Faraday Unveils Companion Chip for SoC
Faraday Technology Corporation, Taiwans leading IC design service and IP vendor, today reveals a companion chip (FCS10) for 32-bit RISC CPU. The availability of FCS10 Companion Chip and previously released RISC CPU (F3020) represents that Faraday Technology Corporation has achieved its commitment to become a System-on-Chip (SoC) solution provider.
FCS10 is comprised by integrating Interrupt Controller, SDRAM controller, DMA channels, 32-bit PCI bridge, 24-bit Timer, General Purpose I/O (GPIO), UART interface, ROM interface, and Real Timer Clock (RTC), etc. With its highly modularized structure, FCS10 allows designers to select the components that are really needed for his own SoC product.
For it"s high efficiency and low power consumption, FCS10 becomes very suitable for embedded systems. All components of FCS10 are designed to have a common on-chip bus, this means not only the current available F3020 CPU but all new released CPUs in Faraday can be integrated with great ease.
Test chip of FCS10 is now available and has requested by some customers for verification in Data Communication, Peripheral, and Image Processing products. Faraday will keep integrating more IPs into FCS10. It includes USB, IEEE1394, Ethernet MAC, I2C, I2S, Flash interface, and so on. It allows the customers to expand their applications more widely, like Set-top Box, PDA, Web Pad, Home gateway, and E-book. The promotion of FCS10 Companion Chip IP not only positively impacts on F3020's widespread adoption, but also ensures Faraday Technology Corporation's essential position in SOC field.
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