ARM and Intel extend licensing agreement

July 30, 2001 – Cambridge, England, and Santa Clara, CA – ARM and Intel Corp. announced that theys have signed a new licensing agreement, extending Intel’s existing license to include the next generation ARMv6 architecture as well as providing Intel with the ability to offer specific ARM core design implementations.

As part of the agreement, Intel has licensed ARMv6, ARM’s next-generation architecture for high-performance, low-power microprocessor cores. In addition to the architectural agreement, Intel has also licensed the ARM7TDMI and ARM946E-S microprocessor cores.

Intel has further expanded its product license to gain access to additional ARM core implementations in the future, including other members of the ARM7 Thumb, ARM9 Thumb, and ARM10 Thumb families of microprocessor cores.


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