Category Archives: FPGA Design

FPGA to ASIC Conversion Guide

14/07/2020, hardwarebee

This article will help you understand the steps required in converting your FPGA to an ASIC. The world of electronics and circuitry continues to grow and evolve every day, making significant process with each new advent and invention. When it comes to hardware, especially considering integrated circuits, it plays a

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Xilinx vs. Intel High-End FPGA Series Comparison

28/05/2020, hardwarebee

This article provides a comprehensive comparison between the high-performance FPGA family of both Xilinx (AMD) vs. Intel (Altera) and will help you chose your next FPGA chip wisely.
The document is divided into the following subsections with numerous subsections which dive deeper into each topic:

Feature comparison

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FPGA Basics

07/05/2020, hardwarebee

This document introduces the reader to one of the articles we have created to help with FPGA Basics. This article will enables FPGA designers to get through the first basics steps of FPGA programming.
FPGA Basics
As FPGA designs get more and more complex, therefore it is very

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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

This FPGA programming tutorial shows the must-follow FPGA programming steps to ensure that there are no pitfalls in the programming and execution of the FPGA. The tutorial is starting with a introduction to the FPGA technology and then describes the programming process of an FPGA. This FPGA programming tutorial will

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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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The Ultimate Guide 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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