Synopsys has announced the availability of the industry’s first verification IP (VIP) and UVM source code test suite to support the USB Power Delivery 3.0 standard. With the increase in demand for optimized power management solutions, Synopsys VC VIP for USB Power Delivery 3.0 enables system-on-chip (SoC) teams to design next-generation products in the consumer, automotive and industrial markets with ease of use and integration, resulting in accelerated verification closure.
Synopsys VC VIP for USB Power Delivery 3.0 provides messages to support USB Type-C™ authentication, enhanced power management across multiple devices and bi-directional power and data flow. Synopsys VIP uses a native SystemVerilog/Universal Verification Methodology (UVM) architecture and features built-in comprehensive coverage, verification planning, extensive protocol checks and protocol-aware debug. It features an extensive and customizable frame generation, error injection capabilities, with a comprehensive exception list to generate negative scenarios, enabling ease of use and productivity gains. UVM source code test suites are available to further verify key features with minimal effort and fast-track custom testing of USB designs.