Designed Specifically for Implementation in FPGAs

Cortex-M1 is highly optimized for FPGA implementation. Developers can easily implement Cortex-M1 as a soft processor inside programmable logic of FPGAs.

Features and Benefits

FPGA Implementation

Cortex-M1 processor is optimized for FPGA development. The reconfigurability and flexibility of FPGAs, help developers to future-proof their designs.

Design with Confidence

Cortex-M1 is based on the most proven and trusted embedded architecture, with an easy-to-use programmer’s model and supported by the world’s largest technology ecosystem.

Instant IP Access

Cortex-M1 on FPGA is available to download instantly and for free via DesignStart FPGA. The program provides all the benefits of a commercial FPGA with the market-leading Arm embedded processor.

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Architecture and Technologies

A Foundation of Silicon Success

Arm-based chips, device architectures, and technologies orchestrate the performance of everything that makes modern life possible — from smartphones to agricultural sensors and from medical instruments to servers.

Cortex-M1 Resources

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