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Beyond Raptor Platform includes FPGA/ASIC SoC design based on a 32-bit Embedded Processor Core (Beyond BA2x Processor Core or BA12) that allows customers to take it as a base design and modify it into their own FPGA/ASIC SoC. Beyond Raptor Platform is delivered as a set consisting of a pre-configured FPGA development board, software development tools for selected processor core, Linux source code, and documentation.


 
32-bit Processor Core
  • Beyond BA12 Processor
    • ARM9TM class of processors
    • 1.02 DMIPS/MHz
    • Low cost entry level processor,
    • Fully OpenRISC compatible
  • Beyond BA21 Low-Power Processor
    • ARM Cortex-M0TM class of processor
    • Up to 1.65 DMIPS/MHz in highest performance configuration
    • 125+ MHz on TSMC 65 nm LP
    • Low power design
  • Beyond BA22 Processor
    • ARM9TM/ARM11TM class of processors
    • 1.36 DMIPS/MHz
    • World-leading code density (better then ARM Thumb2®)
    • Low power design

  • Complete software development toolchain
  • Linux operating systems
  • Power management unit
  • Advanced debug unit allowing in-circuit
  • Debugging, hardware breakpoints, complex breakpoint and watchpoint conditions
  • Integrated tick timer
  • Programmable interrupt controller
  • Optional custom instructions
 
 
Beyond MAC 10/100/1000 Controller
  • IEEE 802.3-2002 specification with preamble, start-of-frame delimiter (SFD), frame padding generation and cyclic redundancy code (CRC) generation and checking is fully implemented
  • MDIO Master interface for PHY device configuration and management
  • Linux driver provided
 
 
Beyond UART16550 Serial Controller
  • Compatible with PC16550D/16450
  • FIFO depth of 16 bytes in 16550 mode
  • Linux driver provided
 
 
 
Beyond DDR2 / DDR / SDRAM Memory Controller
  • Configured to support DDR2 devices
  • Memory IF running at 2x WISHBONE IF speed
  • Single WISHBONE port implemented
 
 
 
Beyond FLASH/SSRAM Memory Interface
  • Supports most asynchronous FLASH devices connected to first chip select
  • Supports most asynchronous SRAM devices connected to second chip select
  • Runtime configurable address decoder
  • Bootstrap pin for initial address decoding setup
  • Compile time configurable memory timings/latencies
 
 
 
Beyond AC97 Audio Controller
  • Built-in DMA controller
  • AC97 component specification rev2.3 compliant
  • Hardware variable sample rate support from 8kHz to 48kHz (up to 96kHz with Double Rate Audio enabled)
 
 
 
Beyond TAP Controller
  • JTAG Test Access Port (TAP) controller
  • Fully compliant with IEEE 1149.1-2001 standard
 
 
 
Beyond Debug Controller
  • Access to internal CPU registers, WISHBONE and QMEM buses over TAP interface
 
 
Beyond VGA Display Controller
 
 
  • CRT and LCD display support with user programmable resolutions and video timings
  • Bus master for independent operation from the processor
 
Beyond GPIO Controller
  •  16 GPIOs (max 32)
 
 
 

Deliverables
  • Software development tools for Linux and Cygwin on Windows
  • Operating system and Board Support Package for Beyond Raptor FPGA/ASIC SoC
  • Development board preinitialized with Beyond RaptorPlatform including Linux kernel
  • Engineering support
 
 
Software Development Tools
  • ANSI C, C++ compiler (GCC)
  • Debugger, linker, assembler and utilities
  • Architectural simulator
  • Supported platforms Linux and Cygwin on Windows
 Third party software development tools will be available in the future.
 
Operating System
  • Linux
 

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