ARM emits Cortex-R52

ARM has emitted the Cortex-R52, a microcontroller-class core for safety-critical, real-time applications, such as vehicle systems and robotics.

Self-driving cars are all the rage these days, and ARM couldn't resist the hype, spinning the R52 as something ideal for autonomous autos.

But the R52 is a simple beast and doesn't provide nearly enough grunt to drive a car all by itself: it's a 32-bit ARMv8 extension to the Cortex-R5. The core design is available for licensing now to system-on-chip makers. ®

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