Processor Solutions for Digital Stethoscopes


Connected medical devices are one of the fastest growing segments within IoT. Digital stethoscopes electronically amplify body sounds by converting acoustic waves to electrical signals. These digital signals can be graphically analyzed and wirelessly transmitted over the internet to support remote diagnosis. 

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SD Card

  • ARC EM4 for power-critical, bus-powered apps like SD cards
  • Best-in-class code density reduces memory size & power
  • Fast interrupts and 2nd register file for real-time response
  • Custom instruction extensions to add differentiating HW

Bluetooth Low Energy

Power management IC


  • Ultra-small footprint embedded processing with ARC EM cores
  • Data Fusion Subsystem for audio processing
  • Best-in-class DMIPS/mW for battery-operated applications

Audio Subsystem