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Actel offers Linux-compatible OS for Smartfusion

Actