Half-precision floating point

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asked 2017-10-12 19:15:08 +0100

Is there support for half-precision floating point on the nRF52832? Either Keil or GCC.

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answered 2017-10-13 15:15:53 +0100


The nRF52832 uses the ARM Cortex M4 processor with floating-point unit (FPU). The FPU implemented supports Single-precision floating-point. This will give you more precision compared to a half-precision floating-point solution. The FPU provides floating-point computation functionality that is compliant with the IEEE 754 standard.

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