CAST, Inc.

Communication Systems & Equipment

CAST Drives Automotive IP Forward with New AVB/TSN Ethernet and SAE J2716 Sensor Bus Cores Plus CAN-FD Time-Stamping

New IEEE 802.1AS AVB/TSN and SENT/SAE J2716 Cores now available; CAN/CAN-FD Controller Core now supports AUTOSAR-compliant time-stamping WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 13, 2017 - Semiconductor intellectual property provider CAST, Inc. today announced three significant improvements to its automotive IP family: A new IEEE 802.1AS Hardware Protocol Stack Core works with any eMAC (Ethernet Media Access...

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Controls & Controllers

Cache Controller IP Core augments 32-bit processors.

Supporting 4-way associative cache memory, CACHE-CTRL enables addition of single or multilevel cache memory to systems using cache-less 32-bit processors such as BA20 PipeLineZero™ or ARM® Cortex®-M0 processors. Controller uses standard AMBA® AHB processor and memory interfaces, and supports clock gating. When configured with 8 words per line and 256 lines per set (1024 lines in...

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Materials

8051 MCUs Get In-System Programming Benefits through CAST and SMH Technologies Partnership

FlashRunner™ In-System Programmer (ISP) line from SMH Technologies supports 8051s from CAST; Live 8051 programming demo running in CAST's DAC booth Woodcliff Lake, NJ, USA and Villotta di Chions, Italy — Semiconductor intellectual property company CAST Inc. and silicon device programming leader SMH Technologies today have partnered to deliver the best-available flash programming...

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Adhesives & Sealants

CAST Enters Graphics Acceleration IP Market with New Cores that Complement GPUs and System Processors

Woodcliff Lake, NJ — Semiconductor intellectual property provider CAST, Inc. is answering systems designers' needs for faster graphics processing with the first of a new series of IP cores for graphics acceleration and display. Available immediately are a 2D/2.5D Graphics Accelerator and a Multilayer Display Controller, both sourced from new technology partner Think Silicon. The Think2.5D Core...

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Controls & Controllers

Kawasaki Microelectronics Licenses CAST 8051 IP Core for New Design Platform

Proven 8-bit Microcontroller IP Best Matches Platform's Requirements for Speed, Area, Low-Power Consumption, Configurability, and Reliability Woodcliff Lake, NJ - Kawasaki Microelectronics, Inc. (K-micro) in Japan has selected an 8051-compatible microcontroller core from CAST, Inc. for its new digital and mixed-signal control platform. Focused on Advanced Yet Affordable ASIC Technology(TM),"...

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Materials

Application-Level Interface Core aids PCIe FPGA integration.

IP core PCIEXPAIF provides high-level interface between system buses such as AMBA® AXI4 and PCI Express (PCIe) hard macro blocks available from FPGA vendors Altera and Xilinx. In addition to extensible DMA and other functions to encode and decode Transaction Layer Packets, core includes support for 32- and 64-bit versions of open source Wishbone Bus as well as AMBA® AHB(TM), AXI(TM),...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Main Profile Video Encoder Core leverages H.264 tools.

Optimized for video output quality and application support, H264-MP-E enables Full HD, 1920 x 1080p, 30 fps video in FPGAs and beyond 1920 x 1080p at 60 fps in ASICs. Hardware systems integration is facilitated by flexible, streaming-capable interfaces; stand-alone, processor-free operation; and low-bandwidth, latency-tolerant, external memory interface. Also, run-time tunable parameters and...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

DICOM-Compatible IP Core supports 8- and 12-bit JPEG.

Compact JPEG-E-X IP core supports both 8-bit Baseline and 12-bit Extended Sequential modes of JPEG image compression standard. Conformant to DICOM medical standard, unit compresses images from 8-12 bits per color sample, and also compresses non-standard motion JPEG streams. It can process 450 MS/sec with 69K gates in typical ASIC 0.09 micron process, 280 MS/sec in high-end FPGA devices, or 30 fps...

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Cleaning Products & Equipment

System Library IP Package suits AMBA-based FPGAs and SoCs.

Compatible with various 32-bit processor cores, PiP-AMBA system infrastructure library provides all basics needed for systems built around de facto standard AMBA bus. It includes bus and peripherals IP cores plus drivers and other essential software, pre-integrated and pre-verified. Designers add memory, processor core, and any additional functions of their own to implement complete system. Basic...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

DSP Coprocessor adds math operations.

