Case Study: Large Enterprise Electronics Company

Challenges

  • Key project challenges drove the need for a third-party USB IP:
    • Meeting an aggressive time-to-market window
    • Reducing project risk
    • Ensuring compatibility/interoperability with existing USB products in the market

Use Case

  • Uses the following Synopsys USB IP:
    • USB 3.0 Controller
    • USB 3.0 PHY
    • USB 2.0 Controller
    • USB 2.0 PHY
  • Used the following process nodes to implement Synopsys’ USB IP:
    • 65-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
    • Standards certification and interoperability
    • Ease of integration effort
  • Rated Synopsys DesignWare USB IP in the following categories as compared to the competition:
    • Area: Differentiated
    • Power consumption: Highly differentiated
    • Performance: Highly differentiated
    • Standards certification: Differentiated
  • Saved 3-5 staff-months 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
    • Reduced development cost
    • Achieved first-to-market

Testimonials

“Synopsys USB IP reduced our development costs.”

Source:
TechValidate survey of a Large Enterprise Electronics Company

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Validated on Apr 26, 2013


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