The Role of FPGAs in Automotive Technology

In the changing world of technology there is a ky element that stands out for its important role, in enabling advanced features and improving vehicle performance. Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs). These adaptable integrated circuits have transformed the sector giving vehicles levels of intelligence, safety, and efficiency.  Empowering Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) A major…

The Future of FPGAs in Aerospace: Advancements and Opportunities

Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) have always played a role in aerospace applications, providing unmatched flexibility and performance. With technology progressing, FPGAs are set to have a greater impact on shaping the future of aerospace. Enhanced Processing Capability A significant area of progress in FPGA technology is in enhancing processing power. The latest generations of…

What is a FPGA Board?

Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) are leading the way, in hardware design offering flexibility and customization. These versatile devices are transforming the electronics field empowering developers to create tailored solutions for applications. In the world of FPGA boards they play a role in enabling developers to harness the potential of FPGAs across different industries and…

AMD Discontinuing Older FPGAs

AMD declared the End of Life (EOL) for a number of CPLDs and FPGAs that started January 1, 2024. The affected models include the XC9500XL, CoolRunner and CoolRunner II CPLDs, along with the Spartan II and Spartan 3 FPGA families. These products that were twenty-five years old, were part of Xilinx’s lineup prior to AMDs…

Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale vs Altera Arria 10

In the dynamic landscape of FPGA technology, Xilinx (now owned by AMD), and Altera (now owned by Intel) have been at the forefront with their cutting-edge offerings. Kintex Ultrascale and Altera Arria 10 are notable FPGA families that have garnered significant attention from engineers and designers alike. These FPGA technology leaders have continually pushed the…

CPLDs vs. FPGAs: Understanding the Differences and Choosing the Right Solution

In the field of digital electronics and programmable logic, two prominent devices stand out for their versatility and performance: Complex Programmable Logic Devices (CPLDs) and Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs). Both CPLDs and FPGAs offer designers the ability to implement complex digital systems and provide flexibility in the face of evolving requirements. However, they differ in…

AMD Unveils Revolutionary VP1902

In a groundbreaking development, AMD has unleashed its latest innovation – the AMD VP1902, set to be the largest FPGA (Field-Programmable Gate Array) in the world. This colossal FPGA is specifically designed to emulate future silicon designs, ranging from small Systems on Chips (SoCs) like those found in Raspberry Pi devices to powerful next-generation accelerators…