August 26, 2015
Gervais Fong is a senior product manager for mixed-signal PHY IP at Synopsys.

USB Type-C: easier for users, harder for designers

Implementing the reversible connector of USB Type-C demands a rethink of the PHY architecture to achieve the most cost-effective IP solution
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August 19, 2015
Jai Durgam, Synopsys

Make vs buy in automotive IP

A look at some of the quality and safety requirements that must be met when developing and applying semiconductor IP to the automotive sector.
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June 22, 2015
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Verifying MIPI interfaces in SoCs

Verifying MIPI interfaces including CSI-2, CPHY, DPHY, MPY, Unipro and the UFS host controller on complex SoCs - should you make or buy the necessary VIP?
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April 20, 2015
Michael Thompson is the senior manager of product marketing for ARC processors and embedded vision at Synopsys.

Neural networks bring advanced object detection to embedded vision

Dedicated processors using convolutional neural networking techniques bring advanced vision techniques such as object recognition to embedded systems.
February 24, 2015
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Object-based audio demands higher-performance audio processors

High-performance audio processors will introduce consumers to an upgraded theater-quality audio experience.
October 27, 2014
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Enabling symmetric multiprocessing for embedded Linux on ARC processor cores

This article looks at some of the key architectural and implementation decisions Synopsys has made in developing a version of its HS series of licensable processor cores to serve the embedded Linux market
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August 27, 2014
Prasad Saggurti is the product marketing manager for embedded memory IP at Synopsys.

Six key criteria for deciding to migrate to a finFET process

Moving to a finFET process means considering process readiness, cost and yield, as well as the traditional power, performance and area advantages
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July 9, 2014
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Using Ethernet in automotive networks

Will Ethernet become the dominant interconnect for automotive applications? A look at the market trends and standards, and how to use Ethernet IP and virtual-prototyping solutions in automotive applications.
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June 27, 2014

How to use PCI Express in low-power mobile SoCs by exploiting M-PCIe

How to use PCIe in low-power SoCs by swapping the standard PCIe PHY for M-PCIe, defined by MIPI for mobile use
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April 28, 2014
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Overcoming the power/performance paradox in processor IP

The configurability of processor IP such as Synopsys' ARC HS family gives designers the option to optimise for power, performance or a combination of both.
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