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.

Key Benefits

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

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

Product Families

Choose from a broad portfolio of pre-defined DSPs and purpose-built processors for different market segments or start with our versatile Xtensa extensible processor platform


Cadence 通过自身的 Tensilica 处理器 IP 融合了业界领导者的一流产品和服务,可帮助您加快系统级芯片设计的开发,同时达到严苛的功耗和性能要求。浏览下方的 Tensilica 处理器 IP 服务合作伙伴列表。



Cadence 致力于在 Tensilica 处理器系列中实现功能安全应用,无论是现成可用的处理器/DSP IP,还是针对特定应用的、支持定制化的特定域处理器


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Cadence is committed to keeping design teams highly productive with a range of support offerings and processes designed to keep users focused on reducing time to market and achieving silicon success.

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Try our SDK Software Development Toolkit for 15 days absolutely free. We want to show you how easy it is to use our Eclipse-based IDE.

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Our hands-on training has been demonstrated to dramatically speed up the understanding of Tensilica tools and best use of the products.

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Xtensa Processor Generator (XPG)

The Xtensa Processor Generator (XPG) is the heart of our technology - the patented cloud-based system that creates your correct-by-construction processor and all associated software, models, etc. (Login Required)

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