Cortus appoints Dr Richard Ryu as Technical Director, Korea
Processor IP specialist Cortus hires industry veteran Dr Richard Ryu(PresseBox) (Montpellier, France, )
Dr Ryu, a graduate of Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), brings over twenty years of industry experience. He has previously worked on embedded software, network security platforms and ASIC development at companies including LG Electronics, LG Nsys and LG CNS.
"We are very happy to welcome Dr Richard Ryu to the Cortus team", says Michael Chapman, CEO and President of Cortus, "His proven industry experience will greatly benefit our growing customer base in Korea".
"Over the last two years I have seen how Cortus processor IP has been providing a low power, silicon efficient solution for smart applications such as smart cards, user interface, sensors and wireless", says Richard Ryu. "I am looking forward to working with Cortus to expand in the Korean semiconductor market".
The Cortus family of APS processors starts with the world's smallest 32-bit core, the APS1, and goes up to the floating point FPS6. All cores interface to Cortus' peripherals including Ethernet 10/100 MAC, USB 2.0 Device and USB 2.0 OTG via the efficient APS bus. They also share the simple vectored interrupt structure which ensures rapid, real time interrupt response, with low software overhead.
The APS toolchain and IDE (for C and C++) is available to licensees free of charge, and which can be customised and branded for final customer use. Ports of various RTOSs are available such as FreeRTOS, Micrium uC/OSII and uCLinux.
To date approximately 500 million devices have been manufactured containing Cortus processor cores.