reduced instruction set computer

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Noun1.reduced instruction set computer - (computer science) a kind of computer architecture that has a relatively small set of computer instructions that it can perform
computer architecture, architecture - (computer science) the structure and organization of a computer's hardware or system software; "the architecture of a computer's system software"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
complex instruction set computer, complex instruction set computing, CISC - (computer science) a kind of computer architecture that has a large number of instructions hard coded into the CPU chip
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TEPro-Fx28, the latest addition to TranSwitch's family of highly integrated multi-service VLSI solutions, features an on-board RISC processor to facilitate design of channelized T1/E1 access systems.
The video core includes a 16-bit RISC processor and dedicated hardware accelerators.
The Blackfin processor provided the video processing capabilities we needed to deliver image sizes from 80 x 60 to 160 x 120 from the IRIS camera to consumer mobile devices, but it also provided the instruction set and RISC processor capabilities needed to secure data at all points of the delivery cycle.
ARM (LSE: ARM; Nasdaq: ARMHY), a provider of 16/32-bit embedded RISC processor solutions, and Fujitsu Limited, a provider of Internet-based IT solutions, have announced that Fujitsu has licensed the ARM926EJ-S core and the ARM946E-S core for use in portable multimedia electronic products such as digital cameras, PDAs, next-generation mobile phones and Internet appliances.
The SafeXcel-5140 is a unique single-chip solution that integrates an industry-standard ARMv4(R)-compliant 32-bit RISC processor together with embedded security acceleration for best-in-class network protection, performance and cost advantage.
ARM (LSE: ARM; Nasdaq: ARMHY), a provider of 16/32-bit embedded RISC processor solutions, and SANYO, has announced that SANYO has licensed the ARM926EJ-S microprocessor core for use in portable appliances such as digital cameras, PDAs and digital audio applications.
The Hurricane Platform includes the PMC-Sierra RM5231 MIPS RISC processor and the V3's V320USC Universal PCI System Controller.
The reference platform is designed around Renesas' SH7720 32-bit RISC processor and QuickLogic's low-power programmable PCI bridge solution.
SYDNEY, Australia -- Altium Limited (ASX:ALU), a leading developer of Windows-based electronics design software, today announced that Service Pack 2 for Nexar, the company's revolutionary FPGA-based system design software, will include a new 32-bit FPGA-based RISC processor that will greatly simplify the development of 32-bit systems targeted for FPGA implementation and take the risk out of migrating systems to the 32-bit domain.
The SCM240 features a 64-bit 200 MHz RISC processor, a Xilinx Spartan IIE FPGA that supports swapping of pre-configured reference designs, and application software.
a developer of embedded communications software solutions for developers of VoIP equipment, and ARM (LSE:ARM) (Nasdaq: ARMHY), the industry's leading provider of 16/32-bit embedded RISC processor solutions, today announced Trinity's VeriCall Edge(TM) software platform supported on the ARM926EJ-S(TM) microprocessor core.
Nasdaq:LAVA), a provider of chip design solutions, and ARM (LSE:ARM)(Nasdaq:ARMHY), the industry's leading provider of 16/32-bit embedded RISC processor solutions, today announced the release of a reference methodology for RTL-to-GDSII implementation of systems on chip (SoCs) that include cores from the ARM9E(TM) family of microprocessors.