The Cadence® Tensilica® Fusion G DSP family is a group of easy-to-program, multi-purpose DSPs ideal for many general-purpose applications in IoT, narrowband wireless communications, mobile, wearables, radar, consumer electronics, AR/VR, etc. Fusion G3 and G6 DSPs are ISO 26262:2018 ASIL-compliant certified and suitable for use in safety-critical applications such as autonomous driving, advanced driver assistant systems (ADAS), etc. Fusion G DSPs offer low energy consumption, small footprint, and exceptional out-of-the-box performance, and combined with extensibility, are one of the easiest to shape into the exact DSP for a designer's application needs.

Fusion G3/G6 DSP
Fusion G3/G6 DSP

Key Benefits

ISO26262:2018 Compliant

ASIL-compliant certified and equipped with both hardware and software safety mechanisms

Exceptional Out-of-the-Box Performance

Designed with features for great out-of-the-box performance

Ultra-Low Power, Small Footprint, and High Performance

High performance balanced with great PPA for broad range of applications

Extensible and Configurable

Customizable instruction set promotes differentiation and performance enhancement


  • Certified ISO 26262:2018 ASIL-compliant
  • VLIW parallelism issuing multiple concurrent operations per cycle
  • 128-bit and 256-bit SIMD
  • Rich DSP instruction set
  • Auto-vectorization
  • ISA consistent scalability
  • TIE for easy extension and further performance enhancement
  • Optimized libraries and application examples for easy software development


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