heterogeneous processing

May 4, 2017

Imagination to slim down to graphics core

Hit by the loss of major client Apple, Imagination Technologies plans to sell off its MIPS and Ensigma divisions. The move signals a shift away from previous plans to diversify out from graphics processors.
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January 23, 2017

EU group claims it’s “time to reinvent computing”

A report put together by the European Union's Hipeac embedded architecture research network claims the challenges of highly interconnected embedded systems will call for what amounts to the reinvention of computing.
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September 20, 2016

UltraSoC to support RISC-V

UltraSoC plans to support the RISC-V open-source instruction architecture with its debug infrastructure and tools.
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July 18, 2016

The IoT dream behind SoftBank’s ARM purchase

SoftBank cites IoT as its main reason for buying ARM, but could it change the relationship between customers and the processor designer?
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July 12, 2016

EEMBC looks into heterogeneous compute

EEMBC has turned its attention to heterogeneous computing with plans to create a new set of benchmarks.
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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.
June 8, 2016

Minimize memory moves for greener data centers

Deep pipelines and dynamic memory sharing may provide the key to the development of faster and more efficient server-farm blades as the focus in hardware design moves to augmenting conventional processors with specialized accelerators.
January 26, 2016

OpenAMP brings control to multicore SoCs

The Multicore Association has started work on standardizing a set of APIs that aim to simplify communications between processors in heterogeneous multicore SoCs
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October 29, 2015

ARM targets cache-coherent GPU computing with CoreLink addition

ARM has developed a version of its CoreLink on-chip interconnect IP intended to support systems based on its big.Little processors combinations that need a cache-coherent GPU connection with lower latency and higher peak throughput.
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May 20, 2015

Imagination to extend virtualization across the SoC

Imagination Technologies plans to introduce support for virtualization across all its processor cores, including signal processors such as the Ensigma family, as part of a plan to improve SoC security.

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