Tag Archives: Marvell

Gary Smith proposes a 3-layer taxonomy for platform-based SoC design—Live from DAC 2012

EDA’s chief analyst Gary Smith is high on IP subsystems—big ones. Only Gary calls them platforms. Why is Smith so enthusiastic? Because, as he says, he was wrong last year in his estimates of how much it costs to develop … Continue reading

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The ARM-based Marvell PXA510 and GlobalScale D2Plug, more evidence that semi vendor ecosystems must expand to include a lot of software, apps

I found this video on the EngineeringTV video site run by Electronic Design magazine. In it, Marvell’s Scott Dunagan describes the slick new Globalscale D2Plug Developer Kit, which incorporates Marvell’s yet-to-be-announced, high-performance, ARM-based PXA510 Application Processor. According to GlobalScale, the … Continue reading

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The era of superintegration: The Marvell and ARM story—more than one billion chips served

Marvell chairman, president and CEO Dr. Sehat Sutardja took the keynote stage yesterday at the ARM Technology Conference and told the audience how Marvell and ARM came to be partners. It’s an instructive story, because it shows how Sutardja thinks. … Continue reading

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