DesignWare Videos

What is an Embedded Vision Processor?

Understand what is included in embedded vision processors, the features and functions that they provide, and the tools designers use for implementation. This video also compares embedded vision processors to GPUs, DSPs, and FPGAs.

Gordon Cooper, Embedded Vision Product Marketing Manager, Synopsys

Featured PCIe Video: Architectural Exploration with DesignWare IP for PCI Express

This video shows an example of how designers can use Synopsys’ DesignWare IP for PCI Express and CoreConsult to easily change the configurations of their PCI Express design and evaluate tradeoffs between performance and cost. This PCI Express architectural exploration can be performed at your desk without the need for changes from a far off factory. 

Richard Solomon, Technical Marketing Manager, PCIe, Synopsys

Faster Timing Closure and Design Integration with DesignWare SD/eMMC PHY IP

In this video, Jason Mangattur, Sr. Manager of AMS Circuit Design at Synopsys details some of the biggest mobile storage challenges – timing closure , I/O design, integration – designers are facing, and how to overcome them using DesignWare SD/eMMC PHY IP. 

Jason Mangattur, Senior Manager, AMS Circuit Design, Synopsys

Introduction to Embedded Vision

This video is your starting point for learning about embedded vision. It provides an overview of embedded vision and starts the conversation on how embedded vision is changing the way humans interact with their electronic devices.

Gordon Cooper, Embedded Vision Product Marketing Manager, Synopsys

Featured DDR Video: Training DIMMs to 3200 Mbps with DesignWare DDR4/3 PHY IP

See how the Synopsys DDR4/3 PHY IP can program and train a wide variety of UDIMMs, RDIMMs, LRDIMMs and 3DS-DIMMs with excellent signal integrity. You’ll also see the results from a shared AC system and when reflection is introduced to the system. 

Marc Greenberg, Director of Product Marketing, Synopsys Brett Murdock, Solutions Architect, Synopsys

Featured IP Prototyping Kit Video: Prototype & Integrate USB 3.1 Type-C IP in Minutes

Reduce USB 3.1 Type-C IP prototyping and integration effort using DesignWare IP Prototyping Kits. The kits provide the essential hardware and software elements needed to start implementing the certified USB 3.1 IP in an SoC in minutes. The included simulation testbench, reference drivers, and application examples enable designers to start their own IP software development right out of the box.

Hugo Neto, Technical Marketing Manager, Synopsys

Featured USB Video: Industry's First Certified 10G USB 3.1 IP Solution Demonstrated at IDF16

Join Gervais Fong and Mick Posner as they demonstrate industry's first certified USB 3.1 Gen2 IP solution. Shown at Intel Developer Forum 2016, the video also displays the high performance designers can expect from DesignWare USB 3.1 IP in their SoCs.

Gervais Fong, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Synopsys; Mick Posner, Director Product Marketing Director, Synopsys

Secure Your IoT Device with Ultra-Low Power ARC Processors

Learn how DesignWare ARC Processors help secure your IoT design without an extra security core, keeping area and power consumption to a minimum.


Designing 7-nm IP, Bring It On Moore!

In keeping with Moore’s Law, discover how Synopsys is developing 10nm/7nm IP for SoC designs. Learn how tradeoffs are made in electrostatics, leakage, pattern, manufacturability and transistor performance to meet PPA requirements. See how quantum effects impact FinFET designs in terms of fin width, fin height and anything that impacts bandgap. Technology can be scaled to 7nm, bringing performance and power improvements.

Navraj Nandra, Sr. Director of Marketing, Synopsys

Featured Bluetooth Video: DesignWare Bluetooth® Low Energy IP Solution with Link Layer and PHY

This demonstration features Synopsys’ complete DesignWare Bluetooth® Low Energy IP solution operating in two distinct roles – as a central device and a peripheral device. Synopsys’ qualified Bluetooth Low Energy IP solution is compliant with the latest specification, will support Bluetooth 5, and offers a compact, low-power wireless IP solution for wearables and smart home applications.

