Case Study: Global 500 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
    • Reducing project risk

Use Case

  • Uses the following Synopsys USB IP:
    • USB 3.0 Controller
    • USB 3.0 PHY
  • Used the following process nodes to implement Synopsys’ USB IP:
    • 28-nm
  • Integrated Synopsys USB IP into Mobile Multimedia (smartphone, tablet/netbook, digital camera, camcorder, etc.) SoC.

Results

  • Main reasons for selecting Synopsys’ USB IP:
    • Extensive silicon success
    • First to support latest USB standards or features
    • Previous experience with Synopsys IP
  • Rated Synopsys DesignWare USB IP’s “ease of integration” and “completeness of solution (e.g., controller + PHY + verification IP)” as Differentiated as compared to the competition
  • Saved > 1 staff-year in development and integration over their alternatives with Synopsys USB IP.
  • Realized the following benefits with Synopsys USB IP:
    • Achieved first pass silicon success
    • Accelerated development schedule
    • Received knowledgeable and responsive technical support

Testimonials

“Synopsys IP saved us in development costs. We only had to focus on integrating and verifying the IP.”

Source:
TechValidate Survey of a Global 500 Electronics Company

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Validated on Dec 04, 2012


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