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High Capacity and High Performance Flash Memory

High speed memory interface is a critical component to support high speed data in applications like personal computers, mobile phones, and digital cameras.  These applications require a high capacity and high performance NAND flash memory, and Toggle2NAND is one of the most suitable NAND interfaces. Toggle2NAND makes use of Double Data Rate (DDR) without a […]

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MIPI M-PHY 4.1 – Preventing Data Loss in High Speed Mobility Devices

In today’s world of smartphones and tablets, high speed data at low power consumption is becoming increasingly important. MIPI M-PHY supports multiple applications with high data bandwidth and low power consumption which makes it a popular specification for mobile devices. Applications like JEDEC UFS 3.0 and MIPI UniPro 1.8 now support MIPI M-PHY 4.1 which […]

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High Speed Memory in Smart Phones: MIPI UniPro v1.8 for JEDEC UFS v3.0

Flash storage is one of the most important component of a smart phone, and with every new version comes higher memory capacity and performance. The most rapidly adopted flash memory technology in recent years is Universal Flash Storage (UFS), with UFS v2.1 providing a maximum data rate of ~11Gbps. JEDEC has come up with the […]

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LPDDR5: Enhancements in Bandwidth, Reliability, and Power for IoT, AI, and Image Processing

New applications like Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous cars, Augmented reality, Embedded vision are driving stricter requirements around memory performance and power efficiency.  Memory is central to these systems, that require high bandwidth and speed along with lower power and lower cost. With these emerging market needs, the memory industry started to move from planar […]

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Bye Bye Bottlenecks – Automated SoC Performance Verification is Here!

SoC performance is a key competitive advantage in the marketplace, and the choice and configuration of protocol IP and interconnects is geared towards maximizing said performance. A case in point is the use of HBM (High Bandwidth Memory) technology and memory controllers. Currently in its third generation, HBM boasts of high-performance while using lesser power […]

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Latest Buzz on Next Generation Protocols

We recently published the VIP Newsletter for Jan 2018, containing trending topics, leading solutions, in depth technical articles, videos, webinars, and updates on next generation protocols. In case you missed the latest buzz on Verification IP, you can read it here.                     The Q1 2018 edition […]

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Posted in ACE, AMBA, Automotive, AXI, C-PHY, Camera, CHI, CSI, D-PHY, Data Center, DDR, Debug, Flash, Interconnects, LPDDR, Memory, Methodology, MIPI, Mobile SoC, NVMe, PCIe, Processor Subsystems, SPI, Storage, SystemVerilog, Test Suites, Type C, Uncategorized, UVM | Comments Off on Latest Buzz on Next Generation Protocols

 

Industry’s First Source Code Test Suite and Verification IP for Arm AMBA ACE5 and AXI5 Enables Early Adopter Success

Synopsys offers a broad set of verification solutions for next generation Arm® AMBA® protocols, including AMBA CHI Issue B, and verification automation solutions including Auto SoC Testbench Generation and AutoPerformance for AMBA protocols, which designers have widely adopted and achieved numerous tape-out successes. We continue the rapid expansion of Synopsys’ verification solutions for AMBA protocols […]

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Backbone of Automotive Safety Systems

Safety features have always been important in the automotive industry; it has certainly become the most critical requirement for autonomous vehicles. Have you ever wondered what technology makes it possible for multiple sensors located at front, rear sections and inside the doors to work in a coordinated manner for early crash detection and operate the […]

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Next Generation Memory Technology for Graphics, Networking and HPC

In this era of revolutionary technologies, memory plays a vital role in any application that requires high-speed processing. High-resolution graphics require high-speed and high-bandwidth graphics memory, resulting in rapid adoption of next generation memory technology High-Bandwidth Memory (HBM). HBM is finding its way into leading-edge graphics, networking, HPC (High Performance Computing), and Artificial Intelligence systems; […]

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Arm AMBA 5 AHB5: Accelerating the Embedded and IoT World

Ever since Arm released the Arm® AMBA® 5 AHB5 protocol specifications, questions have arisen among users in the design and verification community—”Why AHB5?”, “What is new in AHB5?” etc. This post initiates a short series of blogs in which we will address these questions and introduce the new features of AMBA 5 AHB5. Why AMBA […]

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