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re: ASIC pioneer reinvents 3-D FPGAs
Or_Bach   4/3/2011 11:08:36 PM
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As we now know NuPGA is no longer pursuing FPGA technology but rather fully committed to farther develop its monolithic 3D IC technology breakthrough. Accordingly it change its name to MonolithIC 3D Inc. More information could be found on its web www.MonolithIC3D.com

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re: ASIC pioneer reinvents 3-D FPGAs
Or_Bach   4/3/2011 11:07:36 PM
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As we now know NuPGA is no longer pursuing FPGA technology but rather fully committed to farther develop its monolithic 3D IC technology breakthrough. Accordingly it change its name to MonolithIC 3D Inc. More information could be found on its web www.MonolithIC3D.com

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re: ASIC pioneer reinvents 3-D FPGAs
rick merritt   12/16/2010 1:04:20 AM
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I just ran into Or-Bach at an event last night. He now believes this technique could be of use to any digital semiconductor fab for any product and says it is compolmentary to through silicon vias.

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re: ASIC pioneer reinvents 3-D FPGAs
R_Colin_Johnson   2/4/2010 7:48:17 PM
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Yes, you are correct. In fact, Zvi Or-Bach seems to start a new enterprise every ten years: 2009 - NuPGA 1999 - eASIC 1989 - Chip Express

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re: ASIC pioneer reinvents 3-D FPGAs
clay_cowgill   2/1/2010 10:00:17 PM
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I like it. Even if the performance isn't on par with state of the art ASICs, there's a lot of high volume market that doesn't need bleeding edge performance. The nature of the antifuse construction coupled with the stackup looks like this could be a very, very tough part to clone/pirate. The IP security alone would win me over vs. a gate array.

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David Wang   2/1/2010 9:38:38 PM
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In my opinion, No. Let's assume NuPGA's density matches ASIC and even the power which will probably prove much higher if considering cooling. The performance will be much lower than ASICs, given the layout of NuPGA's connection channels. It is hard for me to see that this version of 3D FPGA could fill the gap.

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re: ASIC pioneer reinvents 3-D FPGAs
Dr Jinx   2/1/2010 7:17:38 PM
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No

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re: ASIC pioneer reinvents 3-D FPGAs
R_Colin_Johnson   1/30/2010 12:20:02 AM
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ASICs were once the number one choice for electronic devices, because of their low per unit cost and high density. Unfortunately, the set-up cost for ASIC has skyrocketed. Gate arrays have been an alternative, but their cost per unit is expensive compared to ASICs and their density much lower. NuPGA now claims its 3D gate arrays could fill this gap, with a low-cost alternative to ASICs that has nearly equal per unit cost and density. What do you think? Do these 3D FPGAs sound like they could fill the bill?



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