Cadence Announced Design IP and Verification IP for Ethernet-based Automotive
12 December, 2012
The standards-based Design IP and VIP support the latest Automotive Ethernet extensions as defined by the OPEN Alliance Special Interest Group (SIG)
“Car manufacturers are starting to deploy Automotive Ethernet over unshielded twisted pair cabling inside the vehicles. Therefore it is important for the industry that companies like Cadence provide Design and Verification IP that will enable the ecosystem to develop Ethernet-based products for in-vehicle communication,” said Ian Riches, Director Global Automotive Practice, at Strategy Analytics.
The Cadence MAC Design IP speeds development of automotive Ethernet-based integrated circuits. In addition, Cadence Ethernet VIP customers can automate complex conformance tests of the Automotive Ethernet protocol and take advantage of advanced verification methodologies. Cadence VIP significantly shortens the overall testbench development time resulting in increased verification productivity.
“The introduction of Ethernet for in-vehicle networking delivers revolutionary benefits to automotive connectivity relative to the costly, low performance and proprietary technology previously used,” said Martin Lund, Senior Vice President, SOC Realization Group, Cadence. “With our new IP and VIP offering, customers can more easily implement the latest automotive requirements and create advanced Ethernet-based products for in-vehicle communication.”
Cadence is a market leader in silicon-proven Ethernet IP solutions, with more than 12 years of expertise in delivering, and supporting high-quality Ethernet IP. Cadence Ethernet IP is UNH-tested and silicon-proven in many high-volume commercial products. Leveraging membership and participation in the OPEN Alliance SIG and IEEE 802.3 and 802.1 standards community, Cadence continues to upgrade its IP solution to give customers the highest confidence in their Ethernet solutions.
Cadence is a member of the OPEN Alliance (One-Pair Ether-Net) Special Interest Group (SIG), established to drive wide-scale adoption of Ethernet-based automotive connectivity. www.opensig.org