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What does IS stand for?

IS stands for Instruction Set

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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1 /PRNewswire/ -- Faraday Technology Corporation (TAIEX: 3035), a leading fabless ASIC and IP provider, today announced that Faraday has licensed the ARM926EJ-S(TM) microprocessor and the ARMv5TEJ instruction set for its next-generation FA CPU family for embedded, networking and multimedia applications.
In essence, with reconfigurable computing "you build the processors and instead of reconfiguring a chip, you reconfigure the instruction set, so you can have a highly tuned instruction set for every component of the algorithm.
Software and firmware engineers will want to explore the Diamond processor software development tools to learn how easy it is to port application code to the Diamond core processor family, and to experience the code performance and code size advantages of the Tensilica Xtensa instruction set architecture.