Case Study: Networking Chip Company


  • Key project challenges drove the need for a third-party USB IP:
    • Reducing development cost
    • Availability of IP in target foundry process

Use Case

  • Uses the following Synopsys USB IP:
    • USB 2.0 PHY
  • Used the following process nodes to implement Synopsys’ USB IP:
    • 40-nm
  • Integrated Synopsys USB IP into Personal Computing & Peripherals/Digital Office (desktop/laptop, MFD/MFP, printer, scanner, monitor, projector) SoC.


  • Main reasons for selecting Synopsys’ USB IP:
    • Availability on required process node(s)
  • Saved > 1 staff-year in development and integration over their alternatives with Synopsys USB IP.
  • Realized the following benefits with Synopsys USB IP:
    • Reduced development cost


“It would have taken us a lot longer to develop the IP ourselves, if we hadn’t selected Synopsys USB IP.”

TechValidate Survey of a Large Enterprise Electronics Company

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Validated on Oct 26, 2012

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