The wide range of Cadence® Tensilica® ConnX DSPs offers the best combination of high performance, low power, and small area to meet your application needs. From small and low-power BBE DSP up to the super-high-performance ConnX B20, these DSPs are designed for applications that control sensors and antennas and process the data they handle. Go with the industry's lowest power, most compact, and best performing DSPs for applications including radar, lidar, 5G/4G/LTE-A, Bluetooth, smartgrid, 802.11 modems, etc. ConnX DSPs are certified for ISO 26262:2018 ASIL-compliant making them suitable for use in safety-critical applications as well.
ASIL-compliant certified and equipped with both hardware and software safety mechanisms
A wide selection of DSPs ranging from small and low power to high performance
Software-compatible DSP family, making migration and DSP scalability easy
Extensible and Configurable
Customizable instruction set promotes differentiation and performance enhancement
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