NEC Electronics will highlight its newest Universal Serial Bus (USB) technologies and demonstrate its power management IC (PMIC) solutions for mobile Internet devices (MIDs) at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) 2009, September 22-24, at Moscone Center West in San Francisco.
The company also will share PMIC implementation tips for MID designers during the Open Mic session being held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 23.
NEC ill have a live demonstration of its USB 3.0 host controller (part number ?PD720200), the industry?s first USF-IF certified USB 3.0 product. The demonstration will feature a PC with two USB 3.0 ports with one port sending a video file at the SuperSpeed transfer rate to a USB 3.0 external storage device. Demonstrating the backward compatibility of the USB 3.0 host controller, the second port will send the same video file to a USB 2.0 external storage device for comparison.
Attendees can also learn more about NEC Electronics? new USB 3.0 system-on-chip (SOC) design solution. Designers can use the solution to kick start the development of custom USB 3.0 products such as mass storage, display and video. The SOC design solution features NEC Electronics? USB 3.0 intellectual property (IP) core, which is fully interoperable with the company?s USB 3.0 host controller and also backward compatible with the USB 2.0, 1.1 and 1.0 versions of the USB standard.
Visitors to LucidPort?s booth #727 will be able to see a live demonstration of the NEC Electronics USB 3.0 host controller solution, the industry?s first USB-IF certified USB 3.0 commercially available product. LucidPort?s USB300, a single-chip USB 3.0 to SATA-II bridge designed for external storage devices, supports USB Attached SCSI Protocol (UASP) and SATA Native Command Queuing (NCQ) to deliver up to 10 times the performance of existing Hi-Speed USB drives.