Category Archives: FPGA Design

Introduction to Gate Array

30/03/2020, hardwarebee

Gate Array is a semiconductor technology that an FPGA/ASIC engineer can use to design and then produce chips or ASICs. also referred to as Uncommitted Logic Arrays (ULAs) and semi-custom chips, the gate array approach allows for more flexibility and versatility. You have a prefabricated chip that comprises of all

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FPGA Programming Tutorial

30/03/2020, hardwarebee

FPGA programming

FPGA stands for Field Programmable Gate Array and is one of the most frequently and widely used and implemented kinds of semiconductor chips across a wide array of applications and industries. In recent decades, the applications of FPGAs have only grown, and it is has become as one of the

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Programmable Logic Devices (PLD) Overview

01/03/2020, hardwarebee

What is PLD?
 
PLD stands for Programmable Logic Device. A Programmable Logic Device is an individual, programmable electronic chip which can be used as an element to build digital circuits that can be reconfigured. Programmable Logic Devices have programmable elements that can be modified and programmed using a special

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FPGA Applications

15/02/2020, hardwarebee

FPGA chips play a big role in the development of various technological advancement and are some of the most important products that are centered around FPGAs. In this paper we will describe the most common FPGA applications and provide examples of FPGA usage in different applications. There are various types

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Clock Domain Crossing Techniques for FPGA

10/02/2020, hardwarebee

This document provides an overview of the importance of clock domain crossing (CDC) and introduces the reader to methods and techniques for taking care of clock domain crossing so that the design meets all functional requirements for a stable design. Improper clock domain crossing can cause the design to stop

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Introduction to CPLD

02/02/2020, hardwarebee

CPLD vs FPGA feature

This article discusses the Complex Programmable Logic Devices (CPLD) history, CPLD family types, CPLD architecture, CPLD clock, and CPLD applications.
 
When it comes to programmable logic devices or PLDs, there are a number of different options to choose from. From PALs and PLAs, to CPLDs and FPGAs- you can

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Lattice Diamond FPGA Development Tool Receives Key Industrial and Automotive Functional Safety Certifications

24/01/2020, hardwarebee

HILLSBORO, OR – January 23, 2019 – Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), the low power programmable leader, today announced that its easy to use Lattice Diamond® FPGA design and verification software environment (version 3.10 Service Pack 3) is certified as compliant with the IEC 61508 and ISO 26262 functional safety standards. These standards are widely used by

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Xilinx Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Analog Devices

22/01/2020, hardwarebee

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 21, 2020 – Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX), the leader in adaptive and intelligent computing, today announced that it has filed claims against Analog Devices, Inc., asserting infringement of eight United States patents in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. The lawsuit details the unauthorized

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Gowin Semiconductor Takes Leadership Position in Always-on Low Power FPGAs with GW1NZ-ZV Device Production

07/01/2020, hardwarebee

SAN JOSE, Calif. and GUANGZHOU, China — January 6, 2020 — GOWIN Semiconductor Corp., the world’s fastest-growing programmable logic company, releases full production of their GW1NZ-ZV FPGA, offering 50% lower static power consumption over competing flash-based FPGAs at under 28μW.
 
Low power FPGAs have had a distinct advantage over

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PRO DESIGN Extends FPGA Based Prototyping Portfolio With proFPGA XCVU13P Module – Offering Highest Interface and System Performance

24/12/2019, hardwarebee

MUNICH — Dec. 19, 2019 — PRO DESIGN, leading supplier of FPGA based verification systems, today announced the release of its new XCVU13P FPGA module for its successful and innovative proFPGA product family of FPGA based prototyping solutions.
 
The proFPGA product series include the fastest and most flexible scalable

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