Arasan Chip Systems Announces Availability of MIPI RFFE v2.0 IP

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Arasan Chip Systems, Inc. ("Arasan”), a leading provider of Total IP Solutions for mobile applications, announced availability of its latest RFFE controller IP compliant with the recently updated MIPI RFFE standard v 2.0 released March 12, 2015.

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“As an early supporter of RFFE, we are pleased to announce support for the new updates. We are currently supporting this version with customers,” Chari Santhanam, VP. Engineering, Arasan Chip Systems.

The new release, v2.0, provides several enhancements for controlling the wide array of RF front-end components such as power amplifiers, filters, switches, antenna tuners and sensors found in today’s mobile devices. New features include:

  • Extended range of bus operating frequencies
  • Synchronous read
  • Multi-master configuration
  • Interrupt-capable slave functionality
  • New reserved registers

Arasan has supported MIPI RFFE since its introduction in 2011. The Arasan Total MIPI RFFE IP Solution provides everything required for integrating RFFE solutions – IP core, Verification IP, software drivers and hardware development platform. The IP core includes RMM-compliant, synthesizable, OVM verified RTL. The IP core provides enhanced programmable features for minimizing application complexity and pre/post message processing. It can be easily integrated into any design project and customized for a native interface or bridging function. A Verification IP for RFFE is also available to accelerate verification and testing of your system. Software drivers are readily available in Linux and can be ported to a variety of different OS platforms.

“As an early supporter of RFFE, we are pleased to announce support for the new updates. We are currently supporting this version with customers,” Chari Santhanam, VP. Engineering, Arasan Chip Systems.

About Arasan

Arasan Chip Systems is a leading provider of Total IP Solutions for mobile storage and connectivity applications. Arasan’s high-quality, silicon-proven, Total IP Solutions include digital IP cores, analog PHY interfaces, verification IP, hardware verification kits, protocol analyzers, software stacks and drivers, and optional customization services for MIPI, USB, UFS, SD, SDIO, MMC/eMMC, UFS, and many other popular standards. Arasan’s Total IP products serve system architects and chip design teams in mobile, gaming and desktop computing systems that require silicon-proven, validated IP, delivered with the ability to integrate and verify both digital, analog and software components in the shortest possible time with the lowest risk.

About the MIPI Alliance

MIPI Alliance (MIPI) develops interface specifications for mobile and mobile-influenced industries. Founded in 2003, the organization has more than 275 member companies worldwide, more than 15 active working groups, and has delivered more than 45 specifications within the mobile ecosystem in the last decade. Members of the organization include handset manufacturers, device OEMs, software providers, semiconductor companies, application processor developers, IP providers, test and test equipment companies, as well as camera, tablet and laptop manufacturers.
For more information, please visit http://www.mipi.org.

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