Designed for APS family of 32-bit processor IP cores, APS-DSP optimizes data handling to support multimedia and other demanding analog or mixed-signal applications. Fixed-point, 16-bit unit adds 3 arithmetic logic units operating in parallel, as well as 2 memory interfaces, and uses Harvard bus architecture for memory design. Bit-reverse arithmetic feature facilitates DSP calculations, while Zero...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

CAST Drives Automotive IP Forward with New AVB/TSN Ethernet and SAE J2716 Sensor Bus Cores Plus CAN-FD Time-Stamping

New IEEE 802.1AS AVB/TSN and SENT/SAE J2716 Cores now available; CAN/CAN-FD Controller Core now supports AUTOSAR-compliant time-stamping WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 13, 2017 - Semiconductor intellectual property provider CAST, Inc. today announced three significant improvements to its automotive IP family: A new IEEE 802.1AS Hardware Protocol Stack Core works with any eMAC (Ethernet Media Access...

Read More »
Controls & Controllers

Cache Controller IP Core augments 32-bit processors.

Supporting 4-way associative cache memory, CACHE-CTRL enables addition of single or multilevel cache memory to systems using cache-less 32-bit processors such as BA20 PipeLineZero™ or ARM® Cortex®-M0 processors. Controller uses standard AMBA® AHB processor and memory interfaces, and supports clock gating. When configured with 8 words per line and 256 lines per set (1024 lines in...

Read More »
Materials

8051 MCUs Get In-System Programming Benefits through CAST and SMH Technologies Partnership

FlashRunner™ In-System Programmer (ISP) line from SMH Technologies supports 8051s from CAST; Live 8051 programming demo running in CAST's DAC booth Woodcliff Lake, NJ, USA and Villotta di Chions, Italy — Semiconductor intellectual property company CAST Inc. and silicon device programming leader SMH Technologies today have partnered to deliver the best-available flash programming...

Read More »
Adhesives & Sealants

CAST Enters Graphics Acceleration IP Market with New Cores that Complement GPUs and System Processors

Woodcliff Lake, NJ — Semiconductor intellectual property provider CAST, Inc. is answering systems designers' needs for faster graphics processing with the first of a new series of IP cores for graphics acceleration and display. Available immediately are a 2D/2.5D Graphics Accelerator and a Multilayer Display Controller, both sourced from new technology partner Think Silicon. The Think2.5D Core...

Read More »
Controls & Controllers

Kawasaki Microelectronics Licenses CAST 8051 IP Core for New Design Platform

Proven 8-bit Microcontroller IP Best Matches Platform's Requirements for Speed, Area, Low-Power Consumption, Configurability, and Reliability Woodcliff Lake, NJ - Kawasaki Microelectronics, Inc. (K-micro) in Japan has selected an 8051-compatible microcontroller core from CAST, Inc. for its new digital and mixed-signal control platform. Focused on Advanced Yet Affordable ASIC Technology(TM),"...

Read More »
Materials

Application-Level Interface Core aids PCIe FPGA integration.

IP core PCIEXPAIF provides high-level interface between system buses such as AMBA® AXI4 and PCI Express (PCIe) hard macro blocks available from FPGA vendors Altera and Xilinx. In addition to extensible DMA and other functions to encode and decode Transaction Layer Packets, core includes support for 32- and 64-bit versions of open source Wishbone Bus as well as AMBA® AHB(TM), AXI(TM),...

Read More »
Communication Systems & Equipment

Main Profile Video Encoder Core leverages H.264 tools.

Optimized for video output quality and application support, H264-MP-E enables Full HD, 1920 x 1080p, 30 fps video in FPGAs and beyond 1920 x 1080p at 60 fps in ASICs. Hardware systems integration is facilitated by flexible, streaming-capable interfaces; stand-alone, processor-free operation; and low-bandwidth, latency-tolerant, external memory interface. Also, run-time tunable parameters and...

Read More »
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

DICOM-Compatible IP Core supports 8- and 12-bit JPEG.

Compact JPEG-E-X IP core supports both 8-bit Baseline and 12-bit Extended Sequential modes of JPEG image compression standard. Conformant to DICOM medical standard, unit compresses images from 8-12 bits per color sample, and also compresses non-standard motion JPEG streams. It can process 450 MS/sec with 69K gates in typical ASIC 0.09 micron process, 280 MS/sec in high-end FPGA devices, or 30 fps...

Read More »
Cleaning Products & Equipment

System Library IP Package suits AMBA-based FPGAs and SoCs.

Compatible with various 32-bit processor cores, PiP-AMBA system infrastructure library provides all basics needed for systems built around de facto standard AMBA bus. It includes bus and peripherals IP cores plus drivers and other essential software, pre-integrated and pre-verified. Designers add memory, processor core, and any additional functions of their own to implement complete system. Basic...

Read More »
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

DSP Coprocessor adds math operations.

Designed for APS family of 32-bit processor IP cores, APS-DSP optimizes data handling to support multimedia and other demanding analog or mixed-signal applications. Fixed-point, 16-bit unit adds 3 arithmetic logic units operating in parallel, as well as 2 memory interfaces, and uses Harvard bus architecture for memory design. Bit-reverse arithmetic feature facilitates DSP calculations, while Zero...

Read More »

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