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Communications Semiconductor Market Forecast 2016–2021
Provides IC market forecast information through 2021 for more than a dozen categories of communications semiconductors. Product categories covered include network processors, Ethernet components, PON and VDSL transceivers, network search engines, and optical-transport ICs.
A Guide to Processors for Deep Learning
Covers processors and IP cores for accelerating deep learning, neural networks, and vision processing for training and inference in data centers, autonomous vehicles, and client devices.
A Guide to Multicore Processors
Covers 32- and 64-bit embedded processors with four or more CPU cores that are used for wires and wireless communications, storage, security, and other applications.
A Guide to Ethernet Switch and PHY Chips
Covers data-center switch chips for 10G, 25G, 40G, 50G, and 100G Ethernet. Also includes physical-layer (PHY) chips for 10GBase-T and 100G Ethernet.
A Guide to Processors for IoT and Wearables
Covers processors and connectivity chips for IoT clients and wearable devices, focusing primarily on single-chip solutions with integrated radios.
Communications Semiconductor Market Share 2016
Provides market share data for more than 20 categories of communications semiconductors, including Ethernet products, broadband interface chips, embedded processors, and FPGAs.
A Guide to Embedded Processors
Covers 32- and 64-bit embedded processors with one to four CPU cores that are used for networking, automotive, consumer devices, industrial control, medical imaging, and more.
A Guide to CPU Cores and Processor IP
Covers intellectual property (IP) cores that can be used in system-on-a-chip (SoC) and ASIC designs, including CPU, GPU, and NoC.
A Guide to Processors for Wireless Base Stations
This new report covers wireless base-station processors that integrate CPUs and DSPs for Layer 1–3 processing on a single chip. Designed primarily for small cells, residential femto cells, and macro cells, these processors cut cost and power by replacing multiple chips.
A Guide to Virtualized Network Processing
Covers packet processing for SDN and NFV, including high-end networking processors (NPUs) for switch/router designs as well as intelligent NICs (or smart NICs) for endpoints (servers).
Mobile Semiconductor Market Share Forecast 2015-2020
Forecasts market size and vendor share for application processors, cellular baseband, Wi-Fi combos, GPS, NFC, and other chips for mobile devices.
A Guide to Processors for Advanced Automotive
Covers processors for in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), and autonomous driving as well as IP for vision processing and neural networks.
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September 25, 2017

Kalray Rethinks Parallel Processing
Kalray’s third-generation “Coolidge” processors will have up to 160 general-purpose compute cores plus security, machine-learning, and computer-vision coprocessors.
Inphi PAM4 PHY Aims at Systems
Inphi is reentering the system-side-PHY market with Vega, a 400Gbps PAM4 device for front-panel and backplane applications that span 50G, 100G, 200G, and 400G Ethernet rates.
Editorial: x86 Knocks Out RISC Servers
AMD’s Epyc announcement has taken the wind out of the sales of competing server processors. Oracle has stopped investing in its SPARC chips, and Macom has yet to find a new home for X-Gene.
PowerVR Series9 Starts at Low End
Imagination has delivered the PowerVR Series9XE and Series9XM GPU IP cores for applications requiring area-efficient performance and low power consumption.

September 18, 2017

Qualcomm’s Falkor Targets Servers
Falkor is the brains of the new Centriq 2400 server processor, which is set for production by the end of this year. The ARMv8-compatible CPU can decode four instructions per cycle.
Threadripper Tops Multithread Tests
Our benchmark testing showed AMD’s Threadripper scores well on high thread-count applications, but it lags Intel’s high-end Core i9 processor on most other workloads.
Helio P30 Boosts Camera, Battery Life
MediaTek’s newest midrange smartphone processors upgrade the Helio P20 with a Mali G71 GPU, a vision processor, improved camera capabilities, and lower power.

September 11, 2017

Intel 8th Gen Spans Architectures
Although the first 8th generation Core processors for laptops use Kaby Lake R, other models will use six-core Coffee Lake designs for desktop PCs and even 10nm Cannonlake designs.
AImotive Accelerates Deep Learning
Known for its ADAS software, AImotive has introduced licensable hardware IP to accelerate neural-network algorithms with performance of up to 5 trillion MAC/s.
Kandou 500Gbps Serdes IP Targets 2.5D
Kandou’s new 16nm Glasswing hard macro enables 500Gbps interfaces between die in a 2.5D package. The IP core implements the company’s unique protocol for 5-bit over 6-wire signaling.

September 4, 2017

Microsemi Extends PCIe Into Fabrics
Microsemi has introduced PAX, the third switch-chip family in the Switchtec PCI Express line. The new family adds support for multiple hosts and SR-IOV end points.
CommSolid IP Simplifies NB-IoT
CommSolid has created the first complete NB-IoT baseband IP, using a proven Xtensa architecture with custom extensions, a digital baseband, and Layer 1–3 firmware.
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Covers processors and IP cores used in deep learning, embedded, communications, automotive, IoT, and server designs.
October 4 - 5, 2017
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