IP for Connected Vehicle and Infotainment

Infotainment SoCs supporting real-time multimedia networks and incorporating the latest interface IP standards and protocols in emerging automotive operating systems require a broad, high-quality IP portfolio for automotive applications. Synopsys offers USB, LPDDR4, HDMI, MIPI, PCI Express®, mobile storage, security, data converters, logic libraries, embedded memories, Sensor and Control IP Subsystem, and ARC® Processors to speed connected vehicle and infotainment SoC development in the latest 28-nm and 16/14-nm FinFET process technologies.

Synopsys also offers Ethernet IP that supports Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) standards and enables predictable and reliable networks for functional safety ADAS applications.


  • USB4 IP offers the features in the USB4 specification, including Type-C connectivity and support for DisplayPort 1.4a TX, PCI Express, and Thunderbolt 3, with controllers, routers, PHYs, and verification IP
  • Low latency, multi-port LPDDR4 controller and PHY supporting speeds up to 3200 Mbps for multi-port access to shared main memory
  • Configurable Ethernet QoS controller optimized for low latency and high-performance automotive applications requiring audio video bridging including the new Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) standards
  • MIPI display IP offers integrated C-PHY/D-PHY IP supporting speeds up to 24 Gbps and MIPI DSI/DSI-2 controllers
  • MIPI I3C controller, compliant with the latest MIPI I3C specification, supports all data rates up to 33.4 Mbps with in-band interrupts within the 2-wire interface
  • UFS host controller provides high-throughput, low-power, low-latency embedded and removable storage
  • HDMI controller and PHY,  compliant with the latest HDMI 2.1 specification, deliver the highest digital video & audio experience
  • HPC Design Kit with embedded memories optimized for SoC processors: CPU, GPU and DSP are designed for demanding electro migration conditions
  • STAR Memory System offers ECC support for multi-bit error correction.
  • Security IP for HDCP 2.2 offers increased content protection
  • Sensor & Control IP Subsystem optimized to process data from digital and analog sensors and offload host processors to enable more power-efficient processing of the sensor data is implemented using Synopsys’ 32-bit ARC EM processor
  • ARC EV Vision Processors offer multicore architecture for fast, accurate object detection, classification and scene segmentation by implementing deep neural networks (DNNs) with OpenCV and OpenVX software programming environment
  • ARC EM, HS, and EV Functional Safety Processor IP supports ISO 26262 functional safety applications with integrated hardware safety features
  • PCI Express® controllers and PHY are optimized for power, performance, latency and area with data protection and reliability features
  • 12-bit SAR ADC offers high resolution up to 12-bit, 320MSPS ADC/DAC converters with high dynamic range and high speed for extended application range