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ARM Extends DesignStart Program with ARM926EJ Processor

17 January 2007

WHAT
ARM has extended its DesignStart™ Program to include the popular ARM926EJ™ processor alongside the ARM7TDMI® processor.

The ARM DesignStart program was established to provide designers with the ability to evaluate ARM processors for use in their designs. The program enables fabless companies, from start-ups through to small and medium size organizations, to do the majority of their design activities, including SoC integration and verification, software development and chip layout, prior to obtaining a full ARM Processor Foundry Program License.

The Jazelle® technology-enabled ARM926EJ processor features 16k instruction and data caches, tightly coupled memory (TCM) interfaces and memory management unit (MMU). For further information about the program and products, visit www.arm.com

WHY
The ARM DesignStart Program has proved very successful since its launch in 2005. The introduction of the ARM926EJ processor into the program will provide fabless companies with the opportunity to evaluate their designs on either one of ARM’s most popular processors, before committing to silicon.

WHO
ARM designs the technology that lies at the heart of advanced digital products, from wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security and storage devices. ARM’s comprehensive product offering includes 16/32-bit RISC microprocessors, data engines, graphics processors, digital libraries, embedded memories, peripherals, software and development tools, as well as analog functions and high-speed connectivity products. Combined with the company’s broad Partner community, they provide a total system solution that offers a fast, reliable path to market for leading electronics companies. More information on ARM is available at http://www.arm.com.

ENDS

ARM, Jazelle and ARM7TDMI are registered trademarks of ARM Limited. ARM926EJ is a trademark of ARM Limited.  All other brands or product names are the property of their respective holders. “ARM” is used to represent ARM Holdings plc; its operating company ARM Limited; and the regional subsidiaries ARM INC.; ARM KK; ARM Korea Ltd.; ARM Taiwan; ARM France SAS; ARM Consulting (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.; ARM Belgium N.V.; AXYS Design Automation Inc.; AXYS GmbH; ARM Embedded Solutions Pvt. Ltd.; and ARM Physical IP, Inc.; and ARM Norway AS.

CONTACT DETAILS:

ARM PRESS OFFICE:
+44 208 996 4141
       
Michelle Spencer
ARM
+44 1628 427780      
michelle.spencer@arm.com

Claudia Natalia
ARM
+1 408 548 3172      
claudia.natalia@arm.com

Nandita Geerdink
Text 100
+ 1 415 593 8457      
nanditag@text100.com