Category Archives: FPGA Design

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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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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iWave Systems Ultra-High-Performance FPGA Platforms for AI/ML accelerated Edge Computing in IoT applications

14/10/2019, hardwarebee

With the advent of IoT and the proliferation of connected embedded devices, one of the biggest challenges in developing competitive IoT solutions is the ability to bring intelligence at the Edge of the IoT networks. Edge computing is crucial in IoT applications as it paves the way for faster real-time

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Xilinx Announces Vitis – a Unified Software Platform Unlocking a New Design Experience for All Developers

02/10/2019, hardwarebee

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — XILINX DEVELOPER FORUM (XDF) AMERICAS 2019 – Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX), the leader in adaptive and intelligent computing, today announced Vitis™ (pronounced Vī-tis), a unified software platform that enables a broad new range of developers – including software engineers and AI scientists – to take advantage of the power

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Machine Learning FPGA Applications

01/10/2019, hardwarebee

Machine learning and artificial intelligence have quickly become some of the leading technologies for the present as well as for the near future.

Neural networks on FPGA chips are all the fad right now, and for good reason. A neural network works very similarly to how the

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How to Start with FPGA Programming?

18/09/2019, hardwarebee

FPGA programming

FPGA programming is a very broad topic that requires skills in a two main domains: hardware and software programming. In this article, we will describe the basis to any FPGA programming project, starting with an overview of FPGA technology, programming languages, the difference between software programming and FPGA programming and

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How to Choose an FPGA Development Board?

16/09/2019, hardwarebee

FPGA development board is a board centered around an FPGA that allows designers to test their FPGA code in the real world. Once have designed your FPGA by creating an HDL code, you need to test the code in real life on an FPGA board. An FPGA development board is

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Adding a CPU to your FPGA Design – Tutorial

09/09/2019, hardwarebee

Adding a CPU soft core to your FPGA design is quite easy and explained in this tutorial. Embedded systems based on FPGA can today enjoy from a rich variety of CPU soft cores. This allows FPGA designers to partition their design implementation between software and hardware and accelerate the development

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Intel Ships First 10nm Agilex FPGAs

02/09/2019, hardwarebee

August 30, 2019 — Intel today announced that it has begun shipments of the first Intel® Agilex® field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) to early access program customers. Participants in the early access program include Colorado Engineering Inc., Mantaro Networks, Microsoft and Silicom. These customers are using Agilex FPGAs to develop advanced

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Xilinx Announces the World’s Largest FPGA Featuring 9 Million System Logic Cells

22/08/2019, hardwarebee

Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX), the leader in adaptive and intelligent computing, today announced the expansion of its 16 nanometer (nm) Virtex® UltraScale+™ family to now include the world’s largest FPGA — the Virtex UltraScale+ VU19P. With 35 billion transistors, the VU19P provides the highest logic density and I/O count on

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