Provided by: IOSR Journal of Engineering
Date Added: Dec 2012
ARM introduced the Advanced Microcontroller Bus Architecture (AMBA) 4.0 specifications which includes Advanced eXtensiable Interface (AXI) 4.0. AMBA bus protocol has become the de facto standard SoC bus. That means more and more existing IPs must be able to communicate with AMBA4.0 bus. Based on AMBA 4.0 bus, the authors designed an Intellectual Property (IP) core of Advanced Peripheral Bus (APB) Bridge, which translates the AXI4.0-lite transactions into APB 4.0 transactions. The bridge provides an interfaces between the high-performance AXI bus and low-power APB domain.