Low power LatticeECP4 FPGAs start shipping
June 08, 2012 // Paul Buckley
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation has begun shipping the highest density member of the company’s next generation LatticeECP4 FPGA family to select customers.
The highest density device in the family, the LatticeECP4-190, features 183K LUTs, 480 double data rate DSP multipliers (18x18), 5.8 Mbits of memory and twelve 6 Gbps SERDES channels, making it ideally suited for a broad range of cost- and power-sensitive wireless, wireline, video and computing applications. Lattice has released three flip-chip packages for the LatticeECP4-190 (676, 900 and 1152 pins) that are well suited for a wide range of applications.
The LatticeECP4-190 FPGA offers high-speed CPRI and SRIO 2.1 interfaces and double data rate digital signal processing (DSP) blocks for building heterogeneous wireless networks. The LatticeECP4 FPGAs facilitate rapid construction of the latest 3G/4G metro basestations, small cell stations, pico stations, microwave and millimeter-wave backhaul links.
The LatticeECP4-190 FPGA also provides wireline access developers with 36 embedded clock and data recovery (CDR) circuits to build high port density switches and routers using innovative low cost, low power FPGAs. The DSP blocks and a growing portfolio of third-party intellectual property cores and reference designs are also enabling video and surveillance camera customers to implement complex algorithms using affordable, mid-range FPGAs.
"With the silicon release of our LatticeECP4-190 devices, our customers can implement even more complex designs for wireless base stations and backhaul, wireline access, video and display applications and still benefit from the devices low power and economy," said Sean Riley, Lattice Corporate Vice President and General Manager, Infrastructure Business Unit. The next generation LatticeECP4 FPGA family brings premium features to infrastructure customers while maintaining industry-leading low power and low cost.All news
XCore architecture attracts Bosch investment
July 22, 2014
British fabless semiconductor maker XMOS Ltd, provider of multicore microcontrollers, has successfully completed a series ...
Steep growth for thermoelectric energy harvesting, says Infinergia Consulting
AMS, Dialog merger talks fail
MIT wrist-robot adds extra fingers
Li-ion batteries market for EVs to quadruple in a decade
Monolithic Power Systems signs with Avnet Memec
July 22, 2014
Monolithic Power Systems (MPS) and Avnet Memec have agreed on a Pan-European value-added distribution partnership.
Thoughts on energy harvesting for wearable equipment
Will laser ignition replace the venerable spark plug?
Merger creates powerhouse in micro imaging software
- Testing GPS with a Simulator
- DSM presents: Select the best plastic for DDR4
- Dual 13A μModule Regulator with Digital Interface for Remote Monitoring & Control of Power
- Exploring the Business Model Evolution of High-Tech Equipment Manufacturers
InterviewCEO interview: China, not Apple, is way to go, says mCube CEO
Ben Lee, CEO of MEMS startup mCube, explains why he wants to spend $37 million on being a supplier of sensors to Chinese ODMs and avoiding a design win with Apple or Samsung.
Filter WizardCheck out the Filter Wizard Series of articles by Filter Guru Kendall Castor-Perry which provide invaluable practical Analog Design guidelines.
Linear video channel
READER OFFERRead more
This month, Altium Ltd is offering EETimes Europe's readers the chance to win one TASKING VX-Toolset for ARM Cortex-M Premium Edition, normally licensed for 2.395 Euros, for ultra-rapid prototyping and code development around ARM Cortex-M based microcontrollers.
The VX-toolset for ARM is the first TASKING compiler suite to receive the Software Platform technology, which is seamlessly...Read more
December 15, 2011 | Texas instruments | 222901974
Unique Ser/Des technology supports encrypted video and audio content with full duplex bi-directional control channel over a single wire interface.