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Spansion licenses ARM processor to expand logic-on-flash solutions

Posted: 29 Mar 2006 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:Spansion? SecurCore SC100? ARM7TDMI-S?

Spansion Inc. announced that it has licensed the ARM7TDMI-S processor and the SecurCore SC100 processor, enabling Spansion to integrate the ARM processor with its MirrorBit flash memory on a single die.

With this licensing agreement, said the press release, Spansion can design, manufacture and distribute solutions based on the integration of the ARM processors and MirrorBit technology to increase the performance and differentiation of end products in wireless markets.

"The combination of Spansion's Flash memory management expertise, its logic-friendly and cost-effective MirrorBit technology with our high-performance, low-power ARM processor will result in an advanced design solution for our partners," said Mike Inglis, executive vice president of marketing at ARM, ina statement.

"We are strategically partnering with companies that can bring increased value to our secure Flash memory solutions," said Tom Eby, executive vice president and chief marketing and sales officer of Spansion. "By integrating the ARM7 family processor and SC100 processor with our MirrorBit technology, we can satisfy a broad range of needs and enable wireless designers to produce secure and cost-effective solutions."

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