Monday, October 23, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Apple, Samsung Heading to Court Again
Apple Praises TSMC's Investments, Says iPhones Will be AI an Platform
ARM Boosts IoT Security With Platform Security Architecture
Kaspersky Lab Seeks To Restore Reliability By Opening Software to Review
Pay with Google Speeds Up Checkout
Tesla Said to Set up China Plant
ASUS VivoBook E203 Windows 10 S Laptop Now Available for $229
Sony Releases 7.42 Effective Megapixel Stacked CMOS Image Sensor for Automotive Cameras
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
Apple Praises TSMC's Investments, Says iPhones Will be AI an Platform
ARM Boosts IoT Security With Platform Security Architecture
Microsoft's Cortana Gets Into Smart Speakers Market With Harman Kardon Invoke
TSMC Raises Forecasts for 2017 Due to 10nm Demand, Outlines 7 and 5nm Roadmap
TSMC Chairman Dr. Morris Chang to Retire
TSMC to Build 3nm Fab in Taiwan
Globalfoundries Asks EU to Probe TSMC
TSMC Updates its Roadmap, Talks About First 7nm Chips and EUV Migration
Xilinx, Arm, Cadence, and TSMC Announce First CCIX Silicon Demonstration Vehicle in 7nm Process Technology
Garmin Introduces the vivomove HR Touchscreen Hybrid Smartwatch
TSMC InFO packaging Enters Second Generation
TSMC Q2 Sales Slowed as Industry Expects the iPhone Launch

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 .