Cadence Tensilica
Cadence Cadence's Tensilica is the leader in customizable dataplane processors IP cores. Dataplane Processor Units (DPUs) combine the best capabilities of CPUs and DSPs while delivering 10- to 100-times the performance because they can be customized using Tensilica's automated design tools to meet specific signal processing performance targets.

Imperas and OVP have been working with Tensilica since June 2008 to allow fast functional, instruction accurate models of Tensilica's popular Xtensa and Diamond Standard processors to run on Open Virtual Platform (OVP) based virtual platforms. Visit the Cadence Tensilica website here and the OVPworld Tensilica library pages here. You can download the OVP Tensilica files from here.