Case Study: Medium Enterprise Electronics Company

Challenges

  • Key project challenges drove the need for a third-party USB IP:
    • Meeting an aggressive time-to-market window
    • Reducing development cost
    • Meeting performance, power and area targets
    • Availability of IP in target foundry process
    • Reducing project risk

Use Case

  • Uses the following Synopsys USB IP:
    • USB 2.0 PHY
  • Used the following process nodes to implement Synopsys’ USB IP:
    • 55-nm
  • Integrated Synopsys USB IP into Industrial (test & measurement, etc.) SoC.

Results

  • Main reasons for selecting Synopsys’ USB IP:
    • Extensive silicon success
    • Standards certification and interoperability
    • Availability on required process node(s)
  • Rated Synopsys DesignWare USB IP in the following categories as compared to the competition:
    • Area: Highly differentiated
    • Power consumption: Highly differentiated
    • Performance: Highly differentiated
    • Standards certification: Highly differentiated
    • Features/capabilities: Highly differentiated
    • Ease of integration: Extremely differentiated
    • Completeness of solution (e.g., controller + PHY + verification IP): Extremely differentiated
  • Saved 1-2 staff-months in development and integration over their alternatives with Synopsys USB IP.
  • Realized the following benefits with Synopsys USB IP:
    • Accelerated development schedule
    • Received knowledgeable and responsive technical support

Testimonials

“Using Synopsys USB IP can save you integration, verification, and system design time.”

Source:
TechValidate Survey of a Medium Enterprise Electronics Company

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Validated on Oct 26, 2012


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