ARM Cortex-A8 Processor Selected As Best In 2005 By Microprocessor Report

02 February 2006

What: The ARM® Cortex™-A8 processor was recognized as the Microprocessor Report Analysts’ Choice Award for Best Processor-IP Core of 2005.

In-Stat’s technology analysts, the team behind Microprocessor Report, announced the winners on Monday for the seventh annual Analysts’ Choice Awards, recognizing excellence in technology innovation, design and implementation.

The Cortex-A8 processor was selected as the best processor-IP core of 2005 because it surpassed all other embedded-processor coresbycarefully balancing high throughput with power efficiency. The processor is designed to enrich mobile phones and other portable devices with the kinds of applications that formerly required a power-hungry PC.

Where: For more Microprocessor Report’s Analysts’ Choice Awards please visit: http://www.mdronline.com/mpr/

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, 3D 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 www.arm.com.


ARM is a registered trademark of ARM Limited. Cortex 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 Technologies Pvt. Ltd.; and ARM Physical IP, Inc.

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