Junko Yoshida, EETimes
9/2/2014 10:30 AM EDT
TAIPEI — With ARM reigning as king of the CPU IP market and Android dominating mobile operating systems, is there any room for anyone with new architectures to challenge these leaders’ well established ecosystems?
Few, as far as we know, would dare such folly. The exception to this prudent rule is Andes Technology, based in Taiwan and ready to rumble.
Focused more on the embedded market, Andes and its CPU licensees have been finding enough niches to get around ARM’s stronghold. Andes CPU cores currently apply to touch panel controllers, WiFi, Bluetooth, FM, GPS controllers, and now sensor hubs squarely targeted at the IoT segment.
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