application processor


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application processor

[‚ap·lə¦kā·shən ′prä‚ses·ər]
(computer science)
A computer that processes data.

application processor

(1) In a mobile device, a chip used for the primary application processing in contrast with the chips that handle functions such as the display, wireless communications and power management.

(2) A computer that processes data in contrast with one that performs control functions, such as a database machine. See application server.
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Members of the organization include handset manufacturers, device OEMs, software providers, semiconductor companies, application processor developers, IP tool providers, test and test equipment companies, as well as camera, tablet and laptop manufacturers.
has unveiled the newest member of its Exynos family of application processors, the Exynos 8 Octa 8890.
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global application processor market for 2015-2019 along with a technologic overview of the market.
NeoMagic continues to maintain its core business with shipments of its legacy product line of MiMagic3 application processors. The Company also continues to focus on identifying new opportunities for its MiMagic 6+ and MiMagic 3 products.
Toshiba Corporation has unveiled three new application processors, the TZ2100 group, as the latest additions to its ApP Lite family's ARM Cortex-A9-based TZ2000 series.
Taiwanese Smartphone Application Processor Market Volume, 1Q 2012 - 1Q 2015
is reportedly planning to invest NT$2-3 billion (US$66-100 million) to develop application processors for high-end and midrange mobile computing device in association with HTC Corp., Asustek Computer Inc.
"By leveraging CSR's R&D capability, Samsung will strengthen its application processor platform and solidify its position as a leading semiconductor solutions provider," said Stephen Woo, Samsung's president of System LSI Business, Device Solutions.
"With its FlexIMS Architecture, Ecrio brings NTT DOCOMO a flexible, low power consumption, low latency Client Software Framework that enables VoLTE to be implemented either on the LTE Baseband Processor or on the Application Processor. With that foundation and Ecrio's experience deploying millions of IMS enabled handsets globally, NTT DOCOMO extends its technology to support advanced LTE communication services," stated Mitsunobu Komori, Executive Vice President and CTO of NTT DOCOMO.
This audio processor is based on an optimized hard-wired acoustic processing engine that offloads intensive computing tasks from the main application processor. It handles up to 6 digital microphone inputs with dynamic array re-configuration and dedicated channel processing.
The video decoder suite enables single, dual or quad core decoding algorithm based upon the number of cores in the application processor. AceThought's video decoder suite enables upto 30 frames per second (fps) playback of 720p high definition resolution on dual-core and 1080p full high definition resolution on quad-core ARM Cortex A series processors.
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