Cadence Announces Industry's First Multi-Protocol DDR4 and LPDDR4 IP Solution

Highlights:

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 — (PRNewswire) —  Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced the industry's first multi-protocol DDR4 and LPDDR4 intellectual property (IP) Solution. The Cadence® DDR controller and PHY IP can scale up to 3200Mbps, which provides flexibility for designers to easily take advantage of higher performance DDR4 and LPDDR4 DRAMs when they become available, without having to redesign their systems on chip (SoCs).

Cadence Logo

With a single, multi-protocol IP, designers can easily address changing memory and system cost requirements in consumer, mobile and enterprise applications. They can select the optimal DRAM subsystem implementation for their specific application after the SoC has already been designed.

DDR4 is primarily used in enterprise applications requiring high-capacity and high-reliability DRAM subsystems. LPDDR4 meets the power/performance requirements of mobile applications. Consumer applications, on the other hand, have traditionally used DDR3 DRAMs, moving to DDR4 to benefit from DRAM commodity pricing. Over time, performance requirements for these application areas are currently expected to grow, while performance levels for LPDDR4 are expected to improve. With the new IP, designers can easily migrate from DDR4 to LPDDR4 without a chip redesign.

"The Cadence DDR PHY IP offers high performance, high configurability and flexibility critical to our networking SoC designs," said Gaurav Singh, vice president technical strategy at Applied Micro Circuits Corporation. "With access to the next-generation protocol and having additional flexibility between DDR and LPDDR, Cadence is allowing us to further innovate and provide greater differentiation and value to our customers."

"For the first time, high performance mobile, consumer and enterprise application requirements can be addressed in a single DDR IP solution," said Martin Lund, senior vice president of the IP Group at Cadence. "By using the Cadence multi-protocol DDR IP, we believe our customers can have more confidence that their products can meet memory subsystem requirements, allowing them to optimize for performance, power and density in their end system." 

Availability

The new Cadence multi-protocol DDR IP solution is available now for early adopters, with general availability currently scheduled for Q4 of 2014. To learn more about this product, click here.

About Cadence

Cadence enables global electronic design innovation and plays an essential role in the creation of today's integrated circuits and electronics. Customers use Cadence software, hardware, IP, and services to design and verify advanced semiconductors, consumer electronics, networking and telecommunications equipment, and computer systems. The company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with sales offices, design centers, and research facilities around the world to serve the global electronics industry. More information about the company, its products, and services is available here.

This news release contains certain forward-looking statements, including expectations for markets, products and product release dates that are based on our current expectations and involve numerous risks and uncertainties that may cause these forward-looking statements to be inaccurate. Risks that may cause these forward-looking statements to be inaccurate include among others: our products may not be available in the capacities or on the schedule that we expect or perform as expected, or the other risks detailed from time-to-time in our Securities and Exchange Commission filings and reports, including, but not limited to, our most recent quarterly report on Form 10-Q and our annual report on Form 10-K. We do not intend to update the information contained in this press release.

© 2014 Cadence Design Systems, Inc. All rights reserved worldwide. Cadence and the Cadence logo are registered trademarks of Cadence Design Systems, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

For more information, please contact:
Cadence Newsroom
408-944-7039
Email Contact

Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140102/SF39436LOGO

SOURCE Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

Contact:
Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
Web: http://www.cadence.com




Review Article Be the first to review this article
SolidCAM: Program your CNCs directly inside your existing CAD system.


Featured Video
Editorial
Jeff RoweJeff's MCAD Blogging
by Jeff Rowe
Siemens Goes ECAD With Mentor Graphics Acquisition
Jobs
Mechanical Engineer for IDEX Corporation at West Jordan,, UT
Business Partner Manager for Cityworks - Azteca Systems, LLC at Sandy, UT
Senior Structural Engineer for Design Everest at San Francisco, CA
GIS Analyst II for Air Worldwide at Boston, MA
Upcoming Events
Design & Manufacturing, Feb 7 - 9, 2017 Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA at Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim CA - Feb 7 - 9, 2017
Innorobo 2017 at Docks de Paris Paris France - May 16 - 18, 2017
Display Week 2017 at Los Angeles Convention Center 1201 S Figueroa St Los Angeles CA - May 21 - 26, 2017



Internet Business Systems © 2016 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy Advertise