Tag Archives: Cortex

Two more low-cost dev boards based on the ARM Cortex-M4 with 1Mbyte of Flash, 192Kbytes of RAM: $15.57 and up

Thanks to http://www.chibios.org, I’ve just learned of two low-cost development boards based on the STMicroelectronics STM32F07 microcontroller. You might be interested in these boards because one costs $15.57 and the other sells for 39.95€. The lower-cost board is from STMicroelectronics … Continue reading

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Want more information on the ARM Cortex-M0+ processor core?

Last week, ARM CPU Product Manager Thomas Ensergueix presented a Webinar on the ARM Cortex-M0+ processor core, which I’ve covered previously over on the Low-PowerDesign.com Web site http://www.low-powerdesign.com. (See “How low can you go? ARM does the limbo with Cortex-M0+ … Continue reading

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ARM big.LITTLE multicore IP architecture wins a Microprocessor Report Analysts’ Choice Award

This week in the Microprocessor Report, the Linley Group announced its Analysts’ Choice Award winners and declared the ARM big.LITTLE multicore IP architecture as the best processor IP of the year: “Designed to extend battery life by up to 70%, … Continue reading

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Nvidia Tegra 3 based on five ARM Cortex-A9 cores is mobile processor of the year declares Microprocessor Report

This week in the Microprocessor Report, the Linley Group announced its Analysts’ Choice Award winners and declared the Nvidia Tegra 3 to be the top mobile processor announced in 2011. As published in the article announcing the winners: “Choosing the … Continue reading

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Asymmetric, dual-core NXP LPC4300 microcontrollers split tasks between ARM Cortex-M4 and -M0 cores, cost $3.75 and up

NXP Semiconductors announced today that it is now shipping its first LPC4300 dual-core, ARM-based microcontroller—the LPC4350. This microcontroller family packs an asymmetrical pair of 32-bit RISC ARM Cores—an ARM Cortex-M4 and an ARM Cortex-M0—with both processors runing at 204MHz (up … Continue reading

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Friday Video: What does it take to get to 20nm? Samsung’s VP of Foundry North America Ana Hunter explains

Samsung has been pushing IC process technology about as hard as any company in the business. It’s foundry business is operating at 65nm and 32/28nm with a 20nm process node in development. (See my recent blog “Samsung 20nm test chip … Continue reading

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A painless way to learn how to design and debug multicore ARM-based SoCs using SystemC and TLM 2.0

As SoCs become far more software-centric, and multicore SoCs even more so, Realization teams must prototype and debug their designs using virtual platforms before committing to the implementation phase or face the high risk of proceeding down the wrong architectural … Continue reading

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How do you break the GHz barrier with ARM Cortex-A15 processor cores? Another chance to get a leg up on your SoC Realization competitors at ARM TechCon 2011

On Tuesday, October 25, you will learn how Texas Instruments and Cadence goosed the ARM Cortex-A15 processor core into the GHz+ range using an end-to-end digital design flow that includes physical-aware logic synthesis, DFT, timing optimization, optimized CTS (clock-tree synthesis), … Continue reading

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Imperas develops fast models for newest ARM processor cores (ARM Cortex-A8, -A9, and –M4)

Imperas has announced some additions to its fast SystemC/TLM-2.0 ARM processor models. New simulation models include the ARM Cortex-A8, -A9, and –M4. These three new models enhance the Imperas stable of ARM processor models that already included the ARM7, ARM9, … Continue reading

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