Category Archives: FPGA Design

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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Xilinx Powers Baidu’s Production-Ready ACU-Advanced Platform for Automated Valet Parking

23/12/2019, hardwarebee

CHANGSHA, China, Dec. 19, 2019 – (Baidu 2019 Apollo Ecosystem Event) – Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX), the leader in adaptive and intelligent computing, today announced that the Xilinx® Automotive (XA) Zynq® UltraScale+™ MPSoC (XAZU5EV) is powering Baidu’s production-ready Apollo Computing Unit (ACU)-Advanced platform for Automated Valet Parking (AVP), the industry’s first dedicated computing solution

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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 FPGA 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)

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