ARM designs the technology that lies at the heart of advanced digital products, from wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security and storage devices.

The ARM comprehensive product offering includes 64-bit and 32-bit RISC microprocessors, graphics processors, enabling software, cell libraries, embedded memories, high-speed connectivity products, peripherals and development tools. Combined with comprehensive design services, training, support and maintenance, and the company's broad Partner community, they provide a total system solution that offers a fast, reliable path to market for leading electronics companies.

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ARM Processor Families

ARM Classic processors include the ARM11, ARM9 and ARM7 processor families. These processors are still widely licensed around the globe, providing cost-effective solutions for many of today's applications.

With over 20 billion devices in the market, developers have assurance their processor meets the exacting nature of their applications and can leverage the mature tools ecosystem that has evolved over 20 years.

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Cortex-A Application Processors deliver exceptional performance of up to 2GHz+ typical frequency in advanced process nodes, enabling the next generation of mobile internet devices. The processors are available in single-core and multi-core varieties, delivering up to four processing units with optional NEON multimedia processing blocks and advanced Floating Point execution units.

Cortex-R series processors however have been developed for deeply embedded real-time applications where the need for low power and good interrupt behaviour are balanced with exceptional performance and strong compatibility with existing platforms.

Cortex-M series processors have been developed primarily for the microcontroller domain where the need for fast, highly deterministic, interrupt management is coupled with the desire for extremely low gate count and lowest possible power consumption.

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