MegaChips Launches eDSP Sensor Processing Engine for High-End Mission Critical Applications

Revolutionary, Customizable Solution Delivers Higher Performance, Power Savings and Faster Time to Market

SAN JOSE, California, Dec. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MegaChips [] today introduced the eDSP(TM), a low-power, high-performance sensor processing platform that performs high-end arithmetic processing in real time at a fraction of the power compared to the microcontroller-based solutions on the market today. It meets customer needs for the highest flexibility in hardware design with right-sized horsepower to run their most computationally challenging algorithms at high speeds with the lowest power available today. [ ]

"Today's out-of-the-box solutions lack the flexibility or the performance required by system engineers for their high-end specialized applications," said Michael Navid, VP of Business Development and Marketing at MegaChips. "We provide an alternative platform with the flexibility to choose from a wide variety of external sensors and the freedom to implement differentiated fusion algorithms using our comprehensive development tool chain and reference design packages, reducing time to market and cost."

eDSP [] integrates a 32-bit programmable DSP core, 256K RAM for instruction, 256K RAM for data and a multitude of interfaces. MegaChips' eDSP delivers four times higher performance with 98% less power than the ARM Cortex-M4F, and can execute 2.5 times faster than the Cortex M4-based designs complex mathematical algorithms such as Kalman filters, Matrix, and FFT calculations, typical benchmarks for the sensor fusion space, while providing a higher level of programmability and customization.

eDSP is available now in a compact 3.5mm X 3.5mm FBGA-49 package with an operating temperature range of -40° to +85°C. For more information, visit MegaChips at [].

About MegaChips Technology America Corporation ("MegaChips America") MegaChips America is a wholly owned subsidiary of MegaChips Corporation headquartered in Osaka, Japan. As one of the premier semiconductor companies, MegaChips provides Integrated Circuits (ICs) and System on Chips (SoCs) that are essential for the advancement of Application Specific Standard Products (ASSPs). Leveraging decades of technology excellence, partnerships and acquisitions, MegaChips is exploring and shaping the next wave of the digital revolution, adding significant value for businesses and consumers in the global market with innovations in the areas of Internet of Things, Displays, Mobility, Sensor Fusion and Wearable devices. The company uses its advanced technological capabilities and know-how to help people achieve healthier, safer and more fulfilling lives.

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