Tech news tagged ‘ARM’

ARM buys Sansa hardware-based security technology

ARM has bought the five year-old Israeli security firm Sansa which has a hardware solution for mobile connectivity.

The price is thought to be somewhere around $90 million.

Sansa, which was called Discretix until last October, has had $37 million of venture capital money and is backed by both…

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Toshiba licenses ARM Cortex-A53

Toshiba has licensed the ARM Cortex-A53 processor, the most power-efficient ARMv8-A processor capable of seamlessly supporting 32-bit and 64-bit code.

Toshiba will deploy the processor to develop ASSPs such as ApP LiteT application processors that offer well balanced power-efficiency and performance with 64-bit…

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QuickLogic introduces multi-core EOS sensor hub

QuickLogic has introduced a triple core sensor hub called EOS.

The justification for sensor hubs is that: “It is power-prohibitive to do sensor processing on the host processor,” according to QuickLogic vice-president Brian Faith.

The three cores are: an ARM Cortex M4F MCU, a front-end sensor manager…

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ARM warms to FD-SOI

FD-SOI is becoming an interesting technology for the mobile SoC market, reckons ARM.

I think it’s very interesting,” ARM evp Pete Hutton told Electronics Weekly, “if you look at low-power/low-cost a lot of people are sticking at 28nm and not moving to 16nm finfet because…

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ARM sales leap, record processor licences signed

ARM saw Q2 revenues rise 15% to $357 million and profits rise 32% to $192 million.

A record 54 processor licences were signed and one new subscription licence was signed with a major Chinese OEM.

Other points highlighted by ARM include:

7 ARMv8-A processor licences signed, including three lead…

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Micro:bit reunites BBC and ARM for grand education initiative

The BBC Micro:bit programmable device for school children was first announced back in March, along with a prototype. And the finished article was formally launched today at an event in Broadcasting House, London.

Around 1 million of the devices will be given to all Year 7 children (11/12…

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BBC micro:bit computer launches

The technical launch of the BBC micro:bit pocket computer that will be given to all Year 7 children in the UK in the Autumn was announced today.

ARM, Nordic Semiconductor, Samsung, Microsoft, Freescale, Farnell element14 and Lancaster University were among those who supported the project.

“Technology is now as…

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IoT opportunity in the telemedicine market

Devices are becoming smarter by gaining the ability to exchange data; adding smartness to existing devices will require several aspects, including the capacity to gather, evaluate and communicate data.

This is giving rise to a new term – the senstroller, a combination of sensor and microcontroller. This is a device capable…

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Freescale’s most power efficient processor has two ARM cores

Freescale’s latest generation of ARM-based embedded processors, the i.MX7 series integrates two different Cortex processor cores which adds to the MCU’s power efficiency.

As a successor the the i.MX6 series, the i.MX7 series represents Freescale’s most power efficient ARM-based applications processor to…

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Arduino goes global with Adafruit and Seeedstudio

Arduino has increased availability of the maker and developer open source computing platform across the world with supply deals in the US and China.

It has also created a new global brand for the ARM-based embedded development modules.

Arduino has signed a supply agreement with New York-based distributor…

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