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Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) Simulation Verification IP (VIP)

Specification Support

Cadence MHL VIP is compliant with MHL specification version 3.0. The specification is developed by the MHL Consortiumhttp://www.mhlconsortium.org/  and is available only for licensed users.

Key Features

Feature Name

Pixel Encoding 

Supports RGB, YCbCr 4:4:4 and YCbCr 4:2:2 MHL specification

Video Data Encoding Supports both 24bits and 16bits per pixel mode
3D – Capability   Supports various 3D video frame formats
Custom Frame Format Supports custom frame formats that allow users to configure frame formats that are DUT specific and not defined in the specification
MHL Packets Supports all packet types defined in the MHL 3.0 Specification
Serial and Symbol Interfaces Supports serial and symbol interface types
Source and Sink Supports verification of both Source (Tx) and Sink (Rx) device types
Vendor Specific Info-Frame Packet Supports user configurable, vendor specific Info-Frame Packets

eCBUS-S (CBUS1 channel)

  • DDC commands supported - DDC_READ, DDC_WRITE

Device Discovery

Supports Wake Pulse Sequence and Discovery Pulse Sequence

MHL 2.0

Supports MHL 2.0 - Both PixelPacking mode and normal mode

Supported Design-Under-Test Configurations

Source Sink
Full Stack Controller Only PHY Only

Test Suite Options

Basic CMS PureSuite TripleCheck


Test Suite Comparison

Constrained-random example tests
Directed compliance tests
Constrained-random compliance tests
Tests targeting all protocol layers
3rd party simulator test execution
SystemVerilog functional coverage model
efunctional coverage model
Verification plan mapped to protocol specification
Verification plan integration with Cadence vManager metric-driven analysis system
Verification plan integration with 3rd party simulator environments