Automated FPGA to ASIC Conversion with Zero NRE
February 09, 2011 // Gal Gilat, KaiSemi Ltd. // 0 commentsDownload White Paper 326Ko
FPGA design suits a fast time-to-market product, while its chip cost is high. ASIC design or traditional FPGA to ASIC design involve high resources cost, while the chip cost is low. This paper presents a smooth automated conversion from FPGA to ASIC which is seamless to customer resources, while being dedicated to cost optimization. FPGA cost overheads are tackled by addressing three aspects: redundant die area, pricing of various fab process and production material.The paper analyzes the risks, complexity, lead-times and costs involved with FPGA and FPGA-to-ASIC conversion options.
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