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Altera Adds Marubun and Tachibana Tectron to Distribute FPGAs, CPLDs in Japan
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9/30/2005   Post a comment
On the heels of celebrating 15 years serving Japanese electronics markets, Altera announced that it has signed distribution agreements with Marubun and Tachibana Tectron.
Eureka Demonstrates PCI Express Compliance Targeting FPGAs and ASICs
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9/30/2005   Post a comment
Eureka Technology's PCI Express Controller core can, according to the company, be implemented in virtually all current FPGA and ASIC technologies.
Magma Erupts, Spews Fire
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
9/29/2005   Post a comment
Not since a similar all-out war between Cadence and Avanti, when Cadence employees "borrowed" source code to create Avanti, has a press release contained so much venom.
Actel Claims FPGAs are 4,000x Faster on Power-up
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9/28/2005   Post a comment
Actel claims 4,000 times better power-on response time than competing SRAM-based FPGAs according to test results.
LG Licenses SD Memory and SDIO Controller from Eureka
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9/27/2005   Post a comment
HDTV and digital TV electronics LG Electronics has licensed Secure Data memory and SDIO controller core from Eureka Technology Inc. The SD memory and SDIO controller core can be implemented in any ASIC and FPGA technologies and is available in Verilog, VHDL and FPGA netlist formats.
EVE Unveils ZeBu-UF Hardware-Assisted Verification
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9/26/2005   Post a comment
Emulation and Verification Engineering (EVE) today announced the ZeBu-UF (for zero bugs ultra fast) Series hardware-assisted verification based on a new architecture for system-on-chip verification and software development.
European Seminars on ASIC Prototyping with Virtex-4 and ZeBu
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9/21/2005   Post a comment
The free, half-day tutorials will explain how to use Xilinx Virtex-4 devices for faster, easier verification of large ASIC designs.
Xilinx Webcast Covers Power Estimation and Analysis Tools
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9/21/2005   Post a comment
Join Xilinx on September 22 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time for a Webcast covering how system power consumption affects cost, reliability and performance. Platform FPGAs provide SoC capabilities and accurate power analysis is key.
Altera Hosts Net Seminar on FPGA Traffic Manager
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9/21/2005   Post a comment
Join Altera Corporation at a net seminar on FPGA traffic manager design for developers of integrated networks.
Celoxica AIMs for IPO
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9/20/2005   Post a comment
Led by broker/advisor Arbuthnot Securities Limited in London, Celoxica is finalizing plans to go public on the London Stock Exchange's Alternative Investment Market (AIM).
C Programmers, Don't Miss Out
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
9/19/2005   Post a comment
Does place-and-route, concerns of chip real estate, and issues of timing make your eyes glaze over? It seems you're not alone.
SGI's FPGA-Based RASC Delivers 100x Performance
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9/19/2005   Post a comment
Today, SGI introduced its FPGA-based Reconfigurable Application-Specific Computing (RASC) technology, delivering up to 100x performance over existing solutions.
100 MHz Oscilloscopes Deliver 40x Display Performance for FPGA-Based Designs
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9/16/2005   Post a comment
Agilent introduced four 100 MHz portable high-performance digital storage and mixed-signal oscilloscopes.
MAX II Meets Leapster L-MAX
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9/14/2005   Post a comment
Altera's CPLD adds TV-compatible video capability to Leapster's new L-MAX learning game system while reducing costs and increasing manufacturing process flexibility.
Spectrum Uses Virtex-4 for Software Defined Radio
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9/13/2005   Post a comment
Spectrum Signal Processing Inc. today announced the addition of the XMC-3311 high-speed transceiver XMC/enhanced PMC (ePMC) module to its flexComm software defined radio (SDR) product line.
Integrated Development Kit by Xilinx simplifies Embedded Design
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9/12/2005   Post a comment
Xilinx today released a PowerPC and MicroBlaze Development Kit, Virtex-4 FX12 Edition; a comprehensive design environment featuring all an embedded developer needs to create process-based systems.
Altera's Cyclone II FPGA Packages Drive Down Costs
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9/12/2005   Post a comment
Altera today introduced new packaging options for its Cyclone II FPGA family, providing designers of high-volume applications with lower-cost and smaller form factors.
