Arasan Announces Automotive Grade MIPI DPHY IP For 40nm

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Arasan Chip Systems today announced the availability of its MIPI DPHY IP Core qualified for use in extreme automobile operating conditions using the 40nm process nodes from Global Foundries and additional silicon foundry providers.

“Arasan is leading the convergence of mobile and automobile SoC’s, with technologies like MIPI, eMMC, SD Card and USB.”, said Prakash Klamath, CTO Arasan Chip Systems.

Arasan’s MIPI D-PHY Analog Transceiver IP Core is fully compliant to the D-PHY specification version 1.1. It supports the MIPI® Camera Serial Interface (CSI-2) and Display Serial Interface (DSI) protocols. It is a Universal PHY that can be configured as a transmitter, receiver or transceiver.

GF40nm Global Foundries Automotive Grade 1 Qualified provides:

  •     AECQ-100 (Rev G) High Rel Specs for Automotive
  • Temperature range of -40C to 135C
  • HTOL test at 150C
  • Layout compliant to stringent DFM requirements for automotive grade 1

Optimized transistor libraries qualified for Automotive Grade 1 are available for 40nm process nodes from additional silicon foundries.

“Arasan is leading the convergence of mobile and automobile SoC’s, with technologies like MIPI, eMMC, SD Card and USB. Arasan is well poised to extend its IP solutions to the fast growing Smart Automobile SoC market.”, said Prakash Klamath, CTO Arasan Chip Systems.

Electric vehicles and autonomous driving require provide enhanced displays for infotainment, parking, backing up. Future models will fully embrace automatic driver assistance systems (ADAS) requiring more cameras for collision avoidance, distracted driver alerts, etc. and will have high video bandwidth requirements. These applications and the other ECU requirements will drive double digital growth in the $31B Automotive Semiconductor Market.

Arasan will host a live webinar on Automotive IP Solutions on Sept 23, 2015.

Arasan’s Total IP solutions are used in mobile, avionics. industrial, and defense applications and now offers reliability tested IP Cores to the Automotive World with the harsh temperature ranges and extreme reliability requirements.

Availability
Arasan’s D-PHY IP Solution in GF40nm is available now and includes a full PPI digital interface in RTL, the analog GDSII database with all deliverables for layout integration. Contact Sales for information on other foundry options.

About Arasan
Arasan is a leader in providing IP’s for the Mobile SoC’s with over 15 year of experience in the market and over a billion chips shipped. Arasan’s IP’s can be found inside almost all Smartphone, Tablet and Notebook SoC’s. Arasan’s 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 Ethernet, MIPI, PCIe, USB, UFS, SD, SDIO, eMMC, and UFS.

About Global Foundries
GLOBALFOUNDRIES, the world's first full-service semiconductor foundry with a truly global manufacturing and technology footprint, is executing its Vision to reshape the semiconductor industry through collaboration and innovation.

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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