embedded processor

embedded processor

A CPU chip used in a device that is not a general-purpose workstation, desktop or laptop computer. Such chips are used by the billions every year in myriad products. See embedded system.
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This 32-bit embedded processor makes the elimination of multiple processors in designs possible, and provides ample headroom for product upgrades and differentiation.
IBM Corp has launched the PowerPC 440, its highest performance embedded processor to date, and part of its family of Blue Logic chip cores.
* Increasing processing power through multicore processors--Connectivity, software intelligence, and improved graphics combine to tax the embedded processor. Multicore processors in their various forms are becoming the common way to achieve more computing capacity within an embedded power budget.
John Marc Woosley, product marketing manager at AMD's Embedded Processor Division, said that the chip rated somewhere between Intel Corp's Pentium P100 and P133 desktop processors on the performance scale.
RadiSys Corp., (Nasdaq:RSYS), Hillsboro, Ore., a supplier of embedded computing solutions for industrial automation, telecommunications and other industries, has introduced the EPC(R)-10, a modular, rugged VMEbus baseboard incorporating the RadiSys EPM-2, an embedded processor module powered by a 266MHz Intel Pentium II mobile processor, that delivers optimum performance for industrial automation applications.
The new handset is powered by a 416 MHz Intel XScale PXA270 embedded processor, comes equipped with 64MB of RAM and 128MB of Flash memory and is manufactured by HTC, a Taiwanese company, based on the Apache reference platform, reported Ziff Davis Media.
Intel Corp kicked off the Embedded Processor Forum in San Jose, California yesterday by disclosing details of its next generation StrongARM technology, aimed primarily at the handheld and internet access devices markets.
In the wireless co-processor configuration, the kit demonstrates nodes adding wireless connectivity to a PC or embedded processor via a serial port and the AT-Jenie serial communications API.
The TK3701 chip integrates an 802.3ah EPON engine supporting multiple logical links, along with an EPON SERDES, two Ethernet PHYs, integrated buffers, and an embedded processor for management in a single package.
According to Infineon all versions include the embedded processor subsystem, ATM Cell processing with extensive QoS features, and a packet processing subsystem that includes an Ethernet MAC and controllers for HDLC, USB, dedicated DMA, and AAL5.

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