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Reduce power consumption and deliver high performance in embedded applications based on the Sitara AM335x ARM Cortex-A8

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Texas Instruments (TI) has recently introduced the Sitara AM335x ARM Cortex-A8 based microprocessor and with power consumption as low as 5 mW. In this session learn how to develop software that takes advantage of power savings hardware capabilities including CPU tick suppression, Dynamic Frequency and Voltage Scaling (DFVS), Hibernate and Stand-by Modes, and peripheral state control.

This session illustrates how the combination of TI’s new Am335x ARM microprocessors (available less than $5 at 100 Ku) and the Mentor Embedded Nucleus RTOS can meet the needs of the most demanding real time embedded systems. Learn how to balance the need for lower power consumption while delivering on critical functionality including bus, networking, storage and wireless connectivity.

What You Will Learn

  • Add features and keep power consumption under control
  • Free up more processor cycles to improve your systems performance
  • Reduce time to market with an integrated hardware and software solution

About the Presenters

Presenter Image Nick Lethaby

Nick Lethaby has worked as a manager in TI's Software Development Organization for over 10 years. His principal focus has been embedded operating systems, including Linux, Android, and real-time operating systems, for microcontrollers,microprocessors, and DSPs. Prior to joining TI, Nick spent 15 years working with embedded software companies in product management and applications roles. He has a BS in Computer Science at the University of London.

Presenter Image Andrew Caples

Andrew Caples is a product marketing manager for the embedded systems division of Mentor Graphics. He has over 20 years of experience in start-ups and fortune 500 high tech companies and has served in a variety of roles ranging from technical marketing to sales management. He has a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from California Polytechnic University. His current responsibilities include product management for the Nucleus Real Time Operating System.

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Embedded Software Developers

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