1.2.2. Cross Triggering

The Embedded Cross Trigger (ECT), comprising of the Cross Trigger Interface (CTI) and Cross Trigger Matrix (CTM), provides a standard interconnect mechanism to pass debug or profiling events around the SoC.

Figure 1.2. Cross triggering

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The ECT provides you with a standard mechanism to connect different signal types. A set of standard triggers for cores and Embedded Trace Macrocells (ETMs) are predefined, and you can add triggers for third party cores.

The ECT enables tool developers to supply a standard control dialog so that software programmers can connect trigger events.

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