DesignWare Extensions and Options 

Overview 

Synopsys offers a portfolio of configurable ARC extensions and options that consists of the DesignWare® ARC™ XY Advanced DSP, ARC FPX Floating Point, ARC SmaRT Real-Time Trace and ARC Secure Pipeline products.

The DesignWare ARC XY Advanced DSP product delivers full performance digital signal processing for DesignWare ARC configurable cores. The DesignWare ARC FPX Floating Point Extensions add high performance single and double precision math instructions to the configurable ARC 600, ARC 700 and ARC EM processor families. The DesignWare ARC Small Real-Time Trace facility (SmaRT) is a hardware module that can be integrated into any SoC within the DesignWare ARC configurable architecture. The ARC Secure option enables the encrypted-pipeline feature of the ARC 600 processor cores, allowing the processors to run encrypted code by fetching encrypted instructions and decrypting them when needed.

  • Products
 

 
Division of address space into regions associated with specific attributes such as read, write, and execute prevents faulting instructions from completing

  • ARC Secure
  • Secure code execution with minimal performance, area and power impactmore

 
Execution of encrypted code for ARC 600 cores provides cost-effective protection against memory and system attacks with little impact on system performance


 
Adds the power of a true DSP engine to enable conventional and signal processing computation within a single unified architecture


 
Adds high-performance single- and double-precision math instructions to dramatically accelerate computations


 
Enables rapid software debug with minimal increase in die size and no power consumption penalty



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