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* [http://www.amcc.com/Embedded/ AMCC] - Applied Micro Circuits Corporation
 
* [http://www.amcc.com/Embedded/ AMCC] - Applied Micro Circuits Corporation
 
** makes embedded PowerPC processors??
 
** makes embedded PowerPC processors??
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* AMD
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** acquired ATI and now produces MIPS-based embedded processors (Xilleon series)
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** Also, used to make Geode chip
 
* [http://www.arm.com/ ARM] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ARM_Holdings Wikipedia entry]
 
* [http://www.arm.com/ ARM] - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ARM_Holdings Wikipedia entry]
 
** ARM designs ARM architecture processors, and license the technology to companies that actually make the chips
 
** ARM designs ARM architecture processors, and license the technology to companies that actually make the chips
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** Atmel makes [http://www.atmel.com/products/AT91/ AT91SAM 32-bit ARM-based Microcontrollers]
 
** Atmel makes [http://www.atmel.com/products/AT91/ AT91SAM 32-bit ARM-based Microcontrollers]
 
** [http://www.linux4sam.org AT91 Linux gateway]
 
** [http://www.linux4sam.org AT91 Linux gateway]
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* Broadcom - makes ARM chips for mobile phone market
  
 
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== C ==
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* [http://www.marvell.com Marvell] sells a lot of ARM chips.
 
* [http://www.marvell.com Marvell] sells a lot of ARM chips.
 
** One of the most interesting ones is probably the [[Marvell 88W8618]] which is used in the [[Freecom MusicPal]].
 
** One of the most interesting ones is probably the [[Marvell 88W8618]] which is used in the [[Freecom MusicPal]].
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== N ==
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* NEC - makes ARM chips, used to make lots of MIPS chips
  
 
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== R ==
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== S ==
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* Samsung - makes ARM processors
 
* [http://www.sunplusmm.com/ Sunplus] is a company specialising in chips for multimedia and mobile applications. One of their interesting chips is the [[Sunplus SPMP3050A]] which is used in MP4 players.
 
* [http://www.sunplusmm.com/ Sunplus] is a company specialising in chips for multimedia and mobile applications. One of their interesting chips is the [[Sunplus SPMP3050A]] which is used in MP4 players.
  

Revision as of 16:55, 10 December 2008

This page has a list of the companies or organizations that make processors or boards for embedded products. If you are looking for companies who sell Linux software or Linux-related services, see the Vendors page. If you are looking for companies who sell end-user products based on Linux, see Companies

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B

  • Broadcom - makes ARM chips for mobile phone market

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D

F

  • Freescale Semiconductor - Wikipedia entry
    • Freescale makes the MX31 ARM11-based processor (and associated development boards), among others.
    • Freescale makes several PPC-based processors (and associated development boards) as well.

G

  • Gumstix sells various very small processor and add-on boards. Especially interesting for robotics related projects.

I

K

M

N

  • NEC - makes ARM chips, used to make lots of MIPS chips

R

S

  • Samsung - makes ARM processors
  • Sunplus is a company specialising in chips for multimedia and mobile applications. One of their interesting chips is the Sunplus SPMP3050A which is used in MP4 players.

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