Digital IP Cores
and Subsystems

Our family of microcontroller and microprocessor related cores includes capable and competitive 32-bit BA22s and the best-available set of proven 8051s.

32-bit Processors
BA2x Family Overview

Secure Processors
Geon - Protected Execution

Application Processors
BA25 Adv. App. Processor
BA22 Basic App. Processor

Cache-Enabled Embedded
BA22 Cache-Embedded

Embedded Processors
BA22 Deeply Embedded
BA21 Low Power
BA20 PipelineZero

Processor-Based AMBA® Subsystems
Family Overview
AHB Low-Power
AHB Performance/Low-Power
AXI Custom Performance

AMBA Bus Infrastructure Cores
See Peripherals Cores >

Efficiently compress media or data with these high-performance hardware codecs.
• See the video and image compression Family Page

JPEG Still & Motion
Encoders
Baseline
Extended
Ultra-Fast
Decoders
Baseline
Extended
Ultra-fast

JPEG LS
Encoder
Lossless & Near-Lossless

Lossless Data Compression
GZIP Compressor
GUNZIP Decompressor
GZIP Reference Designs
    • Intel Accelerator
    • Xiinx PCIe Board

Companion Cores
CAMFE Camera Processor
Network Stacks
40G UDPIP Stack
1G/10G UDPIP Stack
RTP Stack for H.264
RTP Stack for JPEG
• MPEG Transport Stream
  Encapsulator

Easily integrate memories, peripherals, and hardware networking stacks into SoCs.

Display Controllers
TFT LCD

Device Controllers
smart card reader

NOR Flash Controllers
Parallel Flash for AHB
SPI Flash
Octal, XIP for AHB
Quad, XIP for AHB
Quad, XIP for AXI

Legacy Peripherals
DMA Controllers
8237, 82380
UARTs
16450S, 16550S, 16750S
Timer/Counter
8254

Quickly complete the standard parts of your SoC with these memory and peripheral controllers, interfaces, and interconnect cores.

Ethernet MAC
• 1G eMAC Controller

Network Stacks
40G UDPIP Stack
1G/10G UDP/IP stack
• Hardware RTP Stack
  – for H.264
  – for JPEG
• MPEG Transport Stream
  Encapsulator

Automotive Buses
CAN

CAN 2.0/FD controller
CAN FD Reference Design
CAN PHY Daughter Card
CAN Bus VIP
LIN
LIN Bus Master/Slave
SENT/SAE J2716
Tx/Rx Controller
Automotive Ethernet
IEEE 802.1AS Hardware
   Protocol Stack

Avionics/DO-254 Buses
MIL-STD 1553
ARINC 429
ARINC 825 CAN

SPI
Octal SPI
XIP for AHB
Quad SPI
XIP for AHB
XIP for AXI
Master/Slave
Single SPI
Master/Slave
Bridges
SPI to AHB-Lite

I2C & SMBUS
Master/Slave Controller
Master/Slave VIP
I2C
Master  • Slave

Data Link Controllers
• SDLC & HDLC
UARTs
16450S, 16550S, 16750S

PCI — Target
32-bit, 32-bit multi, 64-bit
PCI — Master
32-bit, 32-bit multi, 64-bit
PCI — Host Bridge
32 bit, 32 bit - AHB
32 bit & device - AHB

These encryption cores make it easy to build security into a variety of systems.

AES
AES, programmable
  CCM, GCM, XTS
Key Expander

DES
DES single
DES triple

Hash Functions
SHA-3 (Keccak)
SHA-256
SHA-1
MD5

by CAST, Inc.

Related Links

Recent news summary page

Download this release (PDF).

News CAST ‘s 200th 8051 IP Core License Goes to Ensphere Solutions

Woodcliff Lake, NJ, March 12 2013

Semiconductor intellectual property provider CAST, Inc. marked its sixteenth year providing 8051-compatible IP cores by announcing its 200th 8051 license. Customer Ensphere Solutions has a reputation for advanced optical and copper communications chips and will use the 8051 microcontroller in an upcoming high-performance computing (HPC) interconnect IC.

“CAST’s 8051 controller offered the best combination of features, performance, and terms that we could find,” said Emad Afifi, vice president of engineering for Ensphere Solutions. “The proven track record of both the 8051 core and the support team at CAST give us great confidence as we pursue this next great engineering challenge.”

The 8051 cores from CAST provide complete MCS®51 instruction set compatibility and easy programming, with many times the performance and much greater efficiency than the original devices. Benefits include a unique single-wire debug capability, some of the fastest and smallest implementations available, a fourth-generation code base, and perhaps the world’s most experienced 8051 sales and support team. CAST 8051s have shipped in hundreds of millions of customer units, for diverse applications including web cameras, musical instruments, sensor chips, smartphone Bluetooth and GPS functions, and home appliances.

“System engineers like the 8051’s simple effectiveness and continue to find great uses for it,” said Peter Dumin, a sales engineer at CAST. “The engineering team and product success at Ensphere Solutions are extremely impressive, and we’re gratified to have them join an 8051 customer list that includes Intel, Kawasaki, Ricoh, Samsung, Siemens, and Toshiba.”

Ensphere Solutions Inc. is a privately held company based in Silicon Valley, California, that offers advanced technology and physical layer chips for optical and copper interconnect technologies intended for consumer electronic and portable platforms. Learn more at www.enspheresolutions.com.

CAST’s 8051 cores are sourced from Evatronix SA. They are part of CAST’s royalty-free ASIC and FPGA IP core and subsystem product line that also features 32-bit BA2x processors, H.264 and JPEG compression, system interconnects and peripherals, and more. Call CAST at +1 201.391.8300 or visit www.cast-inc.com for more information.

 

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