USB market remains strong for both USB 2.0 and 3.0 design activity
San Jose, California – November 27, 2012 - Arasan Chip Systems, Inc. (“Arasan”), a leading provider of Total IP Solutions, announced today it has strengthened its leading position in the USB market by being the only IP provider offering a complete USB solution to the market; USB Digital IP, PHY, HSIC PHY, Stack, and Drivers.
Arasan Chip Systems provides a complete suite of USB-compliant IP including low speed, high speed and super speed USB products. Arasan became a member if the USB-IF standards body in 1996 and delivered its first USB 1.0 IP product in that year. The offering expanded to USB 2.0 products in 2000 and USB 3.0 products in 2009. Arasan’s customer base includes many major systems and SoC companies in variety of industries, and Arasan has licensed its USB products to 50+ companies.
In addition to offering a complete suite of digital IP for USB, Arasan’s analog IP team has also developed the USB 2.0 PHY and USB HSIC PHY. As part of its Total IP Solution approach to IP, Arasan also offers USB USB 3.0 software stacks and drivers which are backward compatible with 2.0 specifications.
“Arasan is well known for its market leading position in SD and MIPI, but had a comprehensive USB offering as well” said Andrew Haines, Vice President of worldwide Marketing at Arasan. “We started out in 1996 with our USB 1.0 Device, and have since then built a complete USB which now includes our analog PHY solutions.”
Arasan’s USB Digital IP, USB 2.0 PHY, USB HSIC PHY are available immediately for licensing. Deliverables include Verilog HDL of the IP Core, Verification IP, synthesis scripts, and documentation for the soft IP and GDSII for the hard IP. Arasan’s UFS Hardware Validation Platforms are also available now.
Arasan Chip Systems is a leading provider of Total IP Solutions for mobile storage and connectivity applications. Arasan’s high-quality, silicon-proven, Total IP Solutions include digital IP cores, analog PHY interfaces, verification IP, hardware verification kits, protocol analyzers, software stacks and drivers, and optional customization services for MIPI, USB, SD, SDIO, MMC/eMMC, CF, UFS, xD and many other popular standards. Arasan’s Total IP products serve system architects and chip design teams in mobile, gaming and desktop computing systems that require silicon-proven, validated IP, delivered with the ability to integrate and verify both digital, analog and software components in the shortest possible time with the lowest risk.
Unlike many other IP providers, Arasan’s Total IP Solution encompasses all aspects of IP development and integration, including analog and digital cores, hardware development kits, protocol analyzers, validation IP and software stacks and drivers and optional architecture consulting and customization services. Based in San Jose, CA, USA, Arasan Chip Systems has a 16 year track record of IP and IP standards development leadership.
To learn more about Arasan’s USB solution, please visit our product page at arasan.com.