NetLogic Microsystems Ships NETLite
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9/12/2005   Post a comment
NetLogic Microsystems announced shipments of its NL3180GLQ NETLite processor, designed for cost-sensitive, high-volume applications such as entry-level switches, routers and access equipment.
Accelerated Technology's Nucleus EDGE Supports Xilinx FPGAs
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9/12/2005   Post a comment
Accelerated Technology announced that its Eclipse-powered Nucleus EDGE software development environment is available for the MicroBlaze 32-bit soft processor core and PowerPC-based processors from Xilinx.
Accelerated Technology's Nucleus Products Support Nios II
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9/12/2005   Post a comment
Accelerated Technology, a Mentor Graphics division, announced that its Eclipse-powered Nucleus EDGE software development environment is available for Altera's Nios II family.
QuickLogic and Amkor Shorten Design Time and Cost
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9/12/2005   Post a comment
QuickLogic Corporation has entered into a design service agreement with packaging company Amkor Technology.
DSP/FPGA Missing Link?
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9/12/2005   Post a comment
Celoxica and Sundance today announced an agreement that bridges the gap between conventional design flows for DSP and FPGA systems.
Altera's Stratix and Cyclone FPGAs Go "Live"
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9/9/2005   Post a comment
Altera Corporation and EVS Broadcast Equipment announced that Altera's FPGAs are being used to deliver the world's first live-production editing solutions for high-definition video broadcasting.
Dice or Dartboard?
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
9/8/2005   Post a comment
Today, two market research firms stuck their necks out to provide forecasts for 2006.
Barco Uses FPGAs for Broadcast Monitoring Over IP
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9/8/2005   Post a comment
Altera FPGAs and embedded processors are being used in Barco broadcast monitoring equipment to deliver video processing and networking integration for its Networked Broadcast Monitoring System.
Axeon Unveils High Performance Automotive IP Core
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9/8/2005   Post a comment
Axeon announced a Vindax VX1064 processor core, an optimized, high performance microprocessor targeting demanding powertrain control applications.
How do I use this thing?
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog  
9/7/2005   Post a comment
Medical, aerospace, nuclear, human genome, financial and other applications are seeing the inherent value and cost-effective price tag of FPGAs.
Nallatech and Starbridge Target HPC for FPGAs
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9/7/2005   Post a comment
With a goal of offering hardware, software and services that target high-performance computing (HPC) applications, Starbridge Systems and Nallatech announced a worldwide strategic partnership.
Synplicity Joins Actel in Space
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9/7/2005   Post a comment
Synplicity has optimized Synplify Pro(R) software to support Actel's new high-density, radiation-tolerant FPGAs. Actel's RTAX4000S 4-million system gate devices target such demanding space applications as satellite payload systems.
NEC Selects Cyclone and MAX for W-CDMA Basestations
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9/7/2005   Post a comment
Based on cost benefits and extensive lead-free products, Tokyo-based NEC selected Cyclone FPGAs and MAX 3000 CPLDs for use in its 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) Wideband Code-Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA) macro basestations.
It's in the bag for Lattice
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9/7/2005   Post a comment
Automated Packaging Systems has chosen the LatticeEC FPGA in the design of a bridge board for its next-generation bagging system, the Autobag AB 180 Bagger.
Actel Unleashes Aggressive High-Rel Silicon Product Roadmap
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9/6/2005   Post a comment
Unveiling an extensive product roadmap to enable military and aerospace engineers to develop systems with high-reliability and superior performance, Actel Corporation demonstrated a continued major commitment to the market segments that account for 35% of the company's revenues.
Actel Introduces 4 Million Gate Radiation-Tolerant Space FPGAs
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9/6/2005   Post a comment
Actel unveiled an industry's highest density radiation-tolerant FPGA targeting space designs.
First Multi-Channel Single-Chip FPGA Solution Planned
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9/6/2005   Post a comment
Altera Corporation and Commsonic Ltd. Announced a partnership to create an industry-first multi-channel single-chip FPGA that integrates the entire forward error correction (FEC) and modulation chain for digital broadcast over cable.
Altera at IBC2005
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9/6/2005   Post a comment
Altera will showcase its portfolio of programmable solutions for the broadcast industry at the 2005 International Broadcast Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam beginning Thursday.


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