DSP IP for High Performance Sensor Fusion on an Embedded Budget

DSP IP for High Performance Sensor Fusion on an Embedded Budget
by Admin on 05-24-2022 at 10:00 am

Synopsys Webinar | Tuesday, May 24, 2022 | 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. PDT

The growing use of a variety of sensors in edge devices – from wearables to virtual assistants to automotive radar/LiDAR – requires SoCs to have an optimal balance of DSP performance and low power/area. In addition, SoC developers must be able to easily scale

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Scaling is Failing with Moore’s Law and Dennard

Scaling is Failing with Moore’s Law and Dennard
by Dave Bursky on 05-12-2022 at 6:00 am

Scaling is Falling SemiWiki

Looking backward and forward, the white paper from Codasip “Scaling is Failing” by Roddy Urquhart provides an interesting history of processor development since the early 1970s to the present. However it doesn’t stop there and continues to extrapolate what the chip industry has in store for the rest of this decade. For the last… Read More


Designing Ultra-Low-Power, Always On IP

Designing Ultra-Low-Power, Always On IP
by Daniel Payne on 05-09-2022 at 10:00 am

processor and sensor trends min

It’s popular to use DSP chips for vision processing in diverse applications like ADAS, security cameras and AR. Tensilica has been designing DSP chips and IP since 1997, and their technology was successful enough that Cadence acquired Tensilica back in 2013. At the IP-SoC Silicon Valley 2022 event in April I had the pleasure… Read More


WEBINAR: Balancing Performance and Power in adding AI Accelerators to System-on-Chip (SoC)

WEBINAR: Balancing Performance and Power in adding AI Accelerators to System-on-Chip (SoC)
by Daniel Nenni on 03-01-2022 at 6:00 am

Mirabilis Webinar AI SoC

Among the multiple technologies that are poised to deliver substantial value in the future, Artificial Intelligence (AI) tops the list.  An IEEE survey showed that AI will drive the majority of innovation across almost every industry sector in the next one to five years.

As a result, the AI revolution is motivating the need for … Read More


Battery Sipping HiFi DSP Offers Always-On Sensor Fusion

Battery Sipping HiFi DSP Offers Always-On Sensor Fusion
by Tom Simon on 11-11-2021 at 10:00 am

HiFi DSP

Earbuds are one of the fastest growing market segments, which is creating the need for audio DSPs with higher performance and a smaller energy footprint. More than just being wireless speakers – earbuds, and wearables for that matter, have become a sophisticated extension of the user interface of phones and laptops, etc.… Read More


Synopsys’ ARC® DSP IP for Low-Power Embedded Applications

Synopsys’ ARC® DSP IP for Low-Power Embedded Applications
by Kalar Rajendiran on 09-30-2021 at 10:00 am

Key Applications Driving PPA Optimized Signal Processing

On Sep 20th, Synopsys announced an expansion of its DesignWare® ARC® Processor IP portfolio with new 128-bit ARC VPX2 and 256-bit ARC VPX3 DSP Processors targeting low-power embedded SoCs. In 2019, the company had launched a 512-bit ARC VPX5 DSP processor for high-performance signal processing SoCs. Due to the length, format… Read More


CEO Interview: Veerbhan Kheterpal of Quadric.io

CEO Interview: Veerbhan Kheterpal of Quadric.io
by Daniel Nenni on 08-27-2021 at 6:00 am

veerbhan kheterpal

It was my pleasure to meet Veerbhan Kheterpal. Veerbhan has founded three technology companies and has full stack expertise spanning software to silicon across Edge & Datacenter applications. Currently, he is a CEO & co-founder of quadric.io, a company that has created a new processor architecture for high performance… Read More


Cadence Tensilica FloatingPoint DSPs

Cadence Tensilica FloatingPoint DSPs
by Kalar Rajendiran on 07-15-2021 at 10:00 am

Tensilica FP DSPs

Being engrossed in the digital information world, it is easy to forget that the real world is comprised of mostly analog signals and data. Digital Signal Processors (DSP) take digitized forms of these worldly signals and manipulate them mathematically. Although floating-point is a more relevant and accurate way of representing… Read More


Cadence Extends Tensilica Vision, AI Product Line

Cadence Extends Tensilica Vision, AI Product Line
by Bernard Murphy on 05-11-2021 at 6:00 am

Tensilica vision min

Vision pipelines, from image signal processing (ISP) through AI processing and fancy effects (super-resolution, Bokeh and others) has become fundamental to almost every aspect of the modern world. In automotive safety, robotics, drones, mobile applications and AR/VR, what we now consider essential we couldn’t do without… Read More


IP and Software Speeds up TWS Earbud SoC Development

IP and Software Speeds up TWS Earbud SoC Development
by Tom Simon on 03-18-2021 at 10:00 am

CEVA Bluebud TWS Platform

The global market for earphones and headphones in 2020 is estimated to have been $34B and is expanding at a compound rate of over 20% per year. Of this almost 50% is said to be earphones which are shifting rapidly to True Wireless Stereo (TWS). We have seen the sales of TWS devices grow from 1M units is 2016 to 109M units in 2019, though … Read More