Manuel Mota, Product Marketing Manager, Synopsys

What is ASIP Designer?

See how Synopsys’ ASIP Designer tool suite uses a single input specification to generate an SDK featuring a highly optimizing C compiler, instruction-set simulator, assembler, linker and debugger, and synthesizable RTL. The tool’s rapid architectural exploration capability and the ability to make rapid changes in your processor model make it easy to optimize the processor for your specific requirements. 

Bo Wu, Technical Marketing Manager and Steve Cox, Sr. Manager, Business Development, Synopsys

IoT Always-on Demonstration using the DesignWare® Smart Data Fusion IP Subsystem

This demonstration shows always-on functions including 9D sensor fusion and voice activation, gesture recognition and face detection to control MP3 playback. The demo platform includes a silicon-based MCU with an integrated ARC® EM5D-based Smart Data Fusion Subsystem and 2 megabytes of MONOS embedded flash. 

Rich Collins, Product Marketing Manager, DesignWare Sensor IP Subsystem, Synopsys

Synopsys Accelerates IoT Designs with Comprehensive IP Portfolio

John Blyler, editorial director for IoT Embedded Systems talks to Ron Lowman about how Synopsys has re-architected and optimized its comprehensive IP portfolio to address connectivity, security, energy-efficiency and sensor processing requirements of IoT designs.

John Blyler, Editorial Director, IoT Embedded Systems Ron Lowman, Strategic Marketing Manager for IoT, Synopsys

Synopsys ARC EM DSP Processors for Low-Power Embedded Systems

Learn about Synopsys' DesignWare® ARC® EM DSP Family, consisting of the ARC EM5D, EM7D, EM9D, and EM11D processors that are specifically designed for ultra-low power embedded DSP applications. The processors are ideally suited for DSP-intensive functions such as sensor fusion, voice detection, speech recognition and audio processing that are common in Internet of Things (IoT) and other embedded applications.

Angela Raucher, Product Line Manager, ARC EM Processors, Synopsys

Object Detection Demo with DesignWare EV Family of Vision Processors

In this speed sign detection demo, see how the DesignWare EV vision processors offer high accuracy and performance for embedded vision applications. The EV vision processors are built on a multicore architecture that is optimized for vision applications, and implement a convolutional neural network (CNN) that can operate at more than 1000 GOPS/Watt.

Speaker: Mike Thompson, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, ARC & Embedded Vision Processors, Synopsys

Energy Harvesting, Sensors & SoCs for the IoT Era

Today’s IoT devices require components such as sensors and implanted medical devices to be autonomous and have life-long renewable sources of energy. This session describes the IoT market trends, SoC components required for the IoT such as sensors and implantable devices, and energy harvesting methods. 

Jamil Kawa, Scientist, Synopsys

embARC Open Software Platform Accelerates Development of ARC Processor-based Embedded Systems

Learn about Synopsys’ embARC Open Software Platform, an easily accessible and productive solution for developing ARC processor-based embedded software. It gives software developers online access to a comprehensive suite of free and open-source software that eases the development of code for IoT and other embedded applications. Device drivers, operating systems and middleware ported to and optimized for ARC processors are available for download free of cost from the website.

Allen Watson, Product Marketing Manager, Synopsys

Featured NVM Video: Introducing DesignWare® Medium Density NVM IP

Learn about Synopsys’ new DesignWare Medium Density Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) IP, an alternative to embedded flash memory without additional masks or processing steps for Analog ICs, reducing die cost by up to 25%.

Angela Raucher, NVM Product Line Manager, Synopsys and Soheil Modirzadeh, Marketing Programs Manager, Synopsys

Featured IP Subsystems Video: 9D Sensor Fusion Demonstration Featuring DesignWare Sensor IP Subsystem

See Synopsys’ 9D sensor fusion demo that calculates motion orientation using three independent 3-axis sensors. The 9D sensor fusion hardware and software demo platform is based on Synopsys' DesignWare ARC EM Starter Kit and consists of the ARC EM processor, filtering and math accelerators, and interfaces such as UART, SPI, I2C and GPIO.

