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 - Secure 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 for a media compression overview.

 H.264 Video Decoders
Low Latency Constrained
  Baseline Profile

Low-Power Constrained
  Baseline Profile

 H.265 HEVC Decoders
Main Profile

Companion Cores
Image Processing
WDR/HDR
CAMFE Camera Processor
Network Stacks
40G UDPIP Stack
1G/10G UDPIP Stack
• Hardware RTP Stack
  – for H.264 Encoders
  – for H.264 Decoders
  – for JPEG Encoders
IEEE 802.1Qav & 802.1Qbv
   Stack

• MPEG Transport Stream
  Mux

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

JPEG-LS
Lossless & Near-Lossless
Encoder
Decoder

Lossless Data Compression
GZIP Compressor
GUNZIP Decompressor
GZIP Reference Designs
    • for Intel FPGAs
    • for Xiinx FPGAs

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

Display Controllers
TFT LCD

Device Controllers
smart card reader

Flash Controllers
Parallel Flash
Parallel Flash for AHB
Universal Serial NOR/NAND
   Flash for AHB

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

Automotive Buses
CAN

CAN 2.0/FD controller
CAN FD Reference Design
CAN Bus VIP
LIN
LIN Bus Master/Slave
SENT/SAE J2716
Tx/Rx Controller
Automotive Ethernet
TSN Ethernet Subsystem

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

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

I2C & SMBUS
Master/Slave Controller
I2C
Master  • Slave

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

GEON SoC Security
GEON Security
    Platform

Encryption Primitives
AES
AES, Programmable
  CCM, GCM, XTS
Key Expander
DES
Single, Triple

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

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  • CAN-CTRL CAN 2.0 & CAN FD Bus Controller Core

News CAN FD Bus Controller IP Core with ISO and non-ISO Compliance Available Now from CAST

First CAN FD IP core for ASICs and FPGAs now supports both CAN FD standards after rigorous transceiver chip testing at CAN Open Plug Fest

Woodcliff Lake, NJ, May 15 2015

A new version of the CAN 2.0 and FD Bus Controller Core that supports both the current non-ISO and upcoming ISO specifications is now available from intellectual property provider CAST, Inc.

The first CAN Flexible Data soft IP core for ASICs and FPGAs on the market (in January 2014), the controller core is also believed to be the first soft core to undergo testing at a CAN Open Plug Fest (in March 2015) and the first to support both Bosch’s original CAN-FD specification as well as the ISO version of the CAN FD specification expected to be ratified later this year. CAST sources the core from partner Fraunhofer IPMS; early transceiver chips developed by customer ON Semiconductor were used in the Plug Fest.

“The FD version of the CAN bus is rapidly replacing other technologies in automobile and other systems, and several CAST customers have already gotten a jump on their competition by using this early controller core,” said Nikos Zervas, chief operating officer for CAST. “We’ve now put the core through the torture test of a Plug Fest and also added support for the ISO version, and we believe this to be the easiest, least-risky, and most cost-effective way for designers to integrate CAN FD in a wide variety of systems and products.”

The evolution of the CAN FD specification has been an interesting process. It passed a first ISO ballot in the Summer of 2014. As designers began using it, weaknesses in its data link protocol were detected, and fixed. The changes have little impact on most early design work, but do require a new spec. As Holger Zeltwanger, CiA managing director of trade group CAN in Automation said: “The year of 2014 was somehow challenging for the CAN FD community. But it is better to detect problems before the serial production has started.”

It is expected that the corrected, “ISO” standard 11898-1 will be approved later this year.

The new version of the CAN 2.0 and FD Bus Controller Core already conforms to the ISO standard —and to the base CAN 2.0A & 2.0B (ISO 11898) and non-ISO FD protocol—and is available today in synthesizable RTL for ASICs or optimized netlists for FPGAs. A ready-to-run Talos™ CAN FD Reference Design Board and other development aids are also available from CAST.

Learn more about Fraunhofer IPMS at www.ipms.fraunhofer.de. See ON Semiconductor’s existing line of CAN Transceivers and hundreds of other proven, cost- and energy-efficient electronics solutions at www.onsemi.com.

About CAST

CAST is a twenty-year-old developer, integrator, and aggregator of IP cores for ASICs and FPGAs. The company offers some of the best available choices for low-power, high-value IP, including 8051s and BA2x 32-bit Processors; video, image, and data compression; security, interfaces and other functions needed for complete system on chip designs. Visit www.cast-inc.com, or follow @castcores on Twitter.

Talos is a trademark of CAST, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

 

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