Free Access to Arm Processor IP

DesignStart Eval provides quick and instant access to Cortex-M0 and Cortex-M3 processors via a simple click-through end-user agreement so you can design and prototype a custom SoC.

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IP Delivery

Fixed configuration and synthesizable RTL (obfuscated)


Click-through end-user license agreement provides instant IP access for free

Community-based support through forums and blogs


One of the smallest Arm processors available with an exceptionally small silicon area and minimal footprint. Industry-leading 32-bit processor specifically developed for high-performance, low cost platforms.
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Arm-Based Custom SoC Design for IoT Using the Cadence Cloud

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