ARM core for CDMA design.
VIA Telecom, Inc. and ARM have announced that VIA Telecom has licensed the ARM7TDMI[R] microprocessor core. Using ARM technology, VIA can provide mobile phone customers with high-powered designs that reduce overall product size and power consumption while increasing reliability. It will also enable baseband processors designed to meet or exceed the specifications of mobile stations for worldwide 3G CDMA systems as specified by IS-2000 standards. VIA Telecom's single-chip CBP4.0 CDMA baseband processor is the industry's most integrated single chip baseband processor, according to the company, and it is said to provide complete 3G cdma2000[R] Release 3 design. It is also backwards-compatible to IS-95B, and it integrates mixed signal analog and digital functionality with a seamless interface to multiple RF components. VIA Telecom, 3390 Carmel Mountain Rd., San Diego, CA 92121; (858) 350-5560; Fax: (858) 350-0171; www.via-telecom.com.
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