One of the advantages of FPGA design is that you don;t need an ASIC style design flow. Even with large devices. The ASIC guys will try and convince you that a big FPGA is really an ASIC to sell you their more expensive tools. I'm not ready to buy their argument yet. How about some real world examples from several happy customers? That might get my interest...
I remember way back in the mists of time when I first heard the terms top-down and bottom-up design. Of course in those days we were still doing everything by hand -- I would never have dreamed of tools like the ones that are available today!
NASA's Orion Flight Software Production Systems Manager Darrel G. Raines joins Planet Analog Editor Steve Taranovich and Embedded.com Editor Max Maxfield to talk about embedded flight software used in Orion Spacecraft, part of NASA's Mars mission. Live radio show and live chat. Get your questions ready.
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