The chip uses a very long instruction word
(VLIW) set and Sun is targeting the chip at the advanced set-top box market - devices that require powerful multimedia capabilities.
The very long instruction word
chip is aimed at set-top boxes, video processing and security applications.
To chip designers, NitroSIM's very long instruction word
(VLIW) turbocharger appears to process the simulation exactly like a standard processor, but orders of magnitude faster and with no change to the existing simulation flow.
The Jazz DSP is a very long instruction word
(VLIW) architecture that provides high performance through parallel execution of operations.
Each individual processor is a fully-featured DSP, including a 16x16-bit multiplier with 40-bit accumulators, local instruction and data memory, and uses a modified three-way Long Instruction Word
13-micron CMOS process, the PWBSP-16 chip runs a VLIW, or Very Long Instruction Word
, microprocessor operating at up to 500 MHz.
Today's Very Long Instruction Word
(VLIW) parallel DSP chips require time-consuming assembly code optimization to achieve high performance.
This tool set enables our customers to achieve fast time-to-market for high performance DSP applications without the complexity and inefficiency of the current generation Very Long Instruction Word
Atmel(R) Corporation (Nasdaq:ATML) today introduced mAgic, the world's first complex domain, extended precision very long instruction word
(VLIW) DSP core for SoC implementation.
FLIX, Tensilica's next-generation configurable architecture, features a long instruction word
format for designer-defined instructions that has many of the benefits of VLIW (performance) but none of the drawbacks (code bloat).
It has a simply designed small amount of silicon and a code-morphing software shell that translates all the X86 instructions it receives into Very Long Instruction words
that its simple silicon core understands.