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Bridge Architecture Solves Performance, Design, Cost Problems In New Portables

Last Updated: 
Nov 13, 2008

At the same time that consumer electronics are offering more features and becoming integrated, embedded processor vendors are also jumping onto the integration band-wagon in attempt to differentiate their solutions. The newest processors in the market include many of the "popular" features that cater to the targeted applications; however, many of the latest mass storage and peripheral standards are still left unsupported. Designers are adopting an external bridge to supplement the embedded processor with support for the latest mass storages and peripherals. This article looks at the West Bridge architecture and how it addresses the latest trends in consumer electronics. To read more, click the download link above or visit Electronic Design.

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