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A 4GOPS 3 Way-VLIW Image Recognition Processor Based on a Configurable Media Processor
Hiroyuki TAKANO Takashi MIYAMORI Yasuhiro TANIGUCHI Yoshihisa KONDO
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics
Publication Date: 2002/02/01
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Issue on High-Performance and Low-Power Microprocessors)
Category: Product Designs
configurable media-processor, VLIW, image-recognition LSI,
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A 4GOPS 3 way-VLIW image recognition processor for an automobile system has been developed. The processor is based on a configurable and extensible media processor enabling optimization for a specific application by means of design-time configuration. Using VLIW coprocessor extension, the processor can satisfy the performance requirements of the system. Overhead by VLIW-mode instructions is only 7%. The VLIW co-processor occupies only 12% of the die area. Thus, good cost-performance for media processing in each embedded system can be achieved by this configurable media processor.