Key Benefits

Differentiated hardware tailored to the application requirements is absolutely essential to achieve optimal performance and energy efficiency. Customers can quickly create differentiated, domain-specific processors for their application needs with the help of Cadence® Tensilica® IP’s proven technology, including Tensilica Xtensa® extensible processors, a broad range of high-performance application-specific DSPs, a comprehensive development toolchain, and unparalleled support.

Rapid Architectural Exploration


Quickly and easily explore hardware and software tradeoffs while integrating Xtensa products into your SoC

Fully Automated Processor Development


Automatically generate processor extensions and matching software tools using the Tensilica Instruction Extension (TIE) language

Domain-Specific DSPs and Purpose-Built Processors


Enables hardware and software designers to create differentiated domain-specific solutions