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LPDDR4: What Makes It Faster and Reduces Power Consumption

DRAM memories are the ‘heart’ of any computational device, e.g. smart phones, laptops, servers etc. LPDDR4 was mainly designed to increase memory speed and efficiency for mobile computing devices such as smartphones, tablets, and ultra-thin notebooks.  It supports speeds up to 4267Mbps (double the speed of LPDDR3) and 1.1 V input/output buffer power, along with […]

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Flavors of SPI: Emerging Protocol in Automotive

SPI interface is emerging as a popular choice in automotive applications ranging from sensors, display console, navigation systems, booting through SPI Flash and many more. SPI low pin count and configurable clock rate facilitate the requirements of the emerging automotive applications. Synchronous Serial Peripheral bus (SPI) allows synchronous serial communication between a controller and peripheral […]

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SoC Leaders Verify with Synopsys: Watch it Now

Synopsys hosted the annual Verification Luncheon and Customer Panel – SoC Leaders Verify with Synopsys at DAC 2017 in Austin, Texas. The panel featured industry experts and executives from Intel, Qualcomm, AMD, NXP, and Wave Computing, and drove our main messages of innovation and technology leadership, in addition to collaborations with market makers. In case you missed it, […]

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Ever Wonder How USB Type-C Works?

In our previous Type-C blog – What’s New with USB TYPE-C, we looked at why Type-C is the next-generation adaptor, which is thinner with multipurpose capabilities, making it quite handy to the end consumer. Along with fulfilling the power/charging abilities, it intends to proxy several cable plugs like VGA, HDMI, beefy USB Type-A connector, etc. Predominant […]

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Connecting DisplayPort to Multiple Devices

In our previous blog – Unraveling the Topologies of DisplayPort 1.4/1.3, we discussed SST (Single Stream Transport) topology in DisplayPort to transmit single stream from source to sink devices. We also touched upon basics of MST (Multi Stream Transport) topology to transmit multiple streams to single/multiple devices. In this blog we will delve into the different […]

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Rapid Adoption of Synopsys VIP for ARM AMBA 5 CHI

There was a time when coherent multi-processor systems were a niche technology with complex proprietary architectures. With ever increasing demand for performance, coherent systems with multiple processors and coherent accelerators are now being adopted rapidly across applications and market segments ranging from infrastructure networking and servers to storage and automotive. ARM® AMBA® 5 CHI provides […]

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Unraveling the Topologies of DisplayPort 1.4/1.3

DisplayPort is a display interface used to connect a video source to any display device such as monitor, projectors etc. DisplayPort enables high resolutions with support for deep color modes, faster refresh rates, and increased bandwidth with a support for all 3D video and audio formats. DisplayPort is widely used in the PC industry with […]

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What’s New with USB TYPE-C

The everlasting presence of the USB interface is evident with close to 5+ billion USB devices shipped each year. USB has always been the cornerstone of the consumer electronics market. USB Type-A and Type-B cables, interface and connectors have been ubiquitous on variety of devices – smartphones, PCs, video games, power backups, and automotive etc. […]

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Latest Buzz in Verification IP

    We recently released the Q2 VIP newsletter containing trending topics, leading solutions, in depth technical articles, videos, webinars and product announcements from VIP and protocol experts. In case you missed the latest buzz on Verification IP, you can read it here.                         […]

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Posted in ACE, AMBA, Automotive, CAN, CCI400, CHI, Data Center, Display, DisplayPort, eMMC, Ethernet AVB, FlexRay, HDCP, Interconects, JESD, LIN, MIPI, PCIe, Processor Subsystems, UFS | Comments Off on Latest Buzz in Verification IP

 

HDMI 2.1: Channeling the GenX Audio Video Experience

HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface), an audio video interface, has been around for quite some time connecting our TVs, computers, video game consoles, Blu-ray players, cable boxes, etc., to deliver top-quality audio video experience. The arrival of HDMI 2.1 was announced with the promise to deliver faster frame rates, better resolution, greater bandwidth, and a […]

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