Extending the Reach of an Application Processor Using Customizable Silicon
Figure 1: Most processor interfaces serve only as masters, preventing two processors from communicating directly (a). Using a CSSP, developers can implement either an interface bridge (b) or shared memory channel (c) between processors to match the application’s performance.
Thanks. When working with OEMs there are no MOQs but the annual volume is expected to be 100K units or beyond. When we work with Application Processor partners we work with them on business case potential.
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