Welcome!

News Feed Item

EEMBC Contributors Significantly Help Align Industry Benchmarks with Key Technology Trends

The 2013 results are in and Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium (EEMBC) honors 11 members who have contributed significantly to the development of next-generation industry benchmarks. These individuals have been critical to the successful development of EEMBC’s second-generation benchmark for measuring Android platform and hardware performance, the definition and development of a more advanced CoreMark®, and the extraordinary efforts in the ultra-low power working group. Thanks to the amazing efforts of these members, developers will gain the ability to better compare the strengths of processors and platforms using industry-standard benchmarks designed to establish fair and equitable metrics.

The need for industry-standard performance benchmarks is increasing as both the hardware and software used to develop systems grows in complexity. EEMBC, with the support of its members, will soon release its second-generation AndEBench™ to measure Android device performance. It is a significantly more advanced benchmark than EEMBC AndEBench v1, which was released in early 2012. Until now, EEMBC has not released any details on its more advanced CoreMark, but suffice it to say it will have a similar usage model to CoreMark, but will be comprised of a significantly more sophisticated workload. Earlier this month, EEMBC announced the availability of its ULPBench, which early adopters may order by contacting EEMBC directly.

Eleven EEMBC members stand out for the significant impact they have had in the creation and advancement of these much-needed industry benchmark initiatives:

Second-Generation AndEBench

  • Ronen Zohar of Intel for chairing the AndEBench working group, providing his extensive knowledge of Android platform testing, and helping with the platform OpenGL tests.
  • Dibas Chandra of NVIDIA for providing the new benchmark’s eye-catching 3D tests.
  • Derek Miller and Hazim Shafi of Samsung Electronics for developing the proposal and helping debug the storage test; for recommending memory bandwidth test improvements; and in general providing extensive testing feedback.

Second-Generation CoreMark

  • Carl Hein from Lockheed Martin for chairing the CoreMark working group and helping keep track of the many details.
  • Bryan Chin from Cavium for providing realistic scenarios for adoption into CoreMark.

ULPBench

  • Horst Diewald from TI (retired now) for initiating the ULPBench working group and diligently chairing the working group; for pushing the requirements and moving along the schedule.
  • Stefan Schauer from TI for taking over as chair of the ULPBench working group and managing the completion of ULPBench-CoreProfile.
  • Joseph Yiu from ARM for testing ULPBench functionality on ARM platforms and providing extensive results to the working group.
  • Mark Wallis from STMicroelectronics for providing insights and constructive feedback on the ULPBench requirements.
  • Mitch Butler from Renesas for creating and contributing the source code for the ULPBench harness, a key component to enable portability and usability.

Creating meaningful performance benchmarks is a task that crosses company and product lines and requires the pooling of expertise, time, and efforts of industry leaders. While the number of contributors to EEMBC continues to grow, these individuals have contributed to the EEMBC effort above and beyond their responsibilities within their respective companies, and with the support of these companies, have contributed to the greater good of the industry.

“A successful consortium is made up of individuals who are dedicated to making a difference and moving the industry forward,” said Markus Levy, EEMBC president. “I would like to personally thank these individuals for their commitment and technical expertise that has been invaluable in defining many of the EEMBC benchmarks. This announcement only reflects the significant contributors of 2013, and in 2014 we are already seeing a greater number of significant contributors as well as more activity in general from the EEMBC members.”

About EEMBC

EEMBC, the Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium, develops industry-standard benchmarks to test embedded processors and systems, such as smartphones and network firewall appliances. EEMBC’s benchmark development work is supported by yearly member dues and license fees. Further information is available at www.eembc.org.

EEMBC, CoreMark, and BrowsingBench are registered trademarks of the Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium. All other trademarks appearing herein are the property of their respective owners. For more information, visit www.eembc.org.

