Monthly Archives: June 2010

SPMT engulfs LPDDR2 standard, making adoption a no-brainer. Meanwhile Marvell jumps on the bandwagon.

An insidious power problem has slowly crept up on embedded-system designers. While most of us were firmly focused on the power dissipation of our ever-expanding logic designs with their increasing number of processor cores in multicore designs, we mostly ignored … Continue reading

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More on the Xilinx EPP: Three ways to communicate with on-chip peripherals

Last month I discussed the newly introduced Xilinx Extensible Processing Platform (EPP), which represents a new product line and a new venture for FPGA leader Xilinx. To briefly recap, devices in the EPP device family are essentially a high-end microcontroller … Continue reading

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