ASIC design prototype time cut with automatic partitioning tool
Aldec has introduced automatic FPGA partitioning to its popular HES-DVM; the company’s fully automated and scalable hybrid verification environment for SoC and ASIC designs. Traditionally, the manual partitioning of multiple FPGAs used for prototyping can take days, or even weeks, whereas the automation in HES-DVM can perform the task in minutes; ideal for exploratory, What-If scenarios.
Software radio board with backplane optical added to FPGAs
Pentek has introduced the newest member of the Jade family of high-performance 3U VPX boards. The Model 54821 is based on the Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale FPGA and features three 200 MHz 16-bit A/Ds with three programmable multiband digital downconverters (DDCs) and one digital upconverter (DUC) with two 800 MHz 16-bit D/As.
FPGAs enhance video bridging for MIPI-based embedded vision systems
Lattice Semiconductor has introduced the CrossLinkPlus FPGA family for MIPI D-PHY based embedded vision systems. CrossLinkPlus devices are innovative, low power FPGAs featuring integrated flash memory, a hardened MIPI D-PHY and high-speed I/Os for instant-on panel display performance, and flexible on-device programming capabilities.
Multiprocessor SoCs come in three distinct variants
In stock at Mouser Electronics are the Zynq UltraScale multiprocessor system-on-chips (MPSoCs) from Xilinx. These devices combine a high-performance Arm-based multicore, multiprocessing system with ASIC-class programmable logic.
Software infuses AI into high-performance computing
Simplifying the infusion of AI into high-performance computing is the purpose of Arrow Electronics using a new software platform ready to run on the BittWare 385A FPGA accelerator card. Arrow’s engineering team has created ready-to-use software modules in OpenCL that help users build custom engines for compute-intensive workloads in applications such as image processing and facial recognition.
Competition set to attract savvy FPGA developers
A competition to find the most innovative and imaginative FPGA-based designs in Europe has been launched by Arrow Electronics. To encourage a wide participation, Arrow is offering a development board free-of-charge to each entrant who submits a verified project plan.
Intel ships first 10nm Agilex FPGAs
Intel today announced that it has begun shipments of the first Intel Agilex field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) to early access program customers. Participants in the early access program include Colorado Engineering, Inc., Mantaro Networks, Microsoft and Silicom. These customers are using Agilex FPGAs to develop advanced solutions for networking, 5G and accelerated data analytics.
Large FPGA featuring nine million system logic cells
Xilinx has announced the expansion of its 16nm Virtex UltraScale+ family to now include what is reported to be the world’s largest FPGA, the Virtex UltraScale+ VU19P. With 35 billion transistors, the VU19P provides a high logic density and I/O count on a single device, enabling emulation and prototyping of tomorrow’s most advanced ASIC and SoC technologies, as well as test, measurement, compute, networking, aerospace and defence-relat...
6U VPX UltraScale+ FPGA carrier board with dual FMC+ sites
VadaTech has announced the VPX580 rugged DSP blade. The VPX580 is a 6U VPX board based on Xilinx UltraScale+ XCZU19EG MPSoC FPGA with dual FMC+ sites, coupling real-time processing capability with high speed I/O and making it suitable for radar, signal intelligence and image processing applications.
Expanding low power FPGA video and image processing solutions
Microchip, via its Microsemi subsidiary, has announced its Smart Embedded Vision initiative that provides solutions for designing intelligent machine vision systems with Microchip’s low power PolarFire Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs). With the recent announcement, Microchip extends its high resolution smart embedded vision FPGA offerings with new enhanced high speed imaging interfaces, an Intellectual Property (IP) bun...