Synopsys Specialty I/O

Synopsys Specialty I/O provides the functionality and reliability required for market segments such as mobile, automotive, and cloud. Available in process technologies from 3-nm to 180-nm, the specialty I/O library includes support for multiple voltages and a full set of support cells (supply, corner spacers, diode breakers, terminators). Synopsys specialty I/Os meet critical power, performance, area (PPA) and reliability requirements for standards including LVDS, sLVDS, eMMC, I2C and I3C.

Synopsys 3.3V/1.8V I2C IO IP with 5V Fail Safe for GF 12LP Datasheet
Synopsys 3.3V/1.8V LVDS RX IO IP for GF 12LP Datasheet
Synopsys Foundation IP for Intel 16 Datasheet
Synopsys Foundation IP for TSMC N5 Datasheet
Synopsys Foundation IP for TSMC N6 Datasheet
Synopsys Foundation IP for TSMC N7 Datasheet

Product Update: New DesignWare IOs

Join this update on Synopsys’ DesignWare GPIO and Specialty IO IP, including LVDS, I2C and I3C. The IO portfolio is silicon-proven across a range of foundries and process nodes, and is ready for your next SoC design.

Faisal Goriawalla
Foundation IP Product Marketing Manager


  • LVDS I/O for up to 1.6 Gbps data rates
    • Customizable output swing, power-down mode and quick power-up
    • Supports additional hooks and parallel buffers for boundary scan
    • Termination impedance/current control
    • Robust ESD and latch-up protection circuitry
  • eMMC 5.0 I/O for 400+ Mbps data rates
    • Supports high-voltage range of 1.7V-3.6V
    • Supports low-voltage range of 1.1V-1.95V
    • Fully selectable output impedance