mobile | classic
Dataweek Electronics & Communications Technology Magazine





Follow us on:
Follow us on Facebook Share via Twitter Share via LinkedIn


Search...

Electronics Buyers' Guide

Electronics Manufacturing & Production Handbook 2019


 

Lattice boosts performance of iCE40 FPGAs
9 November 2016, Programmable Logic

Lattice Semiconductor has expanded its iCE40 Ultra range of FPGAs to include the iCE40 UltraPlus family. The new devices deliver eight times more memory (1,1 Mbit RAM), twice the digital signal processors (8x DSPs), and improved I/Os over previous generations. Available in multiple package sizes, the programmable nature of iCE40 UltraPlus is ideal for smartphones, wearables, drones, 360° cameras, human-machine interfaces (HMIs) and industrial automation, and security and surveillance products.

The FPGAs are well suited for voice recognition, gesture recognition, image recognition, haptics, graphics acceleration, signal aggregation, I³C bridging and more. This brings added intelligence to smartphones and IoT edge products, such as wearables and home audio assisted devices, to be always on, always listening and ready to instantly process commands locally without going to the cloud.

iCE40 UltraPlus positions itself as a mobile heterogeneous computing (MHC) technology, a paradigm concentrated around a highly energy-efficient method for computing algorithms quickly and locally using dissimilar processors to offload power hungry application processors (APs) in battery-powered devices. More DSPs offer the ability to compute higher-quality algorithms, while increased memory allows data to be buffered for longer low-power states. The flexible I/Os enable a more distributed heterogeneous processing architecture. This combination provides flexibility to enable OEMs and the ‘maker’ market to quickly deliver key innovations, such as always-on sensor buffers and acoustic beam forming.

For more information contact Marian Ledgerwood, Future Electronics, +27 (0)21 421 8292, marian.ledgerwood@futureelectronics.com, www.futureelectronics.com


Credit(s)
Supplied By: Future Electronics
Tel: +27 21 421 8292
Fax: 086 623 4522
Email: craig.hemmes@futureelectronics.com
www: www.futureelectronics.com
  Share on Facebook Share via Twitter Share via LinkedIn    

Further reading:

  • RF coaxial IDC connectors
    28 August 2019, Future Electronics, Interconnection
    AVX has released new wire-to-board RF coaxial IDC connectors for industrial and automotive applications. The initial release of the new 00-6791 Series is comprised of two small, single-piece solutions ...
  • FPGA video and image processing ecosystem
    26 June 2019, Altron Arrow, Programmable Logic
    Microchip Technology, via its Microsemi subsidiary, announced its Smart Embedded Vision initiative that provides solutions for designing intelligent machine vision systems with Microchip’s low-power PolarFire ...
  • Time-to-digital converter
    29 May 2019, Future Electronics, Analogue, Mixed Signal, LSI
    ams has introduced the AS6500, a new high-resolution time-to-digital converter (TDC) featuring CMOS inputs and compact packaging for use in space- and cost-constrained applications. It can measure time ...
  • Power modules for EVs
    27 February 2019, Future Electronics, Power Electronics / Power Management
    ON Semiconductor has launched new automotive intelligent power modules (IPMs) that offer high power density and overall performance in on-board charging (OBC) and other high-voltage DC-DC conversion applications ...
  • RISC-V based FPGA architecture
    30 January 2019, Altron Arrow, Programmable Logic
    Microchip, via its Microsemi Corporation subsidiary, announced an extension to its Mi-V ecosystem by unveiling the architecture for a new class of SoC FPGAs at the RISC-V Summit during December 2018. ...
  • Time-of-flight proximity sensor
    30 January 2019, Future Electronics, Analogue, Mixed Signal, LSI
    ams has introduced a 1D time-of-flight distance measurement and proximity sensing module that is ideal for implementing presence detection, for example to trigger the operation of a facial recognition ...
  • RFSoC architecture by Xilinx
    14 November 2018, Avnet South Africa, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT, Programmable Logic
    Xilinx rolled out its Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC family, an architecture integrating the RF signal chain into a system-on-chip (SoC) for high-performance RF applications. Based on the 16 nm UltraScale+ ...
  • TDC for single-beam laser systems
    14 November 2018, Future Electronics, Analogue, Mixed Signal, LSI
    The new AS6501 from ams is a two-channel time-to-digital converter (TDC) which enables high-speed scanning and high precision in single-beam optical ranging equipment and medical imaging systems. It features ...
  • RISC-V based FPGA architecture
    14 November 2018, Altron Arrow, Programmable Logic
    Microchip, via its Microsemi Corporation subsidiary, announced an extension to its Mi-V ecosystem by unveiling the architecture for a new class of SoC FPGAs at the RISC-V Summit during December 2018. ...
  • Highly sensitive colour sensor
    12 September 2018, Future Electronics, Opto-Electronics
    ams announced the release of a new XYZ ‘tri-stimulus’ colour sensor – the AS73211 – which provides enhanced optical characteristics because of its filter-on-glass technology. It offers light and colour ...
  • Flash memory for industrial and automotive
    15 August 2018, Future Electronics, DSP, Micros & Memory
    Cypress Semiconductor unveiled its Semper NOR Flash memory family that delivers a combination of safety and reliability for automotive and industrial applications. The memory is architected and designed ...
  • High-voltage amplifiers
    18 July 2018, Future Electronics, Analogue, Mixed Signal, LSI
    Texas Instruments introduced three new amplifiers with maximum supply voltages ranging from 27 V to 36 V, whose combination of high speed and high precision allows designers to create more accurate circuits ...

 
 
         
Contact:
Technews Publishing (Pty) Ltd
1st Floor, Stabilitas House
265 Kent Ave, Randburg, 2194
South Africa
Publications by Technews
Dataweek Electronics & Communications Technology
Electronics Buyers’ Guide (EBG)

Hi-Tech Security Solutions
Hi-Tech Security Business Directory

Motion Control in Southern Africa
Motion Control Buyers’ Guide (MCBG)

South African Instrumentation & Control
South African Instrumentation & Control Buyers’ Guide (IBG)
Other
Terms & conditions of use, including privacy policy
PAIA Manual





 

         
    Classic | Mobile

Copyright © Technews Publishing (Pty) Ltd. All rights reserved.