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Faraday SoC platform accelerates ASIC designs

Posted: 04 Nov 2003 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:faraday technology? soc reference design? information appliance platform ip? ia-composer? a320?

Faraday Technology Corp. has announced an SoC reference design based on the company's "Information Appliance Platform" IP (IA-Composer). Code-named A320, the reference design is manufactured in 0.18?m CMOS process and integrates the company's FA526 32-bit RISC CPU.

With memory controllers for SDRAM, SRAM, ROM and flash, memory card controllers for CF and SD cards, an Ethernet MAC, a USB2.0 device controller, and SSP, I?C, AC97, UART, IrDA and LCD controller, the A320 is a high-speed extendable SoC reference design for a full range of applications. The working performance of its embedded CPU reaches 200MHz, with the on-chip system bus working at 100MHz.

Faraday also provides the A321, a companion IP integrated IC for the A320, which integrates IPs such as AHB to PCI Bridge, USB host controller, PCI host, SM card controller, keyboard/mouse controllers, APB extension bus, and all those used to complete the IA-Composer platform's functionality.

Test chips for both devices in 0.18?m logic process are available for IP and ASIC customers. The company also offers a development environment including EV boards, data sheets, application notes and other technical documentation.





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