Programmable logic platform now available in military temperature rating
QuickLogic announces that the one million gate version of PolarPro, the industry's lowest power programmable logic technology, is now available in a mil-spec temperature rating. This innovative programmable device, incorporating embedded memory with built-in FIFO control, and advanced clock management control units, offers unparalleled design security.
Ramtron extends capability of its non-volatile state saver family with new 4-bit products
Ramtron International Corporation has expanded its non-volatile state saver family with the quad state saver – a 4-bit FRAM-based device that retains logic states without power and restores outputs automatically upon power up. Any change in state is automatically recorded in the non-volatile ferroelectric latch, which is possible due to the fast writes, low power, and extremely high endurance of FRAM memory technology.
Logic family overcomes limited number of I/O ports in micro-based embedded systems
STMicroelectronics has introduced the Xpander Logic family to help customers overcome the limited number of I/O ports in microcontroller and microprocessor-based embedded systems. Any existing or additional I/O-intensive tasks on the central processing unit (CPU) can be now reassigned to the Xpander Logic IC that operates off ultra-low power and comes in a very small package, making it ideal for portable multimedia devices such as mobile phones,...
QuickLogic's ultra-low-power FPGA family extended to 300,000 gates
QuickLogic Europe has released of 300,000- and 200,000-gate versions of the PolarPro device. Designated QL1P300 and QL1P200, these large FPGAs with embedded SRAM are the third and fourth members of the PolarPro family to reach full production status. They complement existing versions with 100,000 and 75,000 gates. By combining the flexibility and fast development times of FPGAs with ASIC-like density and very low power consumption, QL1P200 and...
Starter Kits enable fast programmable logic development
DT Electronics is now stocking Xilinx Spartan-3E Starter Kits. Each kit is a complete development board including power supply, evaluation software, resource CD containing comprehensive technical data, and a USB cable. The kits support the Xilinx Spartan-3E and CoolRunner-II families of devices. They have an on-board 50MHz crystal clock oscillator, 128Mb parallel flash, 16Mb SPI flash and 64MB of DDR SRAM.