Category Archives: LPDDR2

Xilinx Zynq EPPs create a new category that fits in among SoCs, FPGAs, and microcontrollers

After telegraphing its punch at ESC last spring, Xilinx has now introduced the first four members of its EPP product line and named them Zynq to differentiate them from the company’s FPGAs. (See “Xilinx redefines the high-end microcontroller with its … Continue reading

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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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State-of-the-Art in Low-Power Memory: Denali’s MemCon

Need gobs of cheap RAM? Need it to operate at the lowest possible power? This blog’s for you. I attended Denali’s ninth annual MemCon conference a few days ago. It was three days of intensive discussion about the state of … Continue reading

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