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Mobile-Influenced FPGAs Going Broad

Mobile-Influenced FPGAs Going Broad

Posted 04/17/2018 by Hussein Osman

The complexity of implementing intelligent Edge solutions is causing many issues for designers, including accommodating devices with new and legacy interfaces in a variety of applications. Some of these applications also require compute engines capable of processing data collected at low power and cost.

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Form Follows Function – Selecting the Best Lattice FPGA

Form Follows Function – Selecting the Best Lattice FPGA

Posted 04/03/2018 by Gordon Hands

You may be asking yourself, “What does a nineteenth century architect have to do with FPGAs?” A key decision facing many system architects is which FPGA families to use in their next project. Lattice currently offers four classes of FPGAs: iCE, ECP, Mach and CrossLink. It is often tempting to think of FPGAs as just a blank canvas, ready to be filled with digital logic.

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Bringing VR Experiences to Life with Positional Tracking Technology

Bringing VR Experiences to Life with Positional Tracking Technology

Posted 03/20/2018 by Ying Chen

Virtual reality (VR) is more than just captivating displays with fancy 3D graphics. Fluid feedback of users’ gestures, postures, movements and position is pivotal for a complete immersive experience. If the user’s actions cannot be quickly and accurately tracked, it would be impossible to realize the fighting scene...

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Lattice Radiant Software

Lattice Radiant Software: Full-featured Tool Suite for Edge Designs

Posted 03/06/2018 by Choon-Hoe Yeoh

We recently introduced our next generation FPGA design software: Lattice Radiant software. Embracing our corporate mission of enabling edge connectivity and computing designs, the Radiant software was specifically created for the development of edge applications. It is a full-featured FPGA design tool suite and yet simple to use.

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SecuraShot

Designing a Wearable Body Camera with a Wireless Connector

Posted 02/20/2018 by Ehren Achee, CTO at SecuraShot Technologies

We knew what we wanted, but didn’t know how to get to a solution. We wanted to offer police officers a fully connector-less, robust body camera that could be worn throughout an entire work shift and still operate. The issue was that the camera would be capturing a lot of data throughout the day, so getting this information out without a mechanical connector had us scratching our heads. That is, until we learned about Lattice’s Snap short range wireless link technology.

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CES 2018

CES 2018: Enter the Era of Intelligent Edge Devices

Posted 01/23/2018 by Elena Champion

Were you impressed by the products and technologies showcased at CES 2018? This year’s event promised to “WHOA” attendees with new gadgets from industry giants and startups alike. From the slightly odd to the “where have you been all of my life” devices, this year’s CES focused on infusing intelligence into as many aspects of our lives as possible.

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HDMI 2.1 eARC Technology

What is the HDMI 2.1 eARC Feature?

Posted 01/02/2018 by Marshall Goldberg

Have you heard of a new HDMI 2.1 feature called eARC? It will ensure that your AV receiver (AVR) or sound bar will be compatible with future HDMI 2.1 devices, such as TVs, game consoles, set top boxes, and DVD players.

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The Evolution of Computing

The Evolution of Computing

Posted 12/19/2017 by Darin Billerbeck, President and CEO, Lattice Semiconductor

The first “computer” I ever owned was a slide rule. By today’s standards you could say my pencil served as my terminal and the slide rule was my computing agent. People laugh about it now, but my trusty slide rule served its purpose. In the business world, server-based computing was all the rage. Those early systems represented some of the first centralized computing architectures.

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Smart Wireless Broadband Technology for Smart Cities

Smart Wireless Broadband Technology for Smart Cities

Posted 12/05/2017 by Neil Bullock

The next generation of wireless communications equipment will need to be able to integrate with traffic lights, street lights and bus stops. It must become smaller, lighter, low-power. It must also become more modular to accommodate a wide range of services, from 5G to metro Wi-Fi to NB-IO, and make it easier to integrate and deploy in new systems.

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Not Your Father’s FPGA

Not Your Father’s FPGA

Posted 11/21/2017 by Doug Hunter

I keep running into engineers who say “we can’t use FPGAs because they are too big, power hungry, and expensive!” While that’s true for many FPGAs, there are some FPGAs which defy the size, power, and cost stereotype. Thanks to these pioneers, FPGAs are no longer limited to network centers and are now becoming pervasive in edge devices you interact with daily.

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