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Porting designs to the 32bit world without adding cost

An 8 or 16 bit CPU may be ideal for your application at present. However, to stay competitive, you need to differentiate your product with continuous enhancements, including new features, faster speeds, improved product specifications and reduced cost.

If you don't provide these, your competitors will. One way to maintain your competitive edge is by incrementally improving your existing design. Over time, architectural limitations may make this process increasingly slow and expensive. Alternatively, you can port your design to a 32bit platform. This can improve your product in several ways.

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Mark Ainsworth and Ranjith Mundoor are both applications engineers at Cypress Semiconductor.

Mark Ainsworth and Ranjith Mundoor

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