Parrot Licenses ARM926EJ-S Processor

26 April 2007

WHAT: Parrot S.A., a leading provider of mobile multimedia solutions, has licensed the ARM926EJ-S™ processor, along with the PrimeCell® DMA Controller (PL080) the PrimeCell Vectored Interrupt Controller  (PL190) and the AMBA® Design Kit. In addition, they have also licensed RealView® prototyping Boards and RealView Development System 3.0, the latest ARM integrated software development suite, for the development of next-generation multimedia products.

WHY: The Jazelle® technology-enabled ARM926EJ-S processor executes an instruction set which includes fixed point DSP instructions to enhance the performance of many signal processing algorithms as well as audio and video encoding applications. Its small size and low power consumption will enable Parrot S.A. to continue to deliver high quality audio and mobile communications devices.

The proven compatibility of the PrimeCell DMA controller and the Vectored Interrupt Controller with the ARM926EJ-S processor reduces design risks, while the AMBA Design Kit facilitates the design and verification of a complete ARM® processor-based system. This will greatly reduce a design’s time-to-market, and will enable Parrot S.A. to maintain timely delivery of its products.

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 tolls, 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 about ARM is available at http://www.arm.com.


ARM, PrimeCell, AMBA, RealView and Jazelle are registered trademarks of ARM Limited. ARM926EJ-S 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 Ltd; ARM France SAS; ARM Consulting (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.; ARM Belgium N.V.; AXYS Design Automation Inc.; ARM Germany GmbH; ARM Embedded Solutions Pvt. Ltd.; ARM Physical IP, Inc.; and ARM Norway, AS.

Contact Details:

Michelle Spencer
+44 1628 427780


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