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
Elon Musk is among the notable industry figures who worries about the power of AI to destroy rather than help society. Mark Zuckerberg, on the other hand, embraces all that is going on. AI is most powerful when deployed across the vast networks being built for Internets of Things in the manufacturing, transportation and logistics, retail, healthcare, government and other sectors. Is AI transforming IoT for the good or the bad? Do we need to worry about its potential destructive power? Or will we...
Cloud applications are seeing a deluge of requests to support the exploding advanced analytics market. “Open analytics” is the emerging strategy to deliver that data through an open data access layer, in the cloud, to be directly consumed by external analytics tools and popular programming languages. An increasing number of data engineers and data scientists use a variety of platforms and advanced analytics languages such as SAS, R, Python and Java, as well as frameworks such as Hadoop and Spark...
Agile has finally jumped the technology shark, expanding outside the software world. Enterprises are now increasingly adopting Agile practices across their organizations in order to successfully navigate the disruptive waters that threaten to drown them. In our quest for establishing change as a core competency in our organizations, this business-centric notion of Agile is an essential component of Agile Digital Transformation. In the years since the publication of the Agile Manifesto, the conn...
SYS-CON Events announced today that SIGMA Corporation will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. uLaser flow inspection device from the Japanese top share to Global Standard! Then, make the best use of data to flip to next page. For more information, visit http://www.sigma-k.co.jp/en/.
The last two years has seen discussions about cloud computing evolve from the public / private / hybrid split to the reality that most enterprises will be creating a complex, multi-cloud strategy. Companies are wary of committing all of their resources to a single cloud, and instead are choosing to spread the risk – and the benefits – of cloud computing across multiple providers and internal infrastructures, as they follow their business needs. Will this approach be successful? How large is the ...
Enterprises are moving to the cloud faster than most of us in security expected. CIOs are going from 0 to 100 in cloud adoption and leaving security teams in the dust. Once cloud is part of an enterprise stack, it’s unclear who has responsibility for the protection of applications, services, and data. When cloud breaches occur, whether active compromise or a publicly accessible database, the blame must fall on both service providers and users. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Ben Johnson, C...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Nihon Micron will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Nihon Micron Co., Ltd. strives for technological innovation to establish high-density, high-precision processing technology for providing printed circuit board and metal mount RFID tags used for communication devices. For more inf...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Suzuki Inc. will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Suzuki Inc. is a semiconductor-related business, including sales of consuming parts, parts repair, and maintenance for semiconductor manufacturing machines, etc. It is also a health care business providing experimental research for...
Cloud-based disaster recovery is critical to any production environment and is a high priority for many enterprise organizations today. Nearly 40% of organizations have had to execute their BCDR plan due to a service disruption in the past two years. Zerto on IBM Cloud offer VMware and Microsoft customers simple, automated recovery of on-premise VMware and Microsoft workloads to IBM Cloud data centers.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Daiya Industry will exhibit at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Pavilion at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Daiya Industry specializes in orthotic support systems and assistive devices with pneumatic artificial muscles in order to contribute to an extended healthy life expectancy. For more information, please visit https://www.daiyak...
The Internet giants are fully embracing AI. All the services they offer to their customers are aimed at drawing a map of the world with the data they get. The AIs from these companies are used to build disruptive approaches that cannot be used by established enterprises, which are threatened by these disruptions. However, most leaders underestimate the effect this will have on their businesses. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Rene Buest, Director Market Research & Technology Evangelism at Ara...
SYS-CON Events announced today that N3N will exhibit at SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. N3N’s solutions increase the effectiveness of operations and control centers, increase the value of IoT investments, and facilitate real-time operational decision making. N3N enables operations teams with a four dimensional digital “big board” that consolidates real-time live video feeds alongside IoT sensor data a...
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place October 31 - November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 21st Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal and enterprise IT since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago. All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devic...
Mobile device usage has increased exponentially during the past several years, as consumers rely on handhelds for everything from news and weather to banking and purchases. What can we expect in the next few years? The way in which we interact with our devices will fundamentally change, as businesses leverage Artificial Intelligence. We already see this taking shape as businesses leverage AI for cost savings and customer responsiveness. This trend will continue, as AI is used for more sophistica...
SYS-CON Events announced today that SourceForge has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. SourceForge is the largest, most trusted destination for Open Source Software development, collaboration, discovery and download on the web serving over 32 million viewers, 150 million downloads and over 460,000 active development projects each and every month.