Peter Clarke, EE Times(07/26/2006 1:36 PM EDT)LONDON
— Iran has designed and produced a 32-bit microprocessor for the first time, according to the Fars News Agency
based in Tehran.
The agency said Tuesday (July 25) that Iranian researchers and engineers at Parsé Semiconductor Co. (Tehran) had developed a 32-bit processor that is compatible with the Sparc instruction set.
Parsé Semiconductor Co. has been in operation since 2003 as a developer of ASIC, SoC and FPGA designs, according to its Web site. During that time it has developed the Aristo and Tiny cores based on the Sparc V8 architecture, and has now proved the cores out in silicon.
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