USB 2.0 could become an integration standard for IoT SoCs, due to its ubiquity, available drivers, support for rapid prototyping, and area efficiency.
FinFET processes and libraries are maturing, enabling designers to explore the best ways to take advantage of the capabilities of the new transistor design
A look at how DDR DRAM is being adapted for use in automotive systems, and the demands its use puts upon interface IP for SoCs.
A look at the ways in which the evolving MIPI standard is being used to provide connectivity in automotive, mobile, multimedia, virtual reality, augmented reality and related applications.
A look at implementing Bluetooth low energy interfaces into a design and the trade-offs involved in making different levels of integration
IoT security is critical. Embedding a root of trust in hardware can provide the firm foundation necessary for a more secure IoT implementation.
Enabling autonomous driving will demand embedded processors that can process multiple HD video streams and analyse them using convolutional neural networks.
A look at the ways in which the I2C serial interface specification is being updated to form I3C, and its use in sensor subsystems
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.
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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