Article: Intel Architecture enables digital signal processing


Military Embedded Systems, Jan/Feb. 2011 Issue
by: Peter Thompson, GE Intelligent Platforms
and Peter Carlston, Intel Corporation

A look at the evolution of Intel processors, and how Sandy Bridge architecture and the upgraded SIMD floating point unit, Intel AVX, accelerate their usefulness in not only screen and imaging applications, but possibly DSP applications as well. Historically, system designers have tended not to consider Intel's offering for DSP applications. With the advent of the latest architectural innovations, that seems set to change.