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January 19, 2017
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USB Type-C: Verification challenges and solutions

The USB Type-C connector is versatile and already gaining traction in laptops, tablets and desktops. Here's how verification IP plays an important role in achieving the best implementation.
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April 12, 2016
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Understanding the USB 3.1 protocol

A look at USB 3.1, which offers data rates of up to 10Gbit/s, and the way that the USB 3.1 protocol has changed to support this rate.
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December 17, 2015
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Integrated IP supports cost-efficient USB Type-C

The arrival of USB Type C provides an opportunity for SoC design teams with opportunities to provide customers with significant cost savings. Integrated IP will help the process.
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March 28, 2012

Verification IP

Verification IP is becoming an increasingly important component for system design due to the rapid proliferation of new protocols and interfaces, chiefly driven by mobile comms.
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April 14, 2010
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The new kid on the USBlock: introducing SuperSpeed 3.0

The USB 3.0 specification was approved in 2008 and the first certified products to take advantage of its SuperSpeed (5Gbit/s) were launched at January’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. As more support for the standard becomes available, engineers will find themselves considering the specification’s implementation on all types of system projects during the course [...]
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September 1, 2009

Pushing USB 2.0 to the limit

USB offers many advantages for use on embedded systems, although software developers remain concerned about the additional complexity it can bring to an application. For example, software drivers for SPI, RS-232 and other traditional serial protocols typically involve little more than read and write routines, while USB software drivers can span thousands of lines, incorporating […]

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