Category Archives: FPGA Design

Aldec’s Latest Embedded Development Platform is First to Feature Largest PolarFire and SmartFusion2 FPGAs on a Single Board

27/11/2019, hardwarebee

Henderson, USA – November 26, 2019 – Aldec, Inc., a pioneer in mixed HDL language simulation and hardware-assisted verification for FPGA and ASIC designs, has launched the HES-MPF500-M2S150 Development Kit, to aid engineers in the development of FPGA-based embedded systems that will use devices from either or both of Microchip’s PolarFire or SmartFusion2

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Diamond Design Software from Lattice Semiconductor Enables Enhanced Security Features for MachXO3D FPGAs

17/11/2019, hardwarebee

HILLSBORO, OR – November 14, 2019 – Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), the low power programmable leader, today announced immediate availability of a new software release (SP1) for its powerful Lattice Diamond® 3.11 design software that includes new capabilities to access the MachXO3D™ FPGA’s security features that protect system firmware against data and

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Efinix Rolls Out Trion T120 FPGAs

14/11/2019, hardwarebee

Efinix®, an innovator in programmable product platforms and technologies, today announced the rollout of Trion® T120 FPGAs, featuring a small, high-density fabric, a hardened DDR memory controller and hardened MIPI CSI-2 and PHY interfaces.

“The T120 FPGAs demonstrate how the Quantum architecture scales for high density,” said Efinix Co-founder,

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Abaco Announces Industry’s First 6U VPX Solution to Feature New Xilinx RF System-on-Chip Technology

08/11/2019, hardwarebee

baco Systems today announced the industry’s first 6U VPX implementation of the transformational Xilinx® 16×16 RF system-on-chip (RFSoC) technology combined with the Xilinx Ultrascale+™ FPGA with High Bandwidth Memory (HBM). The VP460 Direct RF Processing System is aligned with the SOSA™ standard to deliver the cost-effective interoperability required by the US Air

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Understanding FPGA Programming and Design Flow

28/10/2019, hardwarebee

This article will brief you on how to perform a full hardware implementation on FPGA. However, before we get to the design flow, let’s discuss first why you would choose to use an FPGA.
 
There are 2 ways in which you can develop chips: ASIC (Application-Specific Integrated Circuits) and

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Xilinx FPGA Products and Data Sheets 1985-Today

23/10/2019, hardwarebee

In 1990 and not so far from Tel Aviv, I started my first FPGA design. It was a new XC3090 FPGA from Xilinx.
 
Until then, I was using EPLDs (mostly Altera’s EP900) in several projects and was fascinated by the fact that I can replace several EPLDs with a

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