32-bit core is aimed at low energy embedded applications
Montpellier, France-based Cortus  has announced a newcomer to its processor family, the APS3R, offering energy efficiency with improved computational performance. Building on the company’s experience with its APS3 core, a dual core configuration is possible for demanding embedded applications.
The Cortus APS3R is a 32-bit processor designed specifically for low power embedded systems featuring a 32-bit modern RISC architecture with sixteen 32-bit registers and a 5-7 stage pipeline. It is the second member of the Cortus microcontroller IP core family to be released in 2012 complementing the single precision floating point FPS6 core.