Is ARC HS4xD Family More a CPU or DSP IP Core?

Is ARC HS4xD Family More a CPU or DSP IP Core?
by Eric Esteve on 06-02-2017 at 4:00 pm

When I had to define the various IP categories (processor, analog & mixed-signal, wired interfaces, etc.) to build the Design IP Report, I scratched my head for a while about the processor main category: how to define the sub-categories? Not that long ago, it was easy to identify a CPU IP core and a DSP IP core. As of today, if a DSP… Read More


A Brief History of the MIPS Architecture

A Brief History of the MIPS Architecture
by IMGJen on 12-07-2012 at 1:00 pm

MIPS is one of the most prolific, longest-living industry-standard processor architectures, existing in numerous incarnations over nearly three decades.

MIPS has powered products including game systems from Nintendo and Sony; DVRs from Dish Network, EchoStar and TiVo; set-top boxes from Cisco and Motorola; DTVs from Samsung… Read More