The service platform is targeted at reducing time to market and total cost of ownership and includes an extensive get-to-market support package to address the complex and expensive challenges involved when bringing compute-focused SoCs to market.
With access to Imagination’s data centre, tools, methodologies, virtual platforms and hardware accelerators, combined with tailored and wide-ranging domain expertise, customers will save 10+ millions of dollars and months of project time, the company anticipates.
IMG Edge consists of elements across three main areas: platforms, consultancy and methodologies. It includes state-of-the-art design, verification and validation solutions, backed by consultancy and Imagination’s end-to-end design and verification expertise in delivering everything from the lowest-level hardware components to complex consumer devices.
IMG Edge is fully personalised to meet the individual requirements of its customers and their key markets, such as automotive, consumer, industrial, mobile and security.
According to Imagination Technologies, one key methodology in IMG Edge answers a problem no one has solved before – how to speedily verify complex control logic and math together in the datapath-heavy designs, as used by the compute-centric SoCs. The methodology handles complex 64-bit ALUs, while delivering an absolute data consistency proof. IMG Edge contains several advanced methodologies, not all publicly disclosed.
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