Arteris combines the Ncore coherent NoC with its Resilience tools to ease SoC development for automotive and other safety-oriented applications.
Intel disclosed its 10nm node, which is far denser than the foundries’ 10nm and will ship late this year, and also described 14nm variants that boost transistor performance by 12–25%.
OFC’s growing attendance despite limited-volume transport and long-haul markets indicates the critical role pluggable and embedded optics will play in both short data-center links and data-center interconnects.
The new Monarch SX processor combines an embedded controller with a low-cost LTE modem that handles Category M1 and Category NB1, cutting the cost of cellular IoT devices.
3D XPoint reduces latency by 10x compared with NAND-based solutions. Intel’s P4800X SSD highlights the advantages and deficiencies of this new memory technology.
Marvell’s new Prestera Pipe 98PX1012 revisits the early Ethernet era of passive bridge components by using the 802.1BR standard to extend the port configurations for top-of-rack switches.
The new processor brings LTE data rates to feature phones and low-cost smartphones that are popular in India and similar countries.
The XC12 licensable DSP delivers a 2–8x performance boost over the XC4500 for important 5G tasks such as channel estimation, making it attractive for new wireless base stations.
Intel’s $15 billion offer to acquire Mobileye will shake up the fast-growing market for advanced driver-assistance systems (ADASs) and autonomous vehicles.
The new QorIQ LA1575 is an innovative embedded processor with a programmable baseband. It can support multiple protocols including next-generation Wi-Fi and 5G cellular.
Imagination’s first wholly new GPU architecture since 2012, Furian offers higher graphics performance, full cache coherence, and improved GPU-compute capability.
Ethernet startup Innovium is challenging Broadcom’s data-center dominance by offering a 12.8Tbps switch based on 50Gbps PAM4 serdes for high-port-count 50GbE and 100GbE.
The X-Gene 3 server processor is now sampling. It already outperforms all other ARM-compatible processors and is on track to meet its frequency, feature, and schedule commitments.
The upcoming “Naples” processor will revitalize AMD’s server efforts, offering more CPU cores, more memory channels, and more PCIe capacity than any current Xeon product.
Intel has unveiled single- and dual-port 25G Ethernet adapters based on the XL710 Fortville controller. It intends these new NICs for direct-attach twinax-copper links in servers.