ARM advances: Q&A with ARM VP John Cornish

ARM (Advanced RISC Machines) continues to turn the soft-IP business model into a success story. Last year saw the company undertake major acquisitions, and this year will see the arrival of a new Cortex applications processor core featuring Jazelle RCT and the v7 instruction set. ARM is on a growth curve, but while current financial results are healthy, ARM has plenty of competition, not least from configurable cores for the embedded space, such as those from Tensilica and ARC.

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