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August 26, 2014

Full Compliance with Military Temperature Specification Planned for Altera 20 nm FPGA and SoC Devices

Altera today announced military temperature (Mil Temp) qualification plans for its newest 20 nm Arria® 10 FPGAs and SoCs, which will be qualified for extreme temperature environments (-55C to 125C ambient). In addition to the ratings, Altera can provide guidelines on speed grades, protocols, and external memory interfaces best suited to specific applications. All devices will be characterized, qualified and tested by Altera, providing reduced and reliable lead times. Customers can receive notifications, access ratings, and the Military Temperature brochure by setting up an account through the myAltera Military Portal. (more)

August 18, 2014

Altera Releases Quartus II Software Arria 10 Edition v14.0

Altera today released Quartus® II software Arria® 10 edition v14.0, the industry’s most advanced 20 nm FPGA and SoC design environment. Altera’s proven Quartus II software delivers the fastest compile times and enables the highest performance for 20 nm FPGA and SoC designs in the industry. Customers can further accelerate their Arria 10 FPGA and SoC design cycles by using the broad portfolio of 20 nm-optimized IP cores included in this latest software release.
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August 04, 2014

Altera to Demonstrate FPGA Technologies at Flash Memory Summit 2014

Altera today announced it will demonstrate its programmable logic technology and present in multiple technology sessions at the Flash Memory Summit at the Santa Clara Convention Center, taking place August 5 to 7, 2014. Attendees can stop by the Altera booth #621 to learn more about using field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) as accelerators in the data center and to enable storage and memory virtualization. Altera representatives will also offer tutorials on high performance flash applications over the three-day-long event.
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August 04, 2014

Altera Enables Customer Design Starts for 14 nm Stratix 10 FPGAs and SoCs

Building on the success of early customer benchmarking results announced earlier this year, Altera today released early access design software for Stratix® 10 FPGAs and SoCs, the industry’s first design software targeting 14-nm FPGAs. Customers today can start their Stratix 10 designs and experience firsthand the 2X core performance gains they can achieve as a result of the Stratix 10 HyperFlex™ architecture and the Intel 14 nm Tri-Gate process. With this design software, Altera introduces the Hyper-Aware design flow which includes the innovative Fast Forward Compilation capability that allows customers to perform rapid design performance exploration and attain breakthrough levels of performance. (more)

July 22, 2014

Altera Ranks Among Top 25 Greenest Companies in U.S.

Altera announced today it has ranked #24 on the Newsweek Magazine 2014 Green Rankings of more than 500 U.S. companies. Newsweek’s annual Green Rankings are one of the world’s most recognized assessments of corporate sustainability and environmental impact. Newsweek evaluated companies on eight specific indicators, including conservation and sustainability efforts in the areas of energy, carbon, water, and waste productivity. (more)

July 21, 2014

Altera Joins the Embedded Vision Alliance

Altera today announced it has joined the Embedded Vision Alliance (EVA), an industry group that brings together providers of the technology used to create practical applications of computer vision. Altera will offer the group its insights on programmable logic technologies that enable systems designers to use FPGAs, SoCs, IP, and design tools for embedded vision applications in the industrial, surveillance, automotive, military, broadcasting and consumer sectors. (more)

June 30, 2014

Altera SDK for OpenCL Development Flow Delivers Prototypes in Minutes

Altera today dramatically simplified a programmer’s ability to accelerate algorithms in FPGAs. The Altera SDK for OpenCL version 14.0 includes a programmer-familiar rapid prototyping design flow that enables users to prototype designs in minutes on an FPGA accelerator board. Altera, along with its board partners, further accelerate the development of FPGA-based applications by offering reference designs, reference platforms and FPGA development boards that are supported by Altera’s OpenCL solution. These reference platforms also streamline the development of custom FPGA accelerators to meet specific application requirements. (more)

June 30, 2014

Altera Delivering the Industry’s Fastest Compile Times with Quartus II Software Version 14.0

Altera today released its Quartus® II software version 14.0, the FPGA industry’s #1 software in performance and productivity. Altera maintains its software leadership position for FPGA and SoC designs with this latest release by delivering 2X faster compile times on average over the closest competitor’s design tool suite.
 

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