I3C Cafe - Now Brewing: A New Digital Protocol

Welcome to I3C Cafe, the first site dedicated to the exchange of news and information regarding industry adoption of the MIPI I3C® (and subsequently I3C BasicSM) protocol. First released in December 2018, the MIPI Improved Integrated Inter Integrated Circuit (I3C) communication protocol has matured to the point that it's starting to show up in mainstream semiconductors. No longer constrained to FPGA projects with licensed IP blocks, the stage is set for widespread adoption. Sit back, sip your coffee and enjoy the show!


Published on Mar 04, 2023

MIPI I3C Board Level Hardware Engineering Session at Embedded World 2023

Marking their first formal participation at the Embedded World conference, The MIPI Alliance is offering an I3C session as part of the Board Level Hardware Engineering track.

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Texas Instruments I2C Level Translator Characterized for I3C

Published on Oct 31, 2022

TI has a hidden gem buried in their catalog of devices: an I3C Switch and Voltage-Level translator.

USB-IF Releases I3C Device Class Specification

Published on Jul 17, 2022

Proactive standardization of a USB-to-I3C Bridge paves the way for a cohesive I3C ecosystem without the quirks of manufacturer-specific implementations.

NXP Introduces I3C Interface Devices Webpage

Published on Jul 17, 2022

NXP acknowledges upcoming I3C-capable line of temperature sensors and make their I3C products easier to find. Kudos to their marketing team!

ETSI Adopts MIPI I3C Basic for Smart Secure Platform

Published on Jun 30, 2022

Employment of I3C Basic for the link layer of ETSI SSP paves the way for exciting new embedded system security features.

MIPI I3C Interop Workshop Review - June 2022 (Munich)

Published on Jun 23, 2022

MIPI Alliance hosted their first I3C Interop Workshop open to non-members. By all measures, the event was a great success, and let me tell you why.

Renesas Announces I3C Intelligent Switch Devices

Published on May 31, 2022

The result of a close collaboration with Intel, Renesas unveils a family of 2:4 and 2:8 I3C Intelligent Switches to greatly improve scalability of I3C on next-gen servers and infrastructure equipment.

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