The ARM Cortex-R4 processor enables a wide range of deeply-embedded applications to be implemented with reduced system and development cost. Product applicability includes hard-disk drives, networking products, wireless and automotive applications.

This paper explores the market and technology drivers for deeply-embedded products and expands on the technical features that make the Cortex-R4 processor highly suited to a broad range of cost-sensitive, deeply embedded applications.

Reprinted in its entirety from ARM IQ Vol. 5, No. 3, 2006