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

Microprocessor Report: CEVA PentaG Adds AI to 5G Baseband

The Linley Group. Neural-Network Engine Optimizes for Variable Channel Conditions. By Mike Demler (March 12, 2018). Ceva’s new PentaG DSP comprises a set of configurable processing blocks that allow designers to build digital basebands implementing the recently ratified 3GPP 5G New Radio (5G-NR) specification…