Sunday, February 26, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
LG 2017 Gram Notebooks Start From $999
Samsung, Apple To Focus On Bio Authentication Services
Nokia Captured 9 Percent Global Feature Phone Marketshare in 2016
Secure Folder Now Available for Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge
LG X Power2 Smartphne Packs A 4,500mAh Battery And A 5.5-inch Display
Samsung Introduces Measures to Enhance Transparency in Financial Donations
Google's Waymo Sues Uber Over Self-Driving Patents
New Razer Power Bank Will Charge Your Laptop, Smartphones
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Mobiles > ARM and...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, October 18, 2011
ARM and TSMC Tape Out First 20nm ARM Cortex-A15 Processor


ARM and TSMC today announced that they have taped out the first 20nm ARM Cortex-A15 MPCore processor. The two companies completed the implementation from RTL to tape out in six months.

Building on this tape out, ARM said that it would optimize its physical IP technology to specific TSMC 20nm process technologies for Power, Performance and Area (PPA), driving the specification of the Cortex-A15 Processor Optimization Pack (POP). The company did not say how soon this would be completed. ARM also claims that TSMC's 20nm process provides more than a 2X performance increase over preceding generations.

"This first 20nm ARM Cortex-A15 tape out paves the way for the next generation of SoC integration and performance," said Mike Inglis, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Processor Division, ARM. "We value the work carried out between ARM, TSMC and its design ecosystem partners to achieve this milestone. It is a strong testimonial of our mutual commitment to provide industry leading technology for advanced node designs. The combination of TSMC technology, the latest ARM Cortex-A15 processor and Artisan physical IP will help meet the increasing demand for high performance, energy-efficient consumer devices."

"Our ongoing collaboration with ARM has resulted in this early 20nm achievement," said Dr. Cliff Hou, TSMC Vice President, Design and Technology Platform. "Our customers can successfully engage in fast-growth markets with optimized physical IP, Cortex-A15 processors and TSMC's advanced technology."

The Cortex-A15 processor's low-power, high-performance and advanced feature set is suited to 20nm process implementations. Resulting SoCs will be aimed at smartphones, tablets, mobile computing, high-end digital home, servers, and wireless infrastructure.

Separately Cadence Design Systems Inc. also today announced that its also helped with the design and that it used a Cadence RTL-to-sign-off design flow that was the result of 18 months work between ARM and Cadence.

ARM makes use of Cadence tools for design work and the two companies are working to optimize ARM processors and Cadence design flows so they work well together, Cadence said.


Previous
Next
Motorola Releases Slim Droid Razr Smartphone        All News        Canon Introduces The EOS-1D X Digital SLR Camera
Motorola Releases Slim Droid Razr Smartphone     Mobiles News      Researhers Keep Mobile Data Confined In Physical Space

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
New HARMAN Infotainment System Integrates Apple CarPlay Through Wireless Connectivity
TSMC Outlines Its 5nm Road Map
TSMC, Samsung Take Different Approaches For 7nm
TSMC, Mentor Graphics To Enable Design and Verification Tools for New InFO Technology Variants
Garmin Releases New Fitness Wearables At CES 2017
TSMC To Build New Fab for 3nm
AMD Announces Radeon Instinct GPU Accelerators for Deep Learning
ARM Physical IP for TSMC 7nm Process Technology Now Available
TSMC And IBM Detail Their 7nm Progress At 2016 IEDM
HARMAN Invests in Navdy and Partners to Offer Aftermarket Augmented Reality Driving Device
TSMC To Relabel Manufacturing Process As 12nm
Samsung, Harman Outline Connected Car Vision

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .