About Cogent Embedded

The Cogent Embedded Difference – Rapid Solutions to Customer Challenges

Unmatched Tech Background
Cogent technical and management team members each bring 10-15+ years experience in embedded, real-time and open source S/W
Deep Silicon Expertise
And close relationships with semiconductor suppliers
Open Source Leadership
Through contribution to and participation in key projects and consortia, including maintainer and leadership roles
Hands-on Experience
With ODMs/OEMs in multiple industries across the full product life-cycle
Cogent First Response
Available on-site emergency support and engineering services, nights and weekends, 24×7

Company Background

Cogent HQFounded in early 2012 by embedded open source industry experts, Cogent Embedded helps semiconductor vendors and device manufacturers create next-generation intelligent devices and revolutionary user experiences.

The Cogent Embedded team brings deep, cross-industry experience to every engagement, with tenures at leading embedded software vendors, including MontaVista, Wind River, and Embedded Alley.

Headquartered in the Silicon Valley, Cogent Embedded has development centers in Saint Petersburg, Russia and Espoo, Finland, with expanding local sales, support and engineering presence across North America, Europe and Asia.

Cogent Embedded Strategic Partners

Tensilica, Inc – the leader in data plane processor IP, combines capabilities of DSPs and CPUs to deliver 10 to 100x the performance. Tensilica powers designs at OEMs and seven out of the top 10 semiconductor companies in mobile wireless, telecom and network infrastructure, computing and storage, and home and automotive

Cogent Embedded helps Tensilica customers by

  • Providing commercial support for Tensilica Xtensa customizable processor family for Linux and Android
  • Maintaining the Linux kernel Xtensa architecture tree
  • Enabling HiF2 audio DSP (CODEC/effects offload) for Android

Retargeting QEMU simulation for Xtensa processor family

Texas Instruments – semiconductor innovations that help 90,000 customers unlock the possibilities of the world as it could be – smarter, safer, greener, healthier and more fun

Cogent Embedded partners to provide TI customers with

  • Commercial support for TI DaVinci and Sitara™ ARM processors for Linux and Android

Key open source contributions to the Linux kernel and to u-boot project to support TI silicon

Tensilica is a registered trademark of Tensilica, Inc.
Texas Instruments is a trademark of Texas Instruments