Corigine Unveils First Certified SuperSpeed+ USB 3.1 Gen 2 IP with M31 28nm PHY

December 28 2017, 02:00
Corigine and M31 Technology Corporation announced that the 28nm PHY from M31, with Corigine's USB 3.1 Gen 2 PC host and device controller intellectual property (IP) is certified by the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) and compliant with USB SuperSpeed+, the fastest USB speed standard. With this USB-IF certification, Corigine's IP will enable deployment of millions of devices that need the fastest USB speed.

M31 Technology Corporation is a professional silicon intellectual property (IP) provider, founded in July, 2011, and headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan. With substantial experiences in IP development, IC design and electronic design automation fields, M31 focuses on R&D and providing high-speed interface IP, memory compilers and standard cell library solutions.

"M31 is pleased to offer the 3.1 Gen 2 PHY in various process nodes including 28nm, 12nm and 7nm," sates Scott Chang, M31's vice president. "M31 is delighted to have USB-IF certification along with Corigine's USB Gen 2 controllers and pleased to offer the 3.1 Gen 2 PHY in 28nm as part of Corigine's complete and highly competitive offering."

USB SuperSpeed+, also known as USB 3.1 Gen 2, doubles the uppermost USB transfer speed to 10 gigabits per second. "At this speed, it is possible to take advantage of the performance of the latest generation of SSD drives and unleash smartphone and video applications that depend on high-speed data transfers," remarks Mike Demler, senior analyst at The Linley Group.

M31 Technology USB 3.1 PHY IP is extremely popular and well received by their existing customers for maturity, quality, compact size and support ranging from most popular to most advanced nodes. M31 Technology believes in first time silicon success and offers complete and high quality solutions to their customers.

"Corigine's comprehensive USB-IF certified IP solution offers a differentiated memory-efficient, power- and cost-sensitive architecture at the fastest USB speed," says Sheng Lu, president of Corigine. "This certification creates a highly competitive alternative to what's currently available for designers to incorporate the highest-performance USB functionality, providing them with greater product design flexibility."

Corigine is a fabless semiconductor and IP company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with design centers in Hong Kong, Nanjing and Shanghai, China. |
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