Update: Cadence Completes Acquisition of Evatronix IP Business (Jun 13, 2013)
Evatronix and M31 Tech to offer a complete USB 3.0 solution with a digital IP controller, analog PHY and supporting software stacks and classes.
Bielsko-Biala, Poland/Hsinchu, Taiwan, – August 29, 2012 - Evatronix SA, developer of IP solutions for SuperSpeed and High-Speed controllers and M31 Tech, developer of the world’s smallest SuperSpeed USB 3.0 PHY, announced today the successful certification of a complete USB 3.0 solution and its immediate availability in the market. The solution passed all compliance tests run by the official USB body, USB-IF and can now officially bear the name of a USB-certified product.
The cooperation between the companies made it possible to offer USB application designers a verified and silicon-proven solution for the fastest USB connection available today. Digital IP and software experience by Evatronix merges ideally with the AMS expertise presented by M31 Technology to achieve the performance of individually designed components with the security and robustness of a complete, combined product.
The Evatronix SuperSpeed USB 3.0 digital IP is one of the most versatile products for USB applications. With support for all USB data transfer rates and all available USB classes, like mass storage (both UASP and BOT), communication and video/audio classes, the scope of applications is virtually unlimited.
The M31 USB 3.0 PHY IP adopts unique hybrid architecture to achieve low power, compact area and robust performance. Implemented in 0.11um process and with smallest area in the world, it helps customer's product to be lowest cost and most competitive. Based on rich USB experience and complete deliverables, it is very easy to integrate and validate in silicon.
“We’re happy to be in one boat with M31 Technology because of their support for many popular technology nodes and the market strategy,” said Dariusz Kaczmarczyk, USB Product Line Manager at Evatronix. “The synergy effect we’re getting here is exceptional, as our combined offering saves USB application designers a lot of integration issues, which can be pretty tricky at such high frequencies.”
“We are always thinking about providing the best silicon IP and service, namely, the IP boutique,” said H.P. Lin, the chairman & CEO, M31 Technology. “Now we are very proud to say our USB 3.0 Phy IP meets the boutique criteria because we find the best controller partner. Just like a tiger that has grown wings with redoubled power.”
Evatronix develops digital and mixed-signal Intellectual Property (IP) cores with complementary software and supporting application environments. We embrace hardware, software and design services elements to assist our customers in all SoC development stages, from concept to tape-out. Over a period of more than 20 years, Evatronix provided over 500 licenses for 8051, USB, NAND Flash, SDIO and multimedia solutions. We are headquartered in Poland, and employ more than 90 people worldwide.
For more information please visit the company’s web site at www.evatronix.com/ip
ABOUT M31 TECHNOLOGY
Founded on July 1st, 2011, M31 technology is the professional silicon Intellectual Property (IP) provider headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan. M31 has strong R&D and service team with senior working experience in IP, IC design and design automation fields. Our product is focused on high-speed Interface design, memory design, cell-lib & IO design, and data conversion design. M31's vision is to be the most trustworthy IP company in the semiconductor industry.
For more information please visit the company’s web site at http://www.m31tech.com