Linley Microprocessor Report: Ceva’s BX Hybrid Boosts DSP Engine

By Mike Demler (February 4, 2019). Ceva’s new BX DSP cores offer upgrades to the first-generation X-series models, which employ a hybrid architec-ture combining multicore scalar CPUs for control functions with a highly configurable five-way SIMD/VLIW DSP en-gine for signal processing. The new intellectual property (IP) core tightens security by using a TrustZone-like memory subsystem … Continued

CEVA Upgrades NB-IOT Platform – Linley Microprocessor Report

Dragonfly NB2 Implements Cat-NB2 Specification in 3GPP Release 14 By Tom R. Halfhill (July 9, 2018) New ways of enabling machines to wirelessly talk with each other are propagating as fast as blockchain startups. Ceva is staying abreast by introducing Dragonfly NB2, its second-generation platform for Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) communications on cellular networks. Whereas the … Continued

CEVA FIRST TO LAUNCH 802.11AX IP – Linley Microprocessor report

The IEEE’s next-generation 802.11ax Wi-Fi specifications are more than a year from ratification, but (as usual) several wireless-chip vendors have already announced pre-standard products. To enable them, DSP-intellectual-property (DSP-IP) specialist Ceva is offering 802.11ax additions to its RivieraWaves Wi-Fi family. Its new RW-AX-series comprises three models targeting a range of products that spans IoT/wearables, mobile … Continued

CEVA Telegraphs 5G Intent with XC12 – Microprocessor Report

High-Performance DSP Targets Wireless Infrastructure, By David Kanter (April 3, 2017) The move to 5G and the arrival of myriad new networked devices will increase demand for bandwidth. To meet this demand, infrastructure will employ more antennas and higher bit rates, which all require greater computational throughput. At the same time, latency requirements will tighten … Continued

CEVA-X2 Controls Multiple PHYS – Mobile Chip Report

DSP Core Handles LTE-Advanced and 802.15.4 Protocols. By Mike Demler (August 1, 2016). Ceva’s new X2 DSP core performs physical-layer (PHY) control tasks in complex wireless modems. Intro-duced at the recent Linley Mobile & Wearables Conference, the design targets LTE-Advanced carrier aggregation, which requires digital basebands to simultaneously control PHYs for multiple communications channels and … Continued