LONDON ARM Holdings plc (Cambridge, England) has announced that is has licensed its SecurCore SC300 processor to Japanese chipmaker Toshiba Corp. for use in embedded security applications.
The SC300 processor combines the security features of ARM's previously released SecurCore processors, with the processing performance of the Cortex-M3 processor. ARM started licensing the SC300 in November 2007.
"By licensing the ARM SecurCore SC300 processor, we will be able to provide our customers with a range of innovative smartcard IC solutions," said Tatsuo Noguchi, SoC technology executive of the semiconductor division of Toshiba. "Toshiba plans to combine high performance and low-power 32-bit ARM SecurCore processors with our established capabilities in semiconductors for mobile phone handsets and security systems to deliver the most advanced secure solutions for tomorrow's applications."
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