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Feature Cortex-M0 Processor Cortex-M3 Processor
Footprint
  • Exceptionally small area
  • Minimal code footprint of the processor
  • Small Area
Performance
  • Low power consumption
  • Invisible processing
  • Balanced performance & efficiency
  • Exceptional system response to events
  • Highly deterministic
Suitable for
  • Energy-sipping devices, from small sensors to smart pills
  • For mainstream embedded devices, from whitegoods to connected light bulbs and industrial controllers 
Technology
  • Design with a fixed-configuration, synthesizable Cortex-M0 RTL 
  • Use the Cortex-M System Design Kit (CMSDK) to quickly get started 
  • Prototype with Cortex-M Prototyping System, including out-of-the-box support 
  • Design with a fixed-configuration, synthesizable Cortex-M3 RTL 
  • Customize your design with your own IP and use the Corstone-100 foundation IP that includes the fully-verified SSE-050 subsystem
  • Prototype with the MPS2+ FPGA Prototyping Board
  • Connect IoT devices with Mbed OS 
  • Simulate with a 1-year license of Cortex-M3 Cycle Model 
Support

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