ARM architecture: why is it constantly growing?

Published : 03/20/2024 10:00:00

ARM is a RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computing) processor architecture developed by ARM Holdings characterized by a simple and efficient design, widely used in smartphones, tablets and devices IoT, thanks to the ability to provide a good balance between energy consumption and processing power.

In recent years, we have seen a growing trend in the use of ARM architecture within industrial automation projects. The growth of Windows on Arm projects is due to several factors including optimal performance, high reliability and low CPU power consumption.

The development of new ARM solutions for industrial automation has finally made it easier for designers to find this technology for the development of new applications.

Architettura ARM per applicazioni industriali

ARM: a constantly growing technology

To fully understand this trend, it is necessary to analyze the advantages that this architecture can offer to companies in the sector.

The ARM architecture has gained widespread market popularity due to its energy efficiency and high performance, making it ideal for a wide range of applications.

ARM cards are widely used in mobile devices, IoT, automotive, and edge computing. This success is due to the ability to offer an economical and customizable solution for the specific needs of each project, promoting innovation and the development of new technologies in various industrial sectors.


Why do developers want Windows on Arm (WoA) support?

A report from ARM and Microsoft reveals that 81% of developers expect the Windows on Arm market to grow over the next five years.

The most popular reasons among survey participants are the high performance of WoA devices (71%) and the compact size of the devices (38%). Another reason shared among survey participants is the influence of their customers demanding the need to develop applications for WoA.

I motivi per cui sviluppare soluzioni Windows on Arm

Which applications will be most affected?

When it comes to applications, 66% of survey participants believe that productivity applications, such as the Microsoft Office suite, have the most potential for Windows on Arm (WoA). Utilities and tools (44%), education (38%), and business applications (38%) follow productivity applications as the ones that participants believe have the most potential overall.

What are the Digimax proposals relating to ARM technologies?

Digimax, in partnership with Advantech, responds to the growing demand for Windows on Arm, implementing Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC on NXP i.MX 8M on embedded solutions such as the Advantech ROM-5720 motherboard. This move underlines Advantech's commitment to exploiting the potential of the WoA market by offering advanced solutions to its customers.

The Digimax specialized team analyzes the objectives and requirements of industrial projects in a personalized way, identifying and developing the best industrial and IIoT solutions. Each project is studied and implemented in synergy with our partners, Product Managers and Field Application Engineers.

The target? Provide a turnkey solution with a set of tried and tested products for the specific application required, accompanying the customer.


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