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Avery Design Systems Unveils MIPI I3C VIP Targeting Sensors in Smartphone, IoT, Automotive Designs

TEWKSBURY, MA., June 15, 2017

Avery Design Systems Inc., an innovator in functional verification productivity solutions, today announced availability of MIPI I3CSM Verification IP (VIP) supporting the MIPI I3CSM sensor interface specification used for smartphones, wearables, Internet of Things (IoT) devices and automotive camera systems based on MIPI CSI-2SM.

I3C-Xactor VIP supports master and slave design verification

  • Supports I3C specification Version 1.0 and I3C Host Controller Interface (HCI) draft Version 0.5
  • Dual mode VIP models
  • I3C HCI adapter to master and slave controller designs
  • Compliance testsuites for master and slave
  • Comprehensive protocol checking
  • Configurable reference testbench to plug in any design comprised of I3C and I2C devices
  • Native SystemVerilog/UVM implemenation

“Arasan has a close collaboration with Avery to deliver our I3C master controller IP efforts,” said Sam Beal, Marketing Director at Arasan.  “Our master and slave controllers are highly configurable to suit the needs of various sensor requirements and requires a comprehensive verification solution that Avery has worked with us to implement including robust models, testsuites, and protocol compliance.”

About Avery Design Systems

Founded in 1999, Avery Design Systems, Inc. enables system and SOC design teams to achieve dramatic functional verification productivity improvements through the use of formal analysis applications for RT-level and gate-level X verification; robust core-through-chip-level Verification IP for PCI Express, CCIX, USB, AMBA, UFS, Unipro, CSI-2/DSI-2, Soundwire, Sensewire/I3C, DDR/LPDDR, HBM, HMC, ONFI/Toggle, NVM Express, SAS, SATA, eMMC, SD/SDIO, CAN FD, LIN, FlexRay, HDMI, and DisplayPort standards.  The company is a member of the Mentor Graphics Value Added Partnership (VAP) program and has established numerous Avery Design VIP partner program affiliations with leading IP suppliers. More information about the company may be found at