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  The MMAGIX™ Project Summary

MMAGIX Technology is the architecture, design and instruction set for a new family of 32, 64 & 128 bit Multiprocessor Supercomputer IP cores and chips with multiple silicon area and power efficiency breakthroughs that make possible processing power and connectivity bandwidth much greater than Intel, AMD and IBM processor chips, whether hyperthreaded or multicore, at a significantly lower manufacturing cost for both MMAGIX chips and mass market products using them.

With 4, 16 or more processors on a single MMAGIX chip simultaneously executing, running a modern multiprocessing operating system such as Linux, BSD or Android, a MMAGIX multiprocessor system can outperform any conventional desktop computer and consumer or studio multimedia system, managing multiple simultaneous high speed data flows and computation threads without having to constantly and inefficiently juggle between the highest priority threads as a conventional uniprocessor must.

Because of huge silicon area savings, a 4 processor MMAGIX chip can be manufactured at a cost attractive for economy systems and a 16 processor MMAGIX chip for higher performance systems.

Each of the multiple processors on a single MMAGIX chip has processing power comparable to an IBM G5, but is more efficient due to the innovative 16/32 bit instruction set doubling instruction bandwidth, trimming instruction cache area and saving on execution logic. Innovative data cache design trims even more area. Sharing functional coprocessors on a chip saves a lot of silicon area as the multiplier takes a large area and is not used every cycle by every processor. Hardware support for multiple processor coordination allows real time performance, necessary for glitch free multimedia. Conventional high level languages such as C, C++, Java, Pascal, Ada, Fortran or Cobol are used for programming software.

32 lanes of simultaneous high bandwidth Hypertransport/SPI-4.2 have huge connectivity to the latest high bandwidth peripherals, with standard PCI peripherals connected via a SouthBridge chip and/or FPGA, for easy and economical product system design.

Areas of Application

Consumer living room and professional studio Linux, BSD or Android Multimedia systems.
Consumer and commercial desktop or notebook Linux, BSD or Android computers.
Commercial Linux or BSD server computer systems.
Industrial and Automotive real time control systems.
Telecommunications and Medical real time control systems.
Military and Aerospace real time control systems.


Lower manufacturing cost, higher multiprocessing performance and higher connectivity bandwidth to industry standard PCI Express peripherals make possible a new range of consumer products not previously manufacturable and that can significantly lower the cost and power consumption of more powerful systems such as server computers.

Competitive Analysis

All existing consumer multimedia products use ARM, MIPS or DSP processors with proprietary operating system and application software. These lack the high multiprocessing power, connectivity bandwidth and in depth software availability needed to support the high standards of performance required in the next wave of consumer, office and studio electronics products.

Desktop computer systems such as PC or iMac are also not powerful or responsive enough for higher levels of performance with seamless multimedia support. Consumers do not want to wait for a PC bootup to play a DVD, nor do they want to use a mouse to change TV channels.

We know of no technology other than MMAGIX that is capable of being the heart of a mass marketable range of digital convergence products that unify multimedia and computer systems to be as much at home in the living room as in the office, studio or factory.

Combined with the free Linux, BSD or Android operating system and free user application software, plus proprietary multimedia software, we believe MMAGIX can penetrate new markets where existing products are either non-existent, not powerful enough, too monopolistic, too hard to use or too expensive.

Legal Protection

Comprehensive US Provisional Patents filed (with over 1600 claims), PCT applications filed and published by the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization, and applications filed to preserve patent rights internationally.

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