TE Connectivity (TE) has partnered with Annapolis Micro Systems, a FPGA board and systems supplier, on the release of three new high-performance FPGA boards that feature TE’s NanoRF module. The half-size NanoRF is designed to fit into the VITA 67.3 form factor and supports 70 GHz bandwidth, with more than double the RF contact density […]
Flex Logix Technologies, Inc. a supplier of embedded FPGA (eFPGA) IP, architecture and software, announced today a new member of the EFLX4K eFPGA Core Family: the EFLX4K IO eFPGA core. This new core is designed for networking and applications with many heterogeneous processors where customers need to connect very wide buses with relatively small eFPGAs. “Customers […]
The low voltage available from a single supercapacitor forces most applications to use several supercaps in series. Here are the tricks involved in stringing these components together. Robert Chao | Advanced Linear Devices Inc. The average supercapacitor has a maximum charging voltage of between 2.5 and 2.7 V. For many applications a voltage this low […]
Xilinx, Inc. announced integration of 56G PAM4 transceiver technology into its industry-leading Virtex UltraScale+ FPGAs. Built upon proven 16nm FinFET+ FPGA fabric, these devices will expand the Virtex product line to drive the next wave of Ethernet deployment and provide seamless migration of existing systems to next-gen backplane, optics, and high performance interconnects. Targeted for […]
Xilinx, Inc. today announced that its Spartan-7 family of FPGAs is now available for order and shipping to standard lead times. As a key member of Xilinx’s Cost-Optimized Portfolio, this device family is designed to meet the needs of cost-sensitive markets by delivering low cost and low power entry points that are I/O optimized for connectivity […]
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Microsemi Corporation and The Athena Group, Inc. (Athena), a leading provider of security, cryptography, anti-tamper and signal processing intellectual property (IP) cores, today announced Athena’s TeraFire® cryptographic microprocessor is included in Microsemi’s new PolarFire™ field programmable gate array (FPGA) “S class” family members. As the most advanced cryptographic technology offered in any FPGA, the TeraFire […]
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LDA Technologies, an FPGA product design and manufacturing firm, announced the release of LDA NeoMux™, a new ultra-low-latency 10G muxing solution that achieves unprecedented 42ns wire-to-wire, thus cutting 40% off the latencies currently available on the market. NeoMux™ is created on LDA e4™ platform which in its turn furnishes the product with lowest Layer 1 […]
PRO DESIGN, a veteran in the E?MS and EDA industry, today announced the launch of its proFPGA quad SG 280 system, a new generation of its modular and scalable high-speed FPGA Prototyping solution based on the latest Intel® Stratix®10 FPGA technology. Assembled with 4 pluggable Intel Stratix 10 SG280-based FPGA modules, the quad system offers […]
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Cadence Design Systems, Inc. announced the new Protium™S1 FPGA-Based Prototyping Platform, which incorporates innovative implementation algorithms to boost engineering productivity. The Protium S1 platform provides front-end congruency with the Cadence® Palladium® Z1 Enterprise Emulation Platform, thereby delivering 80 percent faster design bring-up on average when compared to typical FPGA prototyping approaches. Utilizing Xilinx® Virtex™ UltraScale™ FPGA technology, the new Cadence platform […]
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The number of FPGA manufacturers is relatively small so — like suppliers in any number of electronic components and systems markets — increased competition has lead to an even more increasing need to develop products with differentiating features. Now add in the IoT-inspired move from homogeneous to heterogeneous computing where we see intelligence being pushed to the […]
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