Anonymous Reader writes: "Texas Instruments today launched its first general purpose dual-core
(RISC+DSP) system-on-chip processors. The TMS320C547x processors
combine TI's highly popular DSP core along with an ARM7 Thumb based RISC processor plus an extensive set of system and peripheral controllers, including a 10/100 megabit Ethernet port, and are supported by a customized Embedded Linux operating system. Applications for the built-in DSP are expected to include wireless communications, handwriting recognition, text-to-speech, voice recognition, data acquisition and control, and pre/post audio processing. Read the full story at LinuxDevices.com."
December 10, 2001