SuperH

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SuperH

A family of RISC-based microcontrollers and microprocessors from Renesas Technology (www.renesas.com). Originally developed by Hitachi in the early 1990s with models designated as SH-1, SH-2, etc., SuperH cores have been widely used in games, computer peripherals, network devices, consumer appliances and automobiles.
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The deactivation of HSL-94 leaves only one Navy squadron flying the SH-2 helicopter--HSL-84 at NAS North Island, Calif.
OSE Epsilon on SH-2 enables the development of robust and reliable DSP and microcontroller-based applications with extremely compact application code and high performance.
By supporting Renesas' SH-2 family, Enea continues to extend its activities in the mixed microcontroller/DSP arena," said Nicklas Gustafson, product marketing manager at Enea Embedded Technology.
The SH-2 embedded DSP family combines the functionality of a 32-bit SuperH RISC processor and a full-featured 16-bit digital signal processor in a single core.
OSE Epsilon for SH-2 includes OSE Illuminator, an RTOS-aware system analysis and a profiling tool enabling programmers to monitor, control and collect data for applications viewed as a sequence of events (such as context switches and message-passing between processes).
The SH-2 DSP series includes peripheral functions such as cache, X/Y-RAM, DMA controllers, timers, an interrupt controller, specific serial communication interfaces for interfacing with codecs and I/O ports.
To date, six processor series have been fully released: the SH-1, SH-2, SH-3, SH2-DSP, SH3-DSP and SH-4.
The Tornado II IDE for the SuperH offers the optimized GNU compiler, VxWorks RTOS, and comprehensive support for a wide variety of SH-2, SH2-DSP, SH-3, SH3-DSP, and SH-4 based reference designs from Hitachi's worldwide semiconductor operations.
The agreement covers the Hitachi SH-2, SH-3, SH-DSP, SH3-DSP and SH-4 platforms and the new 64-bit SH-5 that is being co-developed by STMicroelectronics (ST) and Hitachi, and represents a significant increase in the level of support Wind River will provide for the SuperH architecture.
The first new product from Hitachi and Wind River's Center of Excellence will be a complete Tornado II release for the SH-2, SH-3, SH-DSP, SH3-DSP, and SH-4.