Entropic Links With ARM

San Diego-based Entropic, the developer of semiconductors for the in-home entertainment market, has linked up with semiconductor company ARM for its latest designs, the two said today. According to ARM, Entropic has licensed its ARM Mali-400 and Mali-450 Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) technology, as well as a license agreement for the ARM Cortext-R5 processor. Entropic develops chipsets used for set-top box, consumer electronics, and other products with home networking and entertainment functions. Financial details of the licensing deal were not disclosed. ARM said that Entropic's various set-top-box systems-on-a-chip (SoC) and MoCA (Multimedia over Coax Alliance) will use ARM's MPCore Cortex processors and graphics processing technology.