ARM has tipped sparse details of plans for a next-generation processor a follow on to the three processor cores the comprise the Cortex series. ARM has signed a licensee for a next-generation processor during an analysts’ conference and indicated the processor would adhere to the same ARMv7 instruction set architecture as Cortex processors and it would take about 18 months for the design to complete and come to silicon.

ARM has tipped sparse details of plans for a next-generation processor a follow on to the three processor cores the comprise the Cortex series. ARM has signed a licensee for a next-generation processor during an analysts’ conference and indicated the processor would adhere to the same ARMv7 instruction set architecture as Cortex processors and it would take about 18 months for the design to complete and come to silicon.