He was responsible for the placement of blocks on-chip systems.
One of the key Apple engineers in the field of semiconductors, has left the company, although the ambitions of Apple in designing chips for the iPhone continue to grow.
Gerard Williams III, senior Director of platform architecture, resigned in February after nine years of working on Supertensile giant.
Although outside Apple Williams does not enjoy wide popularity, he led the development of all their processor cores SoC the Apple, starting with A7 and ending A12X Bionic that they were used in the latest tablets Apple iPad Pro. Apple claims that this newest system-on-chip makes the iPad faster than 92% of personal computers in the world.
In recent years, the responsibilities of Gerard Williams went beyond guide the development of CPU cores for the chips to Apple, he was responsible for the placement of blocks on-chip systems. Modern mobile processors combined on one chip a lot of different computing units (CPU, GPU, neuromodules, signal processor, etc.), modems, systems I / o and security.
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