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or soft-core  (sôft′kôr′, sŏft′-)
1. Being less explicit than hard-core material in depicting or describing sexual activity: softcore pornography.
2. Moderate: a softcore sports fan.
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Using the GNU GCC tool chain and Eclipse IDE to program the Nios II, developers can take advantage of soft core processors previously only available on ASICs with custom chip sets.
The 10Gb MAC soft core will be available for licensing in 3Q'2000.
To meet these requirements, Mentor's M8051E-Warp soft core provides extensive user configuration programmability and performance through synthesis options.
Giving system-level designers the broadest selection of soft processor cores for FPGAs, Altera Corporation (NASDAQ:ALTR) today announced Freescale will be delivering a 32-bit V1 ColdFire soft core for the SOPC Builder tool.
Procurement of 45,674,117 cartridges 9 mm x 19, soft core for firing of from the arms P1, P7, P8A1, P8, P30, P9A1, MP2 and MP5 with low environmental impact (lead and barium) Primer and completely encapsulated soft core projectile.
For the past 9 months, Altera has been shipping its Nios processor core, the first soft core processor designed specifically for programmable logic.
Designers do not have to develop the synthesis and place-and-route process required in a soft core.
62mm x 51 soft core, with low emission firing cap (lead and barium), and completely encapsulated soft core projectile.
System developers designing with Altera Corporation's (Nasdaq: ALTR) Nios(TM) soft core embedded processor will be able to implement Accelerated Technology, Inc.
By implementing soft core processing in an FPGA, manufacturers can create custom integrated circuits (IC) in less than half the time and cost of alternative IC technologies.
56 mm x 45, soft core, with low emission firing cap (lead and barium) and completely encapsulated soft core projectile.