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(Note 1) FPU (Floating Point Unit): A type of functional unit designed specifically to perform floating point arithmetic operations.
(Note 2). DSP (Digital Signal Processing): A functionality provided by a processor that performs digital signal processing. It converts continuous analog signals into discrete digital signals and performs operation processing, making it possible to extract the desired signal elements (information).
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About Renesas Electronics Corporation
Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), the world’s number one supplier of microcontrollers, is a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions including microcontrollers, SoC solutions and a broad-range of analog and power devices. Business operations began as Renesas Electronics in April 2010 through the integration of NEC Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723) and Renesas Technology Corp., with operations spanning research, development, design and manufacturing for a wide range of applications. Headquartered in Japan, Renesas Electronics has subsidiaries in 20 countries worldwide. More information can be found at www.renesas.com.
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