Altera Unveils 28-nm Stratix V FPGA Family
Altera Corporation announced its next-generation 28-nm Stratix V FPGA family, the industry's highest bandwidth FPGA. Offering up to 1.6 Tbps of serial switching capability, Stratix V FPGAs leverage a myriad of new technologies and a leading-edge 28-nm process to reduce the cost and power of high-bandwidth applications.
Xilinx Claims Industry's Biggest, Highest Performance FPGA Now Shipping
Xilinx, Inc. announced the first shipments and availability of its Virtex-6 LX760 device. As the industry's largest FPGA available for delivery with immediate design tool support, the Virtex-6 LX760 device enables Xilinx customers who need raw logic density and industry-leading I/O performance to get started on their projects today using the Xilinx ISE Design Suite 11.4.
Nu Horizons announces high-rel Virtex-5Q FPGA family for high performance aerospace and defence applications
Xilinx Virtex-5Q FPGAs, developed specifically for the high-reliability aerospace and defence markets, are now available from Nu Horizons. Based on Xilinx's proven commercial Virtex-5 FPGAs, the Virtex-5Q family offers greater operational temperature ranges off-the-shelf to fit the needs of the aerospace and defense customer base as well as ruggedised packaging for protection against tin-whiskering and harsh manufacturing processes. Mask-set cont...
Lattice Announces First Low Cost FPGA with Serial RapidIO 2.1 Support
Lattice Semiconductor and Praesum Communications today announced the availability of the Serial RapidIO 2.1 endpoint soft IP core for the LatticeECP3 FPGA family. The core supports 1x, 2x and 4x lane configurations at up to 3.125Gbps lane speeds, offering the lowest cost, lowest power programmable SRIO solution in the industry. Lattice also announced that it has licensed this IP core from Praesum and has full rights to use and sub-license the Ser...
Lattice - Production Release of Highest Density LatticeECP3 FPGA
Lattice Semiconductor today announced that the LatticeECP3-150 FPGA, the highest-density device in its award-winning high-value, low-power ECP3 mid-range FPGA family, has been fully qualified and released to volume production.
Xilinx Improves Transceiver Simulation Time 100x With Release of Industry's First IBIS-AMI FPGA Transceiver Models
Xilinx, Inc. today announced the availability of the industry's first IBIS-AMI models for FPGA transceivers. Xilinx is the first FPGA provider and among the first silicon vendors to release IBIS-AMI models for its transceiver technology that will enable designers to reduce simulation time from hours to minutes. Xilinx and Signal Integrity Software, Inc. (SiSoft) will hold a free webinar on Thursday, Nov. 12 to outline the advantages of using IBIS...
Xilinx FPGAs Enable TeamCast Digital TV and Mobile TV Modules for Professional Broadcast Systems
At IBC2009, Xilinx, Inc. announced the integration of Xilinx field programmable gate arrays in the latest digital TV and mobile TV modules from TeamCast, a world leader in mobile TV and DTV transmission technology innovations. TeamCast credits the full range of high capacity and cost-effective Xilinx device options, combined with the ability to embed processing and programmable logic in a single FPGA, as key factors in providing the flexibility a...
Lattice - FPGA Delivers Value for Wireless and Wireline Applications
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation today announced that samples of the LatticeECP3-150 FPGA, the highest-density device in its high-value, low-power ECP3 mid-range FPGA family, are now generally available. Samples have already been shipping to select customers since July of this year.
High-Performance Low-Cost Transceiver FPGAs for 3-Gbps Applications from Altera
Altera has announced it has started shipping Arria II GX devices, its third family of 40-nm FPGAs. The Arria II GX family with integrated transceivers joins Stratix IV GX and Stratix IV GT FPGAs and HardCopyIV GX ASICs to extend the industry' broadest portfolio of transceiver FPGA and ASIC solutions.
Altera Claims Highest Density Transceiver FPGAs
Altera has announced silicon availability of the industry’s highest density transceiver FPGA. As the second member of the Altera Stratix IV GX FPGA family to ship, the EP4SGX530 is 60 percent larger than the largest transceiver FPGA on the market. The device offers 530K logic elements (LEs), up to 48 transceivers operating at up to 8.5 Gbps, 20.3 Mbits of RAM and 1,040 embedded multipliers. Stratix IV GX devices target numerous applications...