Category Archives: FPGA Design

What is FPGA?

08/07/2021, hardwarebee

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What is FPGA?
 
FPGA stands for Field-Programmable Gate Array and can be defined as a hardware chip that is used to carry out logical operations. They are composed of an integrated network or sets of logic blocks placed across a chip; where the circuits are the programmable logic

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FPGA explained in simple words

07/07/2021, hardwarebee

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Imagine a chip that can update its functionally unlimited times – exactly like an App on your phone. Welcome to the world of FPGA technology.
 
FPGA stands for Field-Programmable Gate Array, which is a chip that has programmable digital logic circuitry. The functionality of the digital logic circuitry is

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FPGA Tutorial

26/06/2021, hardwarebee

Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) are the the most efficient, cost-effective and reconfigurable solution for the hardware applications. It consists of re-programmable blocks which helps a user to reprogram for any given application.
 
The purpose of this tutorial is to focus on the FPGA design process and tools which

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Intigia Joins HardwareBee Marketing Platform

23/06/2021, hardwarebee

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HardwareBee, the leading marketplace for hardware service providers, announced today that Intigia, an engineering company specialized in dependable embedded systems: embedded software, hardware, and FPGA for safety critical applications, has joined HardwareBee to promote its engineering services. As part of the HardwareBee platform, Intigia will gain access to a full

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Xilinx Acquires Silexica to Broaden its Developer Base

10/06/2021, hardwarebee

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SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX), the leader in adaptive computing, today announced that it has acquired Silexica, a privately-held provider of C/C++ programming and analysis tools. Silexica’s SLX FPGA tool suite empowers developers with an unparalleled development experience building applications on FPGAs and Adaptive SoCs. This technology

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The Ultimate Guide to FPGA Design

30/05/2021, hardwarebee

 
This article provides an overview of FPGA design. FPGA design is today a very mature process that as evolved since the 80’s. Of course, new development tools have been developed and FPGAs got larger and larger to resemble an SoC (System on a Chip). But, the general concept

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Ultimate Guide: FPGA Programming

27/04/2021, hardwarebee

FPGA programming

In this paper, we covered all topics related to FPGA programming. The paper starts with an introduction to FPGA and its programming languages. And thereafter, takes the reader into the process of FPGA programming with a very basic HDL code that is used to demonstrate how an FPGA is programmed. Read More

Ultimate Guide: Verilog Test Bench

18/04/2021, hardwarebee

This article is about how to write and use Verilog Test Benches. Designers that want to use Verilog as an HDL verification language for design and verification of their FPGA or ASIC designs. Verilog is an hardware description language used for the design and verification of the hardware design.
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Xilinx vs. Altera CPLD Comparison

08/04/2021, hardwarebee

CPLD vs FPGA feature

This article discusses the difference between the Xilinx (AMD) vs Altera (Intel) CPLD architecture and their comparison. Also, this article discusses CLB architecture, clock generation, memory, and DSP operations of both Xilinx vs. Altera.
 
What is CPLD?
 
The design process to design complex system evolved drastically during the

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Field Programmable Gate Array

21/03/2021, hardwarebee

What is Field Programmable Gate Array?
 
There are two general types of digital integrated circuits: ASIC and Field Programmable Gate Array. ASIC (application specific integrated circuit) has a pre-defined one-specific hardware functionality which can’t be reprogrammed after manufacturing. Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) on the other hand can be

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