StarPro Delivers 3600 MMACs Using Three VLIW DSPs/Chip

The fourth generation DSP race for base station and front-end Telecom/Datacom processing is about to get tougher. Lucent has stepped onto the track with its new DSP chip architecture, StarPro. Ray Weiss takes an in depth look at the chip architecture that is at the leading performance edge of the DSP pack.