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ARM microprocessors

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Topical headingARM microprocessors
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Variant(s)ARM processors
See alsoRISC microprocessors
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Found inWork cat: Digital signal processing using the ARM Cortex-M4, 2015.
Wikipedia, viewed July 13, 2015 (under ARM architecture; ARM is a family of instruction set architectures for computer processors developed by British company ARM Holdings, based on a reduced instruction set computing (RISC) architecture; ARM Holdings develops the instruction set and architecture for ARM-based products, but does not manufacture products; ARM-based chips are found in nearly 60 percent of the world's mobile devices)
Inspec, viewed July 13, 2015 (some uncontrolled terms: ARM architecture; ARM Cortex-A9 dual-core processor; ARM Cortex processor)
What WWW site, Aug. 5, 2015 (An ARM processor is one of a family of CPUs based on the RISC (reduced instruction set computer) architecture developed by Advanced RISC Machines (ARM). ARM makes 32-bit and 64-bit RISC multi-core processors. RISC processors are designed to perform a smaller number of types of computer instructions so that they can operate at a higher speed, performing more millions of instructions per second (MIPS). By stripping out unneeded instructions and optimizing pathways, RISC processors provide outstanding performance at a fraction of the power demand of CISC (complex instruction set computing) devices. ARM processors are extensively used in consumer electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets, multimedia players and other mobile devices, such as wearables. Because of their reduced instruction set, they require fewer transistors, which enables a smaller die size for the integrated circuitry (IC). The ARM processor's smaller size, reduced complexity and lower power consumption makes them suitable for increasingly miniaturized devices)