Protocol Insight™ Supports UFSA Compliance Test Workshop

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At the industry’s first-ever integrated testing of UFS devices, Protocol Insight’s Test Executive platform supported testing of the MIPI® UniPro™ and JEDEC® UFS protocol standards used in Universal Flash Storage

Protocol Insight today announced their involvement in the recent Universal Flash Storage Association (UFSA) Compliance Workshop with their UFS and UniPro Test Executive™ products. A goal of this workshop for the UFSA was to validate the set of industry standard test procedures selected by the UFSA for UFS product certification.

Protocol Insight’s UFS Test Executive offers protocol compliance testing to the JESD224 UFS Compliance Test Spec (CTS), and verification of conformance to the JESD220B UFS 2.0 specification. UniPro Test Executive verifies conformance to the MIPI Alliance UniPro link layer specification v1.61 and the v1.0 Conformance Test Suite.

“Reliable and efficient execution of the reduced test matrix for UFS and UniPro is essential to enabling effective UFS certification,” said Perry Keller, Chair of the UFSA Compliance Committee and UFSA Board member for Keysight Technologies. “The availability of tools from independent test vendors such as Protocol Insight helped the Workshop exceed all expectations for testing UFS hosts, devices and intellectual property (IP).”

“Universal Flash Storage memory offers unparalleled performance, in part by leveraging underlying MIPI M-PHY and UniPro technologies,” said Joel Huloux, Chairman of the Board for MIPI Alliance. “The MIPI Alliance is excited to see the adoption of UFS memory technology accelerating, and congratulates the UFSA on a successful compliance test workshop.”

About Protocol Insight
Protocol Insight (http://www.protocolinsight.com) offers test and measurement (T&M) software tools to customers who are developing products for the mobile computing market, and consulting and design services to engineers designing serial protocol interfaces.

Protocol Insight have extensive experience developing T&M protocol tools, having been involved in the industry’s first Bluetooth, PCI Express, MIPI D-PHY and MIPI M-PHY protocol analyzer, exerciser, and compliance products.

Protocol Insight is a MIPI expert, with a background developing both D-PHY and M-PHY protocol exercisers and analyzers. Protocol Insight staff have contributed to the development of the UniPro standard thru the UniPro and Test Working Groups, and have had direct interaction and collaboration with strategic MIPI customers and industry leaders worldwide.

About UFSA
The Universal Flash Storage Association (UFSA) was founded in 2010 as an open trade association to promote widespread adoption and acceptance of the UFS standard. Board of Director members include Keysight Technologies, Micron Technology, Phison Electronics, Samsung Electronics, Silicon Motion Technology and SK Hynix. For more information about UFSA: http://www.ufsa.org/.

About the MIPI Alliance
The MIPI Alliance is a global, collaborative organization comprised of companies that span the mobile ecosystem and are committed to defining and promoting interface specifications for mobile devices.

The MIPI® Alliance is a non-profit corporation that operates as an open membership organization. All companies in the mobile device industry are encouraged to join, including semiconductor companies, software vendors, IP providers, peripheral manufacturers, test labs and end product OEMs. Today, more than 250 member companies actively participate in the Alliance, developing interface specifications which drive consistency in processor and peripheral interfaces, promoting reuse and compatibility in mobile devices.

MIPI and the MIPI logo are a licensed trademark of the MIPI Alliance.
UFSA and the UFS logo are a trademark of the Universal Flash Storage Association.
JEDEC® and the JEDEC logo are registered trademarks of JEDEC Solid State Technology Association.
PCI-SIG®, PCI™, PCI Express®, and PCIe® are registered or unregistered marks of PCI-SIG.
The Bluetooth figure mark, word mark and combined mark are the property of the Bluetooth SIG.

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