Update: Synopsys Expands DesignWare IP Portfolio with Acquisition of Kilopass Technology (Jan. 10, 2018)
by Charles Ng, Kilopass Technology
XPM is an alternative to flash memory from new company Kilopass.
Non-volatile memory (NVM) is a part of most embedded processor systems, used to store boot code or application software. Most embedded applications use flash memory, either with the processor or as a separate chip, for these purposes. However, factors such as cost, scalability to shrinking process geometries, and the security of stored information have opened the door for a new type of one-time programmable (OTP) NVM technology, one that is low cost, secure, and compact. This technology is Kilopass Technology’s XPM.
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