Spansion widens product base: licenses ARM IP for automotive, industrial and consumer embedded systems

September 16, 2013 // By Christoph Hammerschmidt
Flash memory system company Spansion has licensed a wide range of ARM processors for its current and future product lineup aimed at embedded applications in the automotive, industrial and consumer markets.

Earlier this month, Spansion announced it was expanding its range with a broader product line featuring Flash memory, microcontrollers, analogue, mixed signal and system-on-chip (SoC) solutions.The ARM processors licensed by Spansion support all existing MCU products acquired from Fujitsu and create a foundation for  incorporating Spansion's expertise in Flash memory-based embedded systems.
Specific ARM cores licensed by Spansion include the Cortex-M0+, Cortex-M4, Cortex-M3, Cortex-R5, Cortex-R4, ARM9 and ARM7 processors.