Industry Standards to Solve Multicore Challenges
The Multicore Association® (MCA) is an industry association that includes leading-edge companies implementing products that embrace multicore technology. Our primary objective is to define and promote open specifications to enable multicore product development.


Embedded Computing Specialists SPRLEmbedded Computing Specialists SPRL has been a member since Jan 2018.  
eSOLeSOL has been a board member since Feb 2007. eSOL, an innovative developer of embedded software, uses core expertise in RTOS in its distinctive eT-Kernel Multi-Core Edition, powered by blended multiprocessing technology. Designed for homogenous multicore processors, it simplifies software development with a unique blended scheduling mechanism to fully utilize ARM MPCore architecture.
Express Logic, Inc.Express Logic, Inc. has been a member since Jan 2016. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, Express Logic offers the most advanced run-time solution for deeply embedded applications, including the popular ThreadX RTOS, the high-performance NetX and NetX Duo TCP/IP stacks, the FileX embedded MS-DOS compatible file system, the USBX Host/Device USB protocol stack, and the GUIX embedded graphical user interface development toolkit. Most products from Express Logic include full source code and have no run-time royalties.  
Mentor GraphicsMentor Graphics has been a board member since Jan 2006. Mentor Graphics is a leader in electronic design automation. They enable companies to develop better electronic products faster and more cost-effectively. Their innovative products and solutions help engineers conquer design challenges in the increasingly complex worlds of board and chip design.
NXP SemiconductorsNXP Semiconductors has been a board member since Jan 2006. NXP Semiconductors N.V. enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security and privacy and smart connected solutions markets.
PolyCore SoftwarePolyCore Software has been a board member since Jan 2006. PolyCore Software, Inc. simplifies multicore software development, reducing time to market, risk and cost, while preserving existing software investments. PolyCore Software provides run-time solutions and tools for multicore platforms, serving markets as digital consumer, communications infrastructure, industrial automation, medical and aerospace and defense.
Renesas Electronics (BRD)Renesas Electronics (BRD) has been a board member since Jun 2013. Renesas Electronics has been a board member since June 2013. As a specialist semiconductor manufacturer, operations are centered on three product categories developed worldwide -- Microcontroller Units (MCUs), Analog and Power Devices, and System on Chips (SoC). Anchored by the MCU Business and its world-leading market share, Renesas Electronics is stepping up marketing efforts outside Japan and in emerging markets, eyeing business expansion in "Smart Society" applications and other growth fields to become a trustworthy partner able to meet customer needs worldwide by offering highly competitive products and optimal solutions in a timely manner.
Siemens AGSiemens AG has been a member since Jan 2010. Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the industry, energy and healthcare sectors. The company has around 430,000 employees (in continuing operations) working to develop and manufacture products, design and install complex systems and projects, and tailor a wide range of solutions for individual requirements. For over 160 years, Siemens has stood for technological excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality.  
SilexicaSilexica has been a member since Feb 2015. Founded in August 2014 as a spin-off from RWTH Aachen University, Silexica's product spectrum addresses software developers and hardware platform architects, as well as semiconductor vendors and fabless multicore IP providers. Silexica's advanced code analysis and compilation technologies enable automated migration of existing software to multicores as well as an efficient implementation of new parallel applications. They automate the software mapping while leading-edge code optimization techniques ensure highest performance, hardware utilization, power optimization and meeting real-time constraints.  
Silicon Labs (Micrium)Silicon Labs (Micrium) has been a member since Jan 2016. Silicon Labs is an industry leader in the innovation of high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs. Developed by a world-class engineering team with unsurpassed expertise in mixed-signal design, Silicon Labs™ diverse portfolio of patented semiconductor solutions offers customers significant advantages in performance, size and power consumption.  
Texas InstrumentsTexas Instruments has been a board member since Aug 2007. Texas Instruments develops analog, digital signal processing, RF and DLP® semiconductor technologies that help customers deliver consumer and industrial electronics products with greater performance, increased power efficiency, higher precision, more mobility and better quality.
XilinxXilinx has been a board member since Feb 2014. Xilinx is the world's leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs, and 3D ICs. These industry-leading devices are coupled with a next-generation design environment and IP to serve a broad range of customer needs, from programmable logic to programmable systems integration.