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May 28, 2015

Altera Announces Industry’s First 5G Algorithm Innovation Competition

Altera kicked-off this month the 2015 5G Algorithm Innovation Competition in China, the industry’s first university competition focused on the most advanced technology for communications networks of the future. (more)

May 19, 2015

Altera FPGAs Help Enable Deployment of Harris Corporation’s Latest Falcon III Wideband Tactical Radio

Altera today announced that its 28 nm Cyclone® V field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) have been chosen by Harris Corporation for its newest Falcon® III wideband tactical radio. (more)

May 18, 2015

Altera Speeds IEC 61508-compliant Designs with Certified 28 nm FPGAs and Toolflows

Altera today announced the availability of the latest version of its Industrial Functional Safety Data Package(Ver. 3), for systems designers using Altera field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs). The safety pack provides TÜV Rheinland-certified toolflows, IP and devices including Cyclone V FPGAs, enabling faster time for market for industrial safety solutions to IEC 61508 up to Safety Integrity Level 3 (SIL3). (more)

May 12, 2015

Mitsubishi Electric’s Next-Generation MELSEC iQ-R Series C Controller Powered by Altera SoCs to Enable Smarter Factories

Altera announced today Mitsubishi Electric selected Altera® Cyclone® V SoCs to power its next-generation of C controller for use in smart factory automation equipment. Cyclone V SoCs provide the C controller greater flexibility while delivering higher performance, increased functionality and enhanced network connectivity when compared to the previous generation’s microcontroller-based systems. (more)

May 11, 2015

Altera Announces New Spectra-Q Engine for Industry-leading Quartus II Software to Accelerate FPGA and SoC Design

Altera unveiled its Spectra-Q™ engine, a new technology at the heart of the company’s proven Quartus® II software, to improve design productivity and time-to-market for next-generation programmable devices. The Spectra-Q engine extends Altera’s Quartus II software leadership with new capabilities that deliver unprecedented compile time improvements, versatile and fast-tracked design entry, and drop-in IP integration. Now customers can design and implement at higher levels of abstraction for significantly faster design cycles to meet the next generation of design opportunities. Additional information on the Spectra-Q engine is available on the webpage. (more)

May 08, 2015

Altera Showcases System Design Solutions at RadarCon 2015

Altera is demonstrating its military radar systems solutions at the IEEE International Radar Conference(RadarCon) being held in Arlington, Virginia, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, May 10 – 15, 2015. Of particular note, Altera is highlighting its ultra-wideband channelizer with JESD204B interface with a signal generator, for the first time at RadarCon. Altera is also demonstrating its radar reference designs, and the company’s full portfolio of FPGA, SoC, Enpirion® power solutions, and software tools that support radar system design. (more)

May 07, 2015

Altera to Highlight Role of FPGAs in Designing Intelligent Vision Systems at the Embedded Vision Summit

Altera will demonstrate its FPGAs and software development tools for intelligent vision-related systems design at the Embedded Vision Summit on May 12, at the Santa Clara Convention Center. The event is organized by the Embedded Vision Alliance, a leading consortium in the field of computer-vision, and it features presentations by Altera and other technology leaders, in the areas of computer vision applications, technologies, techniques, and market trends. (more)

April 13, 2015

Altera Joins Industrial Internet Consortium to Influence Global Ecosystem for Internet of Things

Altera today announced the company has joined the Industrial Internet Consortium, a collaborative industry organization facilitating development of a global ecosystem for the Internet of Things (IoT). Specifically, Altera is working together with the consortium’s membership on technical roadmaps to build out the Industrial Internet, a network of intelligent devices and sensors between which data can be exchanged via different connectivity protocols to drive  productivity enhancements across a wide range of end-market applications. The promise of IoT is that this intelligent connected network will enable companies to create “smart” new business applications that deliver asset and operational optimization and streamline or automate existing processes. (more)

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