Glossary

This glossary lists all the abbreviations used in the User Guide.

ADC

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

AXI

Advanced eXtensible Interface. An ARM open standard bus protocol.

AMBA 3

Advanced Microcontroller Bus Architecture version 3.

DAC

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

DCC

Debug Communications Controller. The DCC is the set of resources that the external DBGTAP debugger uses to communicate with a piece of software running on the core.

DMA

Direct Memory Access.

EB

RealView Emulation Baseboard. A hardware platform used for system prototyping and debugging of ARM microprocessors.

FPGA

Field Programmable Gate Array.

ICE

In Circuit Emulator. A interface device for configuring and debugging processor cores.

I/O

Input/Output.

JTAG

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

LED

Light Emitting Diode.

Multi-ICE

A system for debugging embedded processor cores using a JTAG interface.

PCI

Peripheral Component Interconnect. A circuit board level bus interconnect.

PISMO

Memory specification for plug in memory modules.

PLD

Programmable Logic Device.

PLL

Phase-Locked Loop, a type of programmable oscillator.

RAM

Random Access Memory.

RVI

RealView ICE. A system for debugging embedded processor cores using a JTAG interface.

SCU

Snoop Control Unit. A system block that maintains coherency across the L1 cache memory systems in the ARM Cortex-R4.

USB

Universal Serial Bus. Hardware interface for connecting peripheral devices.

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