High-Quality IP for Connected Vehicle and Infotainment

Auto makers are planning the next-generation passenger experience to embrace the content explosion brought by smartphones and cloud connectivity. From embedded functions such as on-board navigation and satellite radio, to gesture recognition and Internet applications, infotainment growth for the connected car is driving the need for flexible and adaptable solutions. 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® and EV vision processors to speed SoC development in the latest 28-nm and 16/14-nm FinFET process technologies. Synopsys also offers Ethernet IP that supports Audio Video Bridging (AVB) and Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) standards, and enables predictable and reliable networks for functional safety ADAS applications. 

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ARC CPU

  • 32-bit multi core ARC processors for ADAS & infotainment
  • Add custom instructions for automotive protocols
  • Available in dual- and quad-core with I and D caches or cacheless configurations
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Ethernet

  • 10/100/1000 Ethernet controller supporting Audio Video Bridging
  • Ideal for real-time, multimedia automotive networks
  • Support for IEEE 1588-2002/2008 for networked clk synch
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MIPI D-PHY

ADC/DAC

  • High-performance, high-speed 10- and 12-bit at 320 MSPS ADCs
  • General-purpose, high-resolution ADCs, auxiliary DACs and VDACs
  • Ideal analog interface for automotive microcontrollers
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Datapath

  • Achieve area and power reduction using optimized datapath logic
  • Over 40 instantiable blocks for multimedia and image processing
  • Data-tracking pipeline management technology to reduce power consumption
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Datapath

  • Achieve area and power reduction using optimized datapath logic
  • Over 40 instantiable blocks for multimedia and image processing
  • Data-tracking pipeline management technology to reduce power consumption
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HDMI

  • HDMI 1.4 and 2.0 compliant controller and PHY IP
  • Configurable modes support dual-mode or Tx/Rx-only
  • Supports Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) interface
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Advanced Peripherals UART

  • Popular industry standard interface
  • Highly configurable to meet specific design requirements
  • DMA hardware handshaking I/F compatible w/ AMBA peripheral
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Advanced Peripherals SPI/QSPI

  • Popular industry standard interfaces
  • Highly configurable to meet specific design requirements
  • DMA hardware handshaking I/F compatible w/ AMBA peripheral
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SD/eMMC

  • Storage Host Controller optimized for low power, high performance storage
  • Fully configurable multi-protocol support
  • Supports optional integrated DMA
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LPDDR4 PHY & Controller

AMBA AXI

  • Interconnect IP for ARM® AMBA® 4 AXI, ACE-lite™, AXI3™, AHB™, APB™
  • Automated AMBA subsystem assembly
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Embedded Memories and Logic Libraries

Sensor & Control IP Subsystem

  • Optimized to process data from digital and analog sensors
  • Offload host processors for power efficient processing
  • ARC EM ISO 26262 Functional Safety Package
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USB 3.0 PHY & Controller

  • Interface to USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 devices
  • 5 Gbps USB 3.0 SuperSpeed read/write performance
  • Supports both Host and Device operation
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PCIe PHY & Controller

  • PCIe root port/endpoint with RAS features
  • High-performance, multi-standard PCIe PHY
  • Configurable PCIe Controller for PCIe® 3.1, 2.1 & 1.1
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MIPI I3C Controller

  • Compliant with the latest MIPI I3C specification
  • Backward compatible with the I2C slave devices
  • Supports all data rates up to 33.4 Mbps
  • In-band interrupts within the 2-wire interface
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Security

Datapath

  • Achieve area and power reduction using optimized datapath logic
  • Over 40 instantiable blocks for multimedia and image processing
  • Data-tracking pipeline management technology to reduce power consumption
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Highlights

  • Low latency, multi-port LPDDR4 controller and PHY supporting speeds up to 3200 Mbps offers multi-port access to shared main memory, enabling protocol engines for embedded vision and high-performance heterogeneous processing.
  • Configurable Ethernet QoS controller is optimized for low latency and supports high-performance automotive applications requiring audio video bridging including the new Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) standards.
  • MIPI D-PHY and MIPI CSI-2 and DSI controllers meet the latest MIPI specifications and enable multiple camera and display scenarios while meeting power and area requirements.
  • HDMI and MHL Tx/Rx PHY and controller solutions offer ability to locate ADAS SoC remotely from video system as well as supporting MHL-based smartphone connectivity.
  • 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.
  • EV vision processors offer multicore architecture for object detection implementing convolutional neural network (CNN) with OpenCV and OpenVX software programming environments.
  • 32-bit ARC EM Processor with Safety Enhancement Package (SEP) and ARC EM Safety Island IP support ISO 26262 Functional Safety applications with integrated hardware safety features.
  • PCI Express® controllers and PHY is optimized for power, performance and area with data protection and reliability features.
  • SATA 6G Host and Device controller and PHY support both SATA and eSATA including AHCI programming model support multiple ports.
  • 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.

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