of TVs and smartphones is High Dynamic Range (HDR). Many of us might already know that an HDR TV improves the viewing experience by offering better picture quality, just like people who use the latest smartphones know that turning on the HDR mode in the camera helps in capturing […]

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Trending Articles on DDR5/LPDDR5, DFI 5.0, PCIe 5.0, UFS 3.0, and Type-C

We recently published the VIP Newsletter for Jan 2019. It provides the latest information on Verification IP, including blogs, trending topics, industry-leading announcements, in-depth technical articles, videos and webinars. The Q1 2019 edition of the newsletter is now available, covering content on new VIP for next-generation protocol specifications as well as updates on existing VIP. In case […]

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