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ASIC-Style Design Techniques for Programmable Devices
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5/26/2004   Post a comment
Advances in process technology are enabling an increase in the number of applications for FPGAs. FPGA gate counts have increased and prices have fallen, whereas ASIC costs per gate continue to climb. In this feature article, Hier Design's Salil Raje explains how an ASIC-style methodology alleviates problems faced by FPGAs increased complexity.
In hot market, only reliable rad-hards need apply
News & Analysis  
5/24/2004   Post a comment
The market for radiation-tolerant FPGAs is heating up as chip vendors roll out new devices intended for military and aerospace applications. But so too is the level of scrutiny they must endure to prove that their parts can work reliably under the harshest conditions.
Technology advances reshape programmable logic offerings
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5/24/2004   Post a comment
Technology advances reshape programmable logic offerings. Definitions and delineation's shift as advances enhance capabilities.
Field Programmable Device operates at 1 GHz
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5/20/2004   Post a comment
FPOATM Reconfigurable Silicon Solutions with 1 GHz performance and flexible high-bandwidth I/O
Two new plug-in daughter boards join LiveDesign environment
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5/20/2004   Post a comment
Virtex II and Stratix FPGAs added to Altium's vendor-independent platform
Compact PCI runs FPGA and "soft" processor development tool
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5/20/2004   Post a comment
Pender, based in Germany, expands its product offerings for FPGAs and its 32-bit LEON open source VHDL processor. The new GR-CPCI-XC2V board provides a Xilinx large capacity FPGA and is implemented in a Compact PCI format with all the necessary interfaces for LEON development. The FPGA, programmed to execute LEON tasks, can offer a performance advantage to a variety of embedded tasks.
Ultra low-power, non-volatile programmable logic devices combine performance, density, and embedded SRAM in small form factor packaging
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5/19/2004   Post a comment
Ideal for portable and low power applications, CPLD and FPGA Devices Rise to the Challenge
Major design tool upgrades take advanatage of new architectures
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5/19/2004   Post a comment
Version 4.0 of company's tools take fuller advanatages of new archotectures of advancing parts.
Structured ASIC Business Strategy Enters Next Phase
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5/19/2004   Post a comment
Stepping up from a Structured ASIC IP provider to a fabless semiconductor
FPGA Physical Synthesis Tool Optimized for mWatt Eclipse II and Eclipse FPGA
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5/19/2004   Post a comment
FPGA software takes advantage of low power architectures
Active-HDLTM provides advanced verification environment for all QuickLogic FPGA and ESP families
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5/19/2004   Post a comment
Third party software optimizes verification environment for family of CPLD/FPGA's
Mayer named CEO of Freescale
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5/19/2004   Post a comment
Motorola Inc. has named Michel Mayer, a former general manager of IBM Microelectronics, as CEO of Freescale Semiconductor Inc.
FPGA Reliability Discussed in Industry Report
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5/19/2004   Post a comment
iRoC Technologies Study Demonstrates that Neutrons Cause Ground-Level Failures in SRAM FPGAs, While Antifuse- and Flash-Based FPGAs are Immune to Soft Errors
New Nios II Family is a Versatile Embedded Processor for FPGAs
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5/19/2004   Post a comment
Industry's Leading Soft-Core Processor Delivers the Greatest Flexibility, Highest Performance, and Lowest Cost
Materials problems run both high, low for chip makers
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5/19/2004   Post a comment
Semiconductor companies are coming face-to-face with a pair of materials challenges daunting enough to have the brightest engineers in the industry scratching their heads.
Semiconductor cycle to peak next month, analyst warns
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5/9/2004   Post a comment
The debate rages on about the current semiconductor cycle as one analyst warned the industry will reach its peak as early as next month. It's all downhill for both the chip and IC equipment sectors starting in June of 2004, said Kevin Vassily, an analyst with market researchers Susquehanna Financial Group LLP (Bala Cynwyd, Pa.).
Global chip market up March-to-March
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5/4/2004   Post a comment
The three-month average of global semiconductor sales in March was $16.275 billion, according to numbers published by the European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA), which cited statistics from the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) organization. Peter Clarke has this report.


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