Development kit speeds work on SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT),and Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC) today announced that Avnet has updated its design software on the SmartFusion2 KickStart Development Kit to offer a data security…

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10-in. touch display kit for Zynq-7000 SoCs

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today released the 10-inch Touch Display Kit, providing engineers in markets including portable instrumentation, consumer kiosks, embedded systems and…

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Dbx-tv Total Technology available on Cadence Tensilica HiFi audio/voice processors

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) and dbx-tv today announced that dbx-tv’s Total Technology audio enhancement suite is now available on the Cadence Tensilica HiFi Audio/Voice digital signal…

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Tools and documentation for 16nm UltraScale+ devices publicly available from Xilinx

Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) today announced public access support for 16nm UltraScale+ families, including the Vivado Design Suite HLx Editions, embedded software development tools, Xilinx Power Estimator, and technical…

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Development kit for Kintex UltraScale FPGAs

Embedded system designers looking for a fully configurable, high performance hardware platform for engineering and verifying applications based on the Kintex UltraScale FPGA family from Xilinx will find…

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Bluetooth Smart SoCs Links Wearables to Apps for WeChat Users

Dialog Semiconductor plc, a provider of highly integrated power management, AC/DC power conversion, solid state lighting (SSL) and Bluetooth Smart technology, announced its support for WeChat’s communications protocol,…

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Secure boot scheme for FPGAs, SoCs

Microsemi Corporation, a provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, and Intrinsic-ID, a provider of cyber physical security solutions based on physically unclonable functions (PUFs),…

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Design suite speeds SoC, FPGA development with market-specific C libraries

Xilinx, Inc. announced  the Vivado® Design Suite HLx Editions, enabling a new ultra high productivity approach for designing All Programmable SoCs, FPGAs, and the creation of reusable platforms. These…

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Advanced diagnostics bring SIL3 safety levels for FPGA designs

Altera Corporation announced the availability of the Altera® Functional Safety Lockstep solution for the Nios® II embedded processor, a solution that reduces risk in design cycles and helps…

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FPGA family sports high I/O ratios

Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) announced the Spartan®-7 FPGA family that will deliver I/O intensive devices for cost-sensitive applications. The new family will address connectivity requirements across a breadth of…

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Sonics Upgrades SoC Development Environment And Flagship NoC

Sonics, Inc., the world’s foremost supplier of on-chip network (NoC) technologies and services, introduced new versions of its SonicsStudio® system-on-chip (SoC) development environment and SonicsGN® NoC. Sonics has…

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S2C Extends Its Xilinx Virtex(R) UltraScale FPGA Prototyping Board Family

S2C, Inc., a provider of FPGA-based rapid prototyping solutions, has announced the availability of its Dual VU440 Prodigy Logic Module that supports the latest Xilinx Virtex UltraScale (VU)…

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Design suite features IP subsystems for Ethernet, PCIe, video processing, image sensor processing, and OTN development

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced the 2015.3 release of the Vivado® Design Suite. The new release enables platform and…

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FPGA evaluation kit for Artix-7 chips

Avnet, Inc., a global technology distributor, introduced “ARTY,” a low power, low-cost Xilinx® Artix®-7 35T FPGA Evaluation Kit. This fully customizable evaluation kit for embedded designers provides a…

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SoC FPGA software tool targets DDR, high-speed serial designs

Microsemi Corporation, a provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, announced the release of its updated Libero system-on-chip (SoC) Version 11.6 comprehensive design software tool used…

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Logic module helps develop DSP algorithms for FPGAs

S2C, Inc., a provider of FPGA-based rapid prototyping solutions, has announced the availability of its Quad KU115 Prodigy Logic Module that supports the Xilinx Kintex UltraScale 115 FPGA.  This latest…

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IC design libraries for ultra-low power 40-nm and 55-nm process technologies target the IoT

Synopsys, Inc. announced a comprehensive portfolio of IP optimized to address the security, wireless connectivity, energy-efficient and sensor processing requirements for a wide range of Internet of Things…

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SoMs speed the move to the Industrial Internet of Things

by ERIC MYERS, National Instruments Systems-on-modules and platform approaches can help keep IIoT efforts from getting lost in the weeds of interfacing and hardware development. Engineers who design…

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Prototyping kit delivers 100-MHz multi-FPGA performance, HSTDM technology

Synopsys, Inc. announced the new HAPS®-80 FPGA-Based Prototyping Systems, a part of Synopsys’ end-to-end Prototyping Solution. The HAPS-80 systems deliver up to 100 MHz multi-FPGA performance and new proprietary high-speed…

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Power management for FPGA development kit

Linear Technology Corporation announces power management solutions for the Altera® Arria® 10 FPGA Development Kit. Technical details of this board can be found at linear.com/altera. Linear Technology’s solutions…

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Development kit for radiation-tolerant FPGAs

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced the…

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Power regulator accurate enough for sub-28 nm FPGAs

Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTM4630­1, a dual 18A or single 36A µModule (micromodule) regulator with high precision output voltage regulation for 28nm and sub­28nm FPGAs, ASICs and…

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Wireless link controller for IoT and wearables

Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML) expanded its SmartConnect wireless portfolio with a wireless combo system-on-chip (SoC) for the rapidly growing Internet of Things (IoT) market. The new fully integrated…

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Starting out with Verilog

If you are from a software background coming into digital design using CPLD/FPGAs (complex programmable logic devices/field programmable gate arrays) then you need to adopt a different way…

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Verification IP for SoCs

Synopsys, Inc. SNPS, +0.83% a provider in software, IP and services used to accelerate innovation in chips and electronic systems, announced the immediate availability of verification IP (VIP)…

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