Category Archives: FPGA Design

Xilinx to Acquire Solarflare

28/04/2019, hardwarebee

Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX), the leader in adaptive and intelligent computing, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Solarflare Communications, Inc., an Irvine, Calif.-based privately-held company. Solarflare is a leading provider of high-performance, low latency networking solutions for customers spanning FinTech to cloud computing. The

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Intel Acquires Omnitek, Strengthens FPGA Video and Vision Offering

17/04/2019, hardwarebee

Intel Corporation today announced the acquisition of Omnitek, a leading provider of optimized video and vision FPGA IP solutions. Omnitek’s technology enables customized high-performance vision and artificial intelligence (AI) inferencing capabilities on FPGAs for customers across a range of end markets. Omnitek’s IP addresses demanding application requirements in areas such

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Overview of Lookup Tables (LUT) in FPGA Design

17/04/2019, hardwarebee

FPGAs are reconfigurable chips that are made up of individual logic blocks, each of which is composed of a flip flop and a Lookup Table (LUT).
 

 
You might have heard of the Lookup table (LUT) being referred to here and there and wondered what it does. if you

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Quick Overview to FPGA Architecture

04/03/2019, hardwarebee

More and more companies are using FPGAs as a key component in their electronic product. If you are reading this article, you are probably interested in learning more about FPGA architecture.
 
So, let us dive into the very basics of FPGA architecture.
 
What is an FPGA?
 
An FPGA,

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FPGA vs GPU, What to Choose?

27/02/2019, hardwarebee

Whenever you are starting a new project, one of the first steps is to determine what technologies you will be needing in order to start the development process, knowing that you will meet the target cost and performance. In fact, today there are several technologies to choose from, but as an

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The Ultimate Guide to FPGA Design Flow

17/02/2019, hardwarebee

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This article describes the entire FPGA design flow along with the various steps required in designing an FPGA — from the very beginning to the stage where the design can be upload to the FPGA. But before that, let’s first introduce the FPGA technology very quickly.
 
A Field Programmable

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Top 10 FPGA Advantages

10/02/2019, hardwarebee

FPGAs or Field Programmable Gate Arrays are semiconductor chips which are exactly as the name suggests – gate arrays that be configured in the field by the designer based on their needs. It consists of many configurable logic blocks which can be programmed based on what functions the designer requires

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Arastu Systems announces FPGA Implementation for their Low Latency Switch Solution

08/02/2019, hardwarebee

Arastu Systems, a product engineering company, today announces the successful implementation of their Ethernet 1G/10G Digital Soft IP Solution on a 4-Port Xilinx FPGA Platform. The solution is specifically designed for Time-Critical applications such as Financial Trading Systems, which demands lower latency, as negligence even by a millisecond can be

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FPGA vs. CPU – What is the difference

04/02/2019, hardwarebee

So, you need to design a digital circuit, but you are not sure whether to choose FPGA vs CPU. In some cases, you can implement the exact same functionality using a CPU or an FPGA but not at the same cost and speed.
 
This article will help you understand the

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Hardent and Xilinx Collaborate to Deliver Complete 8K Ready DisplayPort 1.4 IP Subsyste

01/02/2019, hardwarebee

Hardent, a leading provider of video compression IP cores and Certified member of the Xilinx Alliance Program, today announced the launch of a new DisplayPort™ 1.4 IP subsystem solution developed in collaboration with Xilinx. The VESA-compliant IP subsystem combines Xilinx DisplayPort 1.4 IP and Hardent VESA Display Stream Compression (DSC)

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