configurable processors


June 12, 2016

What’s the shortest time in the universe?

“It’s the time between putting out an open-source ARM core and getting a letter from an ARM lawyer,” says UC Berkeley professor Krste Asanovic. So, some design teams are turning to IP that started out as open source to provide more scope for experimentation.
October 6, 2015

Tensilica vision processor cuts power through memory changes

Memory efficiency has driven the design of the latest video and image processor core developed by Cadence Tensilica.
June 1, 2015

Server, IoT acceleration on Intel’s mind in Altera buy

Altera has agreed to Intel's offer to buy the company, with FPGAs to be integrated into Xeon processors after 2016. Atoms will join programmable logic in IoT-oriented devices.
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January 14, 2015

Cadence updates Xtensa with memory and power saving features

Cadence Design Systems has launched the 11th generation of Tensilica Xtensa customizable processors, with changes for VLIW, power-saving caches and memory accesses.
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May 29, 2014

Synopsys adds vector DSP operations to ARC EM processor IP

Synopsys has developed a digital signal processing (DSP) instruction set extension to its EM family and two cores that employ it.
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November 5, 2013

Synopsys aims at fast real-time apps with ARC HS family

Synopsys has launched the ARC HS family of configurable-processor cores, using superpipelining to target high-performance embedded applications.
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March 12, 2013

EDA sets sail in a ‘sea of processors’

The purchase of Tensilica by Cadence Design Systems could prove the way that EDA and multicore-based system design come together.
March 11, 2013

Cadence to buy Tensilica

Cadence Design Systems has announced on the eve of CDNLive Silicon Valley that it has decided to buy configurable-processor company Tensilica for approximately $380m in cash.
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