ARM Cortex Designs offer an advantage w.r.t performance, cost-effectiveness and low-power consumption capabilities. Popularly known as big.Little architecture based designs, ARM Processor applications follow heterogeneous multi processing that use more than one processor or cores. Today many embedded applications like smart phones, set-top boxes, digital television, digital cameras etc. are built around ARM processors. The ARM Cortex series of cores encompasses a very wide range of scalable performance options offering designers a great deal of choice and the opportunity to use the best-fit core for their application without being forced into a one-size-fits-all solution.
Heterogeneous Multi Processing
The Cortex portfolio is split broadly into Cortex-A – application processor cores for a performance-intensive systems; Cortex-R – high-performance cores for real-time applications and Cortex-M – microcontroller cores for a wide range of embedded applications. ARM Processor Applications use heterogeneous multi processing developed by ARM; coupling big.Little Architecture based Designs i.e., relatively battery-saving and slower processor cores (LITTLE) with relatively more powerful and power-hungry ones (big).
ARM Cortex Designs use heterogeneous multi processing to gain performance and energy efficiency by adding same/different type of processors, to incorporate specialized processing capabilities to handle particular tasks. In general, processors with multiple cores of different types enables Heterogeneous Multi Processing. These cores are optimized for different applications or activities and combined to create the best of different worlds. Heterogeneous Multi-core Processing keeps control over real-time properties, while running management/administrative tasks, offers improved system reliability and security.
ARM Processor Applications
Mistral has handled complex ARM Processor Applications and ARM Cortex Designs, implementing SMP, AMP, HMP architecture and also big.Little design. Some of the leading SoCs that have implemented the ARM Cortex cores available in the market include, Nvidia Tegra4, Samsung Exynos5 Dual, Texas Instruments OMAP5, OMAP4 and AM1x processors, Apple A5, A5X, NXP i.MX6, Renesas Electronics EMMA Mobile/EV2, Xilinx Extensible Processing Platform, Altera SoC FPGA, Samsung Exynos 4210, 4212, 4412, among others. Mistral offers a range of ARM Processor Applications based on A8, A9, A15, ARM7, ARM9 and other ARM Cortex Designs that deliver unprecedented heterogeneous multi processing capability alongside low power consumption.
Our ARM Processor Applications include Product Design, Hardware Design, BSP & Driver development, Firmware & Middleware development, Embedded Applications, Design for Manufacturability, Production Support Services, Product Lifecycle Support and Testing & Validation. Mistral has extensive expertise in ARM Cortex Designs for ARM processor applications with heterogeneous multi processing based on cores like Cortex A8, A9, A15, ARM7, ARM9, ARM Cortex A and big.Little Architecture based Designs providing innovative solutions based on these processors. ARM Cortex processors and SoCs are at the heart of the most powerful and compelling technology products out in the market today, offering heterogeneous multi processing capability alongside low power consumption.
Mistral’s ARM Cortex designs utilize the big.Little Architecture based Design technique, deliver unprecedented processing capability, along with low power consumption that enable products in a wide range of new and existing ARM markets ranging from mobile computing, high-end digital home, automotive infotainment, in-flight entertainment, servers and wireless infrastructure among others. Mistral has vast experience in ARM Cortex designs and ARM Processor Applications based on the entire range of ARM Cortex architecture ranging from Cortex-A and Cortex-R cores to Cortex-M based MCUs providing single core to multi-core SoC based product designs.
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