For applications requiring highly specialized processing, application-specific instruction-set processors (ASIPs) deliver greater computational efficiencies than general purpose processors and more flexibility than fixed-function RTL designs. ASIP Designer™ is the leading tool solution for creating ASIPs, which might be custom processors or programmable hardware accelerators that serve in next-generation SoCs, particularly where re-programmability provides a key competitive advantage. ASIP Designer enables designers to:
- Create customized processing elements that are programmable in C
- Adjust performance-sensitive algorithms without requiring silicon respins
- Differentiate products using their own proprietary algorithmic IP
- Reduce schedule risk and improve time-to-market using a proven, highly automated tool approach
ASIP Designer comes with an extensive library of example models that can be used as a starting point for architectural exploration and customer-specific production ASIP designs, or just can be leveraged as reference implementation for selected architectural processor features.
All these example models come in source code with a fully operational toolset, SDK, baseline verification environment and are ready for push-the-button synthesizable RTL generation.
Click here for an overview of the available examples and their features.