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How a MicroBlaze can peaceably coexist with the Zynq SoC
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3/28/2013   Post a comment
It's a fairly simple matter to add MicroBlaze processors to a design based on Xilinx's Zynq All Programmable SoC.
Tabula's 22nm 2GHz ABAX2 3PLDs set 100G industry benchmarks
Product News  
3/26/2013   5 comments
Tabula sets new industry benchmarks with a suite of 100G programmable solutions based on the company’s ABAX2P series of 3PLD devices.
Xilinx extends solutions and support for Avionics apps
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3/26/2013   Post a comment
DO-254 and DO-178 certifiable solutions, SEU mitigation and support allow avionics system designers to reduce certification burden and increase system reliability.
Tabula preps time-sliced FPGAs on FinFET process
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3/26/2013   Post a comment
Programmable logic firm to support 100-Gbit per second Ethernet communications based on a forthcoming ABAX2 series of devices.
Cheap mixed-signal ASIC as easy as FPGA
3/25/2013   1 comment
How will you make that complex analog/digital circuit in volume?
Cypress unveils PSoC 4 for ARM Cortex-M0
Product News  
3/21/2013   5 comments
PSoC 4 device class will challenge proprietary 8-bit and 16-bit microcontrollers (MCUs), along with other 32-bit devices.
Slideshow: Intel rising in embedded systems
Design How-To  
3/20/2013   20 comments
Intel is on the rise in embedded systems while DSPs are on their way out. Graphics and ARM chips are just getting started.
Nvidia's road to Denver still in the shadows
3/20/2013   7 comments
Details about the first chip to emerge from Nvidia's Project Denver show how little we know about what will happen next in client computing.
Xilinx unveils new Zynq-7100 All Programmable SoCs
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3/20/2013   Post a comment
Xilinx extends its Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC family to combine the highest performance ARM processor-based analytics, control, and signal processing.
Altera Cyclone V GT FPGA is compliant for PCIe Gen2 at 5 Gbps
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3/20/2013   Post a comment
Industry’s only low-power 28nm FPGA in production allows developers to reduce total system costs in PCIe Gen2 applications.
Tensilica acquisition to accelerate Cadence core strategy
News & Analysis  
3/13/2013   6 comments
Analysts are giving Cadence a cautious thumbs up as it moves into a future of integrated IP and tools for EDA.
FPGAs add comms cores amid ASIC debate
Design How-To  
3/11/2013   4 comments
Claiming a decline in ASIC starts among communications systems companies, Xilinx and Altera are ramping up their libraries of comms intellectual property cores.
Lattice unveils world’s smallest FPGA for miniature systems
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3/11/2013   Post a comment
Tiny iCE40 LP384 simplifies innovation in compact, portable solutions by delivering system functionality at hardware- accelerated Speeds with 25uW power consumption.
Xilinx showcases 400G apps for optical and wired OTN Markets at OFC 2013
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3/11/2013   Post a comment
All Programmable FPGAs and highly optimized OTN SmartCORE IP portfolio enable 400G solutions for next-generation smarter networks.
Tests of tin-lead BGA packaging for mil-aero applications
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3/7/2013   Post a comment
Linear Technology claims µModule products with gold-plated land grid array packaging have proven reliability and industry acceptance. Ball grid array versions are now providing an alternative to LGA for particularly harsh environment applications.
8 Hacks to Watch at Design West's Black Hat Summit
News & Analysis  
3/5/2013   3 comments
You can learn to hack into someone’s car or smartphone, build an underwater vehicle or tele-presence robot among the interesting DIY projects at Design West 2013.
Xilinx solutions target growing ASIC and ASSP gaps
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3/4/2013   Post a comment
Combining SmartCORE IP and ARM processor-based smarts with All Programmable device portfolio addresses ASIC and ASSP gaps for next-gen smarter networks and data centers.

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