floating-point processor

floating-point processor

[′flōd·iŋ ¦pȯint ′präs‚es·ər]
(computer science)
A separate processor or a special section of a computer's main storage that is for the efficient handling of floating-point operations.
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3GHz processor with four 32-bit RISC processors plus an embedded double-precision floating-point processor, 16MB of user program memory and a large range of communications interfaces.
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The ARM1176JZF-S processor is optimised for 3D graphics through its integrated, floating-point processor, which enables the running of smooth, graphically-rich applications on mobile devices.
The ARM announcement of the Cortex-R4F processor is extremely timely as designers of next-generation automotive control systems look for highly robust floating-point processor solutions that are needed for the innately intelligent backbone which will be part of even the most affordable car.
The shader is a custom floating-point processor that executes the OpenGL ES 2.
The ARM1176JZF-S processor is optimized for 3D graphics through its integrated, floating-point processor, which enables the running of smooth, graphically-rich applications on mobile devices.
The new cRIO-9072 and cRIO-9074 systems extend the family of NI FPGA-based deployment platforms, including PXI, PC and standard CompactRIO hardware that share a standard embedded hardware architecture combining a powerful floating-point processor, a reconfigurable FPGA and I/O modules.
The CompactRIO programmable automation controller (PAC) platform takes advantage of the reliability of the VxWorks RTOS and the MPC5200 industrial floating-point processor in the new controller, as well as the customization of the Xilinx FPGA chipset in the chassis, to deliver the ruggedness and reliability of a PLC, the openness and power of industrial or single-board computers and the flexibility and performance of custom hardware.
For the first time, designers will be able to easily bring portability to applications requiring high-precision floating-point processor capabilities, as TI's new roadmap includes the industry's lowest power floating-point digital signal processor (DSPs).
NYSE:ADI) today announced its latest SHARC(R) floating-point processor delivers almost a three-fold increase in megaflops per dollar over the nearest VLIW DSP competitor.
Nasdaq:VRST) and ClearSpeed Technology today announced that ClearSpeed has achieved first-pass silicon success on the development of the CS301 high-performance, low-power floating-point processor using Verisity's Verification Process Automation (VPA) solutions.
The sheer performance and power afforded by this floating-point processor will enable our customers to increase the functionality of their application programs by migrating their current floating-point applications such as imaging processing, flight simulation, remote sensing, virtual reality and high-end audio to a 'C67x-based system.

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