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Refers to a system that accepts a program as input, prepares it for execution and executes the process defined with data to produce results. Can be a short term for a microprocessor or central processing unit (CPU) in computer.
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2006-01-06 Zoran rolls latest-gen Vaddis 9 DVD multimedia processors
Zoran announced its ninth generation family of Vaddis 9 DVD multimedia processors, which reduces system cost by lowering system component count while also reducing system power consumption.
2006-09-13 Zoran processors target digital TVs, STB systems
Combined with SiliconSoftware solution, Zoran's SupraTV 160 processors promise the key features required for designing terrestrial, satellite and cable STBs and integrated digital TV.
2004-07-09 Zarlink selects MIPS processors for DTV apps
Zarlink Semiconductor will be utilizing MIPS Technologies Inc.'s 32-bit, synthesizable MIPS32 4KEc core in its next-generation of advanced digital TV (DTV) products.
2002-10-18 Zarlink packet processors transport TDM via Ethernet
The MT90880/1/2/3 packet processors support Ethernet backplanes and transport high volumes of TDM access service.
2002-09-27 Zarlink IMA processors achieves up to 10Mbps
Zarlink Semiconductor has introduced three new inverse multiplexing for ATM (IMA) processors that achieve a data throughput of 10Mbps - the industry's highest serial DSL rate.
2009-10-22 Xilinx adopts ARM processors, interconnect tech
Xilinx and ARM are collaborating to enable ARM processor and interconnect technology on Xilinx FPGAs.
2009-09-11 Xeon processors make intelligent PCs
Intel's new processors bring the Nehalem microarchitecture to mainstream desktop and entry server markets.
2008-12-24 x86, ARM processors battle it out in UMD
The processor vendors supplying chips for UMDs are playing a pivotal role in how this market is shaping up. Since UMDs sit right between the PCs and handsets in terms of power, size and function, x86-based and ARM-based chips will compete in the UMD space and are already fighting it out, starting with marketing wars.
2004-09-17 Wipro develops packet ring for Intel net processors
Wipro Technologies has announced the availability of IEEE 802.17-compliant resilient packet ring (RPR) for Intel's IXP2XXX line of network processors.
2004-09-20 Wipro develops packet ring for Intel net processors
Wipro announced the availability of IEEE 802.17-compliant resilient packet ring for Intel's IXP2XXX line of network processors.
2006-11-03 Wintegra's WinPath processors support iTDM
Wintegra has announced the availability of Internal TDM (iTDM) support on its WinPath family of processors.
2003-10-23 Wintegra processors designed for GbE systems
Wintegra Inc. has introduced its WinPath WIN747 and WIN740 access packet processors that share the same software set as other members of the WinPath family.
2004-02-12 Wintegra packet processors come with GbE ports
Wintegra's processors incorporate integrated Gigabit Ethernet ports, 16 serial ports, and additional PHYs supported on the Utopia ports.
2013-06-06 Windows RT 8.1 devices to run on Snapdragon 800 processors
Qualcomm promises high performance, low power and integrated 3G/4G LTE with the latest Snapdragon 800 processors geared for Windows RT 8.1 tablets, convertibles and notebooks.
2006-04-12 Wind River's Linux platform to support Intel's next-gen processors
Wind River Systems announced that its platform for consumer devices, Linux Edition, supporting Intel's newest processor family, codenamed Monahans, is now sampling to customers.
2005-07-20 VxWorks extension to Windows XP juggles multiple processors
Version 3.1 of VxWin from KUKA Controls, a Microsoft Windows XP extension for Wind River Systems' VxWorks 6.0 RTOS, lets users harness the latest multiprocessors from Intel and AMD.
2007-03-23 VoIP processors support various storage types
Targeting the growing portable devices market, MCS Logic unveiled the MLC9000 series of VoIP processors with access to various types of storage such as USB, SD/MMC card and NOR, NAND flash.
2007-04-17 VisualDSP++ flash programmer API for Blackfin processors
VisualDSP++ features an additional set of API functions that facilitate the uploading (burning) of executable code and data image files into flash memory. Using the new API functions, application images can be programmed into flash, and flash contents can be filled or erase.
2002-06-24 Virage memory system to be integrated in Atsana processors
Virage Logic Corp.'s SRAM-based self-test and repair Memory System will be integrated into Atsana Semiconductor Corp.'s programmable processors for multimedia wireless devices.
2007-02-01 Video processors roll for mobile handsets, PMPs
Claiming to have solved one of the "grand challenges" of video system design, Tensilica Inc. has introduced a family of software-based video processor engines for mobile handsets and personal media players.
2004-08-30 Video interface processors offer huge space savings
Focus Enhancements released two new video interface processors in a BGA package, targeting system designers who need compact components for mobile and handheld apps.
2012-01-13 Video decoder suite for ARM multicore processors
The multithreaded software video decoder suite for ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore and Cortex-A15 MPCore multicore processors supports H.264, H.263, H.263, etc.
2008-06-02 Via's 64bit processors support optimized apps
Via rolled out the first members of its x86-based microprocessors, which support a 64bit instruction set and branch prediction for processor efficiency and performance.
2006-11-14 VIA processors power Hitachi desktops
VIA Technologies announced that Hitachi Ltd has selected the VIA processors to power their new FLORA Se series desktop and mobile connected clients.
2002-01-18 VIA chipset supports Athlon XP processors
Featuring 4Gb DDR SDRAM support and an 8x AGP, the ProSavageDDR KM266 is specifically designed for AMD Athlon processor-based PCs running Windows XP OS and applications.
2007-06-27 VeriSilicon adds IBM PowerPC processors to offerings
VeriSilicon has struck a deal with IBM to offer PowerPC 405 and 440 microprocessors to its customers.
2009-03-09 VDC: Embedded processors defy downturn
More than 10 billion embedded processors, including CPUs, DSPs, FPGAs and MCUs, shipped in 2008, and should reach 10.76 billion units in 2009 according to VDC Research Group Inc.
2004-06-21 VCOM selects Cirrus processors for STB in China
VCOM Technology Co. Ltd has selected Cirrus Logic Inc. to provide digital audio/video processors with analog and mixed-signal ICs for a new line of broadband STB.
2001-03-27 Using Network Processors In DSL Residential Gateway Design
This paper discusses DSL end-to-end implementation and using a Network Processor in DSL Residential Gateway (CPE) design, such as DSL router, bridge and IAD (Integrated Access Devices) to help for faster DSL deployment.
2008-02-19 Using Micron asynchronous PSRAM with ADI ADSP-BF53x Blackfin processors
This technical note describes the design requirements for a seamless memory connection between Blackfin processors and Micron 70ns, 8Mbit asynchronous PSRAM devices.
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