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Product category: Microprocessors, Microcontrollers and DSPs
News Release from: Analog Devices | Subject: Blackfin processors
Edited by the Electronicstalk Editorial Team on 30 January 2004

Dual-core device stars in embedded
processor line

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Analog Devices has expanded its Blackfin processor family to include a new class of embedded processor, the ADSP-BF561, which integrates two identical Blackfin cores.

Analog Devices has expanded its Blackfin processor family to include a new class of embedded processor, the ADSP-BF561, which integrates two identical Blackfin cores This new product enables symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) and boasts performance of 750MHz and 1500 MMACs (million multiply-accumulate operations) per core

With this introduction, customers now have access to extremely low-power, small form factor processors for new types of portable consumer applications such as digital still and video cameras, portable media players and wireless networked devices.

The company has also enhanced performance to 750MHz on its popular single-core ADSP-BF533 Blackfin processor, giving it the industry-leading performance position for a low-power embedded processor.

Furthermore, Analog Devices has revealed its product roadmap plans for the Blackfin family, including details of processors that will be brought to market over the next 12 months.