Electronic Microprocessors & DSPs News

Tesla is not Nvidia's only HPC processor

Graphics processor firm Nvidia sees a big opportunity for its GPUs in high performance computing (HPC), sometimes referred to as supercomputing. GPUs differ from the CPUs of Intel, IBM and AMD used in PCs and servers because they at every good at number-crunching. That is GPUs are designed to…

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Cloud computer powered by 2,000 GPUs

Three US companies are proposing to meet the growing data processing demands of cloud-based computing and online gaming by connecting up thousands of graphics processors in ‘supercomputers’. Graphics processor firm Nvidia is working with IDT and Orange Silicon Valley to develop a scalable, low-latency cluster of up to…

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Spansion licenses ARM Cortex M7

Spansion announced at Electronica that it has licensed the ARM Cortex-M7 processor, which will be integrated into the company’s next-generation MCUs…

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Andes launches SoC design platform

Andes Technology, the Taiwanese processor core vendor, has launched an SoC development solution, the Andes Custom Extension (ACE) framework, and the first supporting AndesCore processor, the EN801…

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FTDI Chip launches Arduino-compatible VM800P daughter cards

Following on from the release of its VM800P development platforms, which facilitate more advanced human machine interface (HMI) implementation using its  Embedded Video Engine (EVE) technology, FTDI Chip has introduced a series of accompanying daughter cards (or shields…

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