Altera – FPGA CPLD Structured ASIC
Altera is one of the pioneers of Programmable Logic, following notable early leaders Signetics and MMI in introducing PLDs.
Altera develops many features that are geared towards system-on-a-programmable-chip (SOPC) capability. Some of the more recent examples include embedded memory, embedded processors, and high-speed transceivers.
MAX 10 FPGAs are built on TSMC’s 55 nm embedded NOR flash technology, enabling instant-on functionality. Integrated features include analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) and dual configuration flash allowing you to store and dynamically switch between two images on a single chip.
Analog blocks—Integrated analog blocks with ADCs and temperature sensor provide lower latency and reduced board space with more flexible sample-sequencing.
DSP blocks—As the first non-volatile FPGA with DSP, MAX 10 FPGAs are ideal for high-performance, high-precision applications using integrated 18×18 multipliers.
Altera 10M08 Evaluation kit provides easy access to the FPGA’s I/O and ADC block and interfaces to potentiometer, LEDs, push-buttons, switches and several different connectors for expansion.
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Updated May 2015