Rich Collins, Product Marketing Manager, Synopsys

Physical IP Development on FinFET - There's Nothing Planar About It!

This video discusses the FinFET characteristics of physical IP design and how they differ from planar devices. It will describe the impact FinFETs have on existing circuit designs and layout topologies for widely used IP such as DDR, USB, PCI Express, embedded memories and logic libraries.

Navraj Nandra, Sr. Director of Marketing for the DesignWare Analog/Mixed Signal IP, Embedded Memories and Logic Libraries, Synopsys

Featured HDMI Video: Synopsys Demonstrates DesignWare HDMI 2.0 IP Solution

Join us in the Synopsys HDMI lab to see a demo of our HDMI 2.0 transmitter and receiver performance and features such as 4K video, YCbCr 4:2:0 colorimetry, and the HDCP 2.2 content protection standard.

Luis Laranjeira, R&D Manager, Synopsys

Synopsys Launches DesignWare ARC Software Development Platforms

Learn how Synopsys’ new DesignWare® ARC® Software Development Platforms help designers accelerate software development for their ARC processor-based designs. These ready-to-use, integrated hardware and software platforms provide software developers an out-of-the-box solution that incorporates the hardware and software needed to significantly accelerate the code development, including silicon-proven ARC processors, peripheral I/O, operating systems and drivers, all on a single, integrated platform. 

Allen Watson, Product Marketing Manager, ARC Tools, Synopsys

Featured Ethernet Video: Reducing EMI in SerDes PHYs using Spread Spectrum Clocking

Learn what spread spectrum clocking (SSC) is and why it is important to high-speed SerDes design.

John Stonick, Synopsys Fellow, Solutions Group, Synopsys and Rita Horner, Sr. Technical Marketing Manager, Mixed Signal IP, Synopsys 

Synopsys’ New DesignWare ARC HS Processors for Next-Generation Embedded Systems

Learn about Synopsys’ new DesignWare® ARC® HS processors, a new family of 32-bit high-speed, low-power processors optimized for power efficiency (DMIPS/mW) and area efficiency (DMIPS/mm²).

Mike Thompson, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, ARC Processors, Synopsys 

Designing IP for FinFET Technology: The Opportunities and Challenges

FinFETs are emerging as the device technology of choice at advanced nodes. This introduces new design challenges for IP development, which require knowledge of and experience in designing with FinFETs to ensure design success. This video describes the benefits and challenges of transitioning from planar to FinFET technologies and how IP plays a significant role in this transition.

Jamil Kawa, R&D Director, Synopsys 

Featured SATA Video: SATA Host IP Demo Using a Port Multiplier and FIS-Based Switching

See how DesignWare SATA host controller IP issues read/write commands to Port Multiplier-attached drives, while FIS-based switching interleaves the data packets to enhance the utilization of the 6 Gbps SATA link bandwidth

Mat Loikkanen, SATA R&D, Synopsys 

Featured Analog Video: Synopsys Demonstrates Next Generation DesignWare Data Converter IP solution

Synopsys shows the next generation DesignWare ADC IP 12-bit 250 MSPS, delivering outstanding performance, robustness and ultra low power dissipation of up to 50% less than previous generations.

Manuel Mota, Technical Marketing Manager, Synopsys and José Carmo, Application Engineer, Synopsys -

Introducing the DesignWare HPC Design Kit

Learn how Synopsys' DesignWare HPC Design Kit, a single package containing high-speed and high-density memory instances and standard cell libraries, allow designers to optimize all their on-chip CPU, GPU and DSP IP cores for maximum speed, smallest area or lowest power. Hear about the results achieved on the Imagination PowerVR™ Series6 GPU core.