Cadence Design Systems introduced the Secure Digital (SD) 4.0 Host Controller Intellectual Property core. The IP core helps designers achieve the maximum memory card access performance of up to 312MB/s (three times the performance of the previous specification). The Secure Digital 4.0 Host Controller IP core is available now.
Mentor Graphics introduced emulation solutions to accelerate the verification of Universal Serial Bus (USB) SuperSpeed (3.0) products. The hardware and software solutions enable engineers to test USB SuperSpeed peripheral devices integrated on System-on-Chip (SoC) designs, and to develop and test their software drivers and firmware prior to silicon being available. The solution is available now for deployment.