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    Article Implementing USB Type-C

    A look at three design challenges for USB Type-C: implementing two SuperSpeed datapaths on a reversible connector; partitioning the design to support multiple USB Type-C variants; and partitioning the management software.

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    Expert Insight Where tools end and best practices begin

    Learn how you can benchmark your design practices against the most successful players in the PCB market – and why you should.

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  1. Manuel Mota, technical marketing manager, Bluetooth IP, Synopsys
    Expert Insight Enabling energy-efficient wireless IoT designs with Bluetooth Smart IP

    A quick look at Bluetooth Smart and how it can be used to provide network connections in certain classes of IoT application.

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  3. Article Floorplanning complex SoCs with multiple levels of physical hierarchy


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    Article Using end-to-end prototyping to reduce the impact of rising software content in SoCs

    A look at using end-to-end prototyping to ease architecture development, hardware/software integration, and system validation in SoC designs

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