Glossary

This glossary lists all the abbreviations used in the Integrator/CP User Guide.

AACI

Advanced Audio CODEC Interface.

ADC

Analog to Digital Converter. A device that an analog signal into converts digital data.

ADK

AMBA Design Kit. The ADK comprises the building blocks required to create an example system based on the low-power, generic design methodology of the Advanced Microcontroller Bus Architecture (AMBA).

AHB

Advanced High-performance Bus. The ARM open standard for on-chip buses.

AMBA

Advanced Microcontroller Bus Architecture.

APB

Advanced Peripheral Bus. The ARM open standard for peripheral buses. This design is optimized for low power and minimal interface complexity

DAC

Digital to Analog Converter. A device that converts digital data into analog level signals.

DCC

Debug Communications Controller.

DCE

Data Communications Equipment a specification for serial ports on communications adaptors such as modems (see also DTE).

DTE

Data Terminal Equipment, a specification for serial ports on terminals (see also DCE).

ETM

Embedded Trace Macrocell.

FIFO

First In First Out memory buffer.

FPGA

Field Programmable Gate Array.

GPIO

General Purpose Input/Output.

JTAG

Joint Test Action Group. The committee which defined the IEEE test access port and boundary-scan standard.

KMI

Keyboard and Mouse Interface.

LCD

Liquid Crystal Display. A flat-screen display.

MMC

Multimedia card. Used to store files containing audio or images.

Multi‑ICE

Multi‑ICE is a system for debugging embedded processor cores using a JTAG interface.

PCB

Printed Circuit Board.

PIC

Primary Interrupt Controller.

PLD

Programmable Logic Device.

PLL

Phase-Locked Loop, a type of programmable oscillator.

POR

Power On Reset.

RTC

Real-Time Clock.

SIC

Secondary Interrupt Controller.

UART

Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter.

VGA

Video Graphics Adaptor. A display standard.

TCM

Tightly-Coupled Memory.

TSCI

Touch Screen Controller Interface.

VL-bus

VESA Local Bus.

VIC

Vectored Interrupt Controller.

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