Synopsys, Inc. announced the availability of the industry’s first Subsystem Verification Solution, Verification IP (VIP), and UVM source code test suite to support the latest USB4 specification. USB4 includes two-lane operation using the existing USB Type-C connector that can carry up to 40Gbps data over new certified cables. USB4 also supports Thunderbolt 3 and expands USB functionality to include new display capabilities.
Synopsys was also first in the industry to deliver VIP and source code test suite for USB 3.2 and USB power delivery 3.0. Synopsys VC VIP for USB is based on a native SystemVerilog/UVM architecture and features built-in comprehensive coverage, verification plan, extensive protocol checks, and integration with Synopsys’ Verdi® protocol-
Synopsys VIP and source code test suite for USB4 are available today as standalone products. VIP and source code test suites for USB up to 3.2, Power Delivery up to 3.0, and Subsystem Verification Solution for Type-C are also available. Contact Synopsys for information regarding the DesignWare USB4 controller and PHY IP solution.