System on a chip

CEVA Enhances the User Experience and Extends the Use Cases for TWS Earbuds and Hearables with New MotionEngine™ Hear Sensor Fusion Software

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 12:00pm

MotionEngine Hear supports a broad range of commercial accelerometers, gyroscopes and proximity sensors from the leading sensor suppliers including STMicroelectronics, Bosch-Sensortec, TDK InvenSense, and others.

Key Points: 
  • MotionEngine Hear supports a broad range of commercial accelerometers, gyroscopes and proximity sensors from the leading sensor suppliers including STMicroelectronics, Bosch-Sensortec, TDK InvenSense, and others.
  • MotionEngine Hear offers a large portfolio of sensor-based user interface, gesture and activity tracking features, including tap, in-ear detection, step counter, walk/run/still activity classifiers and head-tracking to enable spatial audio applications.
  • The MotionEngine Hear software delivers sensor-based features that are essential to these context-aware devices, while requiring sub-milliamp level power draw for the whole system.
  • For sensor fusion, our Hillcrest Labs sensor processing technologies provide a broad range of sensor fusion software and IMU solutions for AR/VR, robotics, remote controls, and IoT.

NSITEXE Successfully Develops Multiple Custom Processors for Automotive Applications in Half the Time with Synopsys ASIP Designer Tool

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 12:00am

Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS )today announced that NSITEXE, a group company of DENSO Corporation that develops and sells high-performance semiconductor IP, used the Synopsys ASIP Designer Tool in the development of five specialized custom processors, including dedicated vector-processing engines, for its automotive data flow processor (DFP) platform.

Key Points: 
  • Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS )today announced that NSITEXE, a group company of DENSO Corporation that develops and sells high-performance semiconductor IP, used the Synopsys ASIP Designer Tool in the development of five specialized custom processors, including dedicated vector-processing engines, for its automotive data flow processor (DFP) platform.
  • With ASIP Designer, NSITEXE was able to optimize the processors' multicore architecture and automatically generate software development kits (SDKs), enabling the company to design the custom processors in half the time compared to designing them from scratch.
  • ASIP Designer enabled us to develop the data flow processor model in record time and deliver it to the customer on schedule."
  • "Innovative companies like NSITEXE have adopted ASIP Designer to speed the development of their custom processors," said John Koeter, senior vice president of marketing and strategy for IP at Synopsys.

The Industry’s First SoC FPGA Development Kit Based on the RISC-V Instruction Set Architecture is Now Available

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 1:09pm

To meet this need, Microchip Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: MCHP) is offering the industrys first RISC-V-based System-on-Chip (SoC) Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) development kit for PolarFire SoC FPGAthe industry-leading low-power, low-cost, RISC-V-based SoC FPGA.

Key Points: 
  • To meet this need, Microchip Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: MCHP) is offering the industrys first RISC-V-based System-on-Chip (SoC) Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) development kit for PolarFire SoC FPGAthe industry-leading low-power, low-cost, RISC-V-based SoC FPGA.
  • Microchips Icicle Development Kit for PolarFire (SoC) FPGAs brings together numerous Mi-V partners to accelerate customer design deployment and commercial adoption across a variety of industries.
  • Microchips Icicle Kit, with an embedded PolarFire SoC, will accelerate advances in the RISC-V software ecosystem and be a boon to applications that need a low-power mid-range SoC FPGA.
  • Microchips Icicle Kit for PolarFire SoC FPGAs (MPFS-ICICLE-KIT-ES) is available today starting at $489.00.

LG Revolutionizes Multi-Screen Experience With Unique LG WING 5G Smartphone

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 3:05pm

LG WING 5G will be available in the United States beginning with Verizon, followed T-Mobile and other U.S. carriers.

Key Points: 
  • LG WING 5G will be available in the United States beginning with Verizon, followed T-Mobile and other U.S. carriers.
  • "LG WING 5G's innovative design opens so many possibilities for multitasking, gaming, viewing and content creation," said Chris Yie, head of LG Mobile, North America.
  • In Basic Mode, LG WING looks and behaves like a typical smartphone.
  • To meet customers' expectations of 5G connectivity2, engineers equipped LG WING with Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G 5G Mobile Platform with the Snapdragon X52 5G Modem-RF System.

DSP Group Selects Synopsys' ARC EM Processor IP for Adaptive Processing Smart Codecs

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 2:05pm

The processing capabilities of the ARC EM5D enable the deployment of advanced sound processing features, such as adaptive active noise cancellation (ANC), user ear placement characterization, and smart ambient awareness control.

Key Points: 
  • The processing capabilities of the ARC EM5D enable the deployment of advanced sound processing features, such as adaptive active noise cancellation (ANC), user ear placement characterization, and smart ambient awareness control.
  • DSP Group also leveraged the DesignWare ARC MetaWare Development Toolkit to ease digital signal processing (DSP) software development for its audio and voice processing SoC.
  • The broad DesignWare IP portfolio includes logic libraries, embedded memories, embedded test, analog IP, wired and wireless interface IP, security IP, embedded processors and subsystems.
  • To accelerate prototyping, software development and integration of IP into SoCs, Synopsys IP Accelerated initiative offers IP prototyping kits, IP software development kits and IP subsystems.

Global Artificial Intelligence Processor Market to 2025 - Profiling Apple, Huawei & MediaTek Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, September 4, 2020 - 1:30pm

Growing data volume on account of the proliferation of connected devices and increasing high-speed internet connectivity is a key driving factor for the global artificial intelligence (AI) processor market growth.

Key Points: 
  • Growing data volume on account of the proliferation of connected devices and increasing high-speed internet connectivity is a key driving factor for the global artificial intelligence (AI) processor market growth.
  • By offering, the global Artificial Intelligence (AI) Processor market is segmented into hardware, software, and services.
  • Prominent key market players in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Processor market include Apple Inc., Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., MediaTek Inc., SAMSUNG, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., Alphabet, and Intel Corporation among others.
  • Major players in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Processor market have been covered along with their relative competitive position and strategies.

Acer Announces New Spin 7 Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G Compute Platform

Friday, September 4, 2020 - 2:47am

"We're excited for Acer to launch their first-ever Windows on Snapdragon PC and launch the first device powered by the breakthrough Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G compute platform," said Keith Kressin, SVP & GM, Computing & Edge Cloud, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. "Whether working remotely or on the go, 5G connectivity will transform how Spin 7 users experience their PC.

Key Points: 
  • "We're excited for Acer to launch their first-ever Windows on Snapdragon PC and launch the first device powered by the breakthrough Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G compute platform," said Keith Kressin, SVP & GM, Computing & Edge Cloud, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. "Whether working remotely or on the go, 5G connectivity will transform how Spin 7 users experience their PC.
  • The new Spin 7 features the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G compute platform, which enables extreme battery life and premium entertainment experiences.
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    The new Spin 7 notebook utilizes the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G compute platform with the Snapdragon X55 5G Modem-RF System, which supports 5G connectivity across both mmWave and sub-6 GHzfrequencies with download speeds up to 7.5 Gbps.
  • Acer and the Acer logo are registered trademarks of Acer Inc. Qualcomm, Snapdragon and Qualcomm Aqstic are trademarks or registered trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated.

Dimensity 5G Chipset Unveiled For First MediaTek Powered 5G Smartphone in the United States

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 3:00pm

TAIPEI, Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MediaTek today announced its newest 5G smartphone chip, the Dimensity 1000C, which debuted first in the United States.

Key Points: 
  • TAIPEI, Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MediaTek today announced its newest 5G smartphone chip, the Dimensity 1000C, which debuted first in the United States.
  • The 7nm Dimensity 1000C features super fast 5G speeds and expands MediaTek's 5G family of chipsets and its flagship series that delivers full premium 5G experiences for smartphone users.
  • MediaTek Dimensity 1000 powered devices have already launched with key smartphone brands in other markets.
  • The 1000 series joins MediaTek's other popular Dimensity 5G chips including the Dimensity 800 and Dimensity 700 series.

T-Mobile Launches Exclusive LG VELVET 5G Smartphone

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 2:07pm

Hot on the heels of announcing major 5G momentum , T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) continues to lead the way on 5G, today announcing that an exclusive version of the LG VELVET is coming to the Un-carrier on September 10.

Key Points: 
  • Hot on the heels of announcing major 5G momentum , T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) continues to lead the way on 5G, today announcing that an exclusive version of the LG VELVET is coming to the Un-carrier on September 10.
  • T-Mobile is the ONLY place to get the LG VELVET with Americas first 5G chipset from MediaTek, which also makes it the best priced LG VELVET available anywhere.
  • The LG VELVET taps into T-Mobiles LTE and 5G spectrum (600 MHz and 2.5 GHz) on Americas first and largest nationwide 5G network.
  • The LG VELVET features triple cameras on the back (48MP, 8MP and 5MP) great for capturing that perfect shot.

Synopsys and Elektrobit Announce Availability of EB tresos Classic AUTOSAR Software for ARC Functional Safety Processor IP

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 2:05pm

To accelerate early software development, Elektrobit has ported its Classic AUTOSAR software to Synopsys' ARC EM and HS Functional Safety Processors

Key Points: 
  • To accelerate early software development, Elektrobit has ported its Classic AUTOSAR software to Synopsys' ARC EM and HS Functional Safety Processors
    Combined solution supports an integrated safety manager for single-chip automotive solutions that lower system costs, reduces chip power consumption and area, and enhances real-time response rate
    Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) and Elektrobit (EB), a visionary global supplier of embedded and connected software products for the automotive industry, today announced availability of EB tresos Classic AUTOSAR software for Synopsys' ASIL-D compliant DesignWare ARC EM and ARC HS Functional Safety (FS) Processor IP .
  • To accelerate early software development, Elektrobit supplies Classic AUTOSAR to the ARC EM Software Development Platform and the ARC HS4x/4xD Development Kit.
  • The ARC Functional Safety processor IP is developed based on the ISO 9001 certified Quality Management System (QMS) for Synopsys DesignWare IP supporting additional automotive quality requirements.
  • To accelerate prototyping, software development and integration of IP into SoCs, Synopsys IP Accelerated initiative offers IP prototyping kits, IP software development kits and IP subsystems.