2017-02-17 - Microsemi

Flash-based FPGAs pack 12.7Gbps SerDes transceivers

In collaboration with Silicon Creations, Microsemi has developed a 12.7Gbps transceiver optimised to offer total power of less than 90mW at 10Gbps.

2017-02-08 - Aquantia

Chip transmits 4K60 video across 10G Ethernet

Aquantia and AptoVision’s single-chip device transmits true 4K60 video via 10G Ethernet networks and standard category cable with zero frame latency.

2017-01-18 - Glen Chenier

Caught up in FPGA migration misery

There are software tools to migrate the existing designs to new FPGAs--simply program and pop in the new part. But can migration tools be trusted?

2017-01-09 - Gary Yu

Utilising Stratix IV interface in 14-bit ADC

The Stratix GX device includes a built-in serialiser/deserialiser circuit that supports high speed LVDS interfaces at data rates of up to 1.6Gbps.

2016-12-21 - Lattice Semiconductor

Programmable FPGA features integrated 1.1Mb SRAM

Lattice Semi has introduced iCE40 UltraPlus FPGA with 1.1Mbit RAM, 8xDSPs and responsiveness needed in smartphones and audio-assisted devices.

2016-12-06 - Xilinx

Xilinx touts FPGA stacks to help it catch the cloud

The reconfigurable acceleration stack speeds things up at 6x the efficiency of other FPGAs, claims Xilinx.

2016-10-05 - Maxim Integrated Products

PLC boosts productivity for Industry 4.0 apps

The Pocket IO decreases form factor by an additional 2.5x and reduces power consumption by another 30%.

2016-10-02 - Xilinx

Xilinx expands FPGA, SoC lineup for industrial IoT

The Spartan-7 family offers a 28nm-based FPGA in an 8mm x 8mm package.

2016-09-04 - Mufaddal Saifee & Jaymin Patel

Coding consideration for pipeline flip-flops

To achieve better performance, designs nowadays have their data pipelined through chains of flip-flops.

- Mufaddal Saifee, Jaymin Patel

Making a reset usage strategy in ASIC/FPGA designs

The need for reset is governed by the system design and application, and various data and control paths are designed to use a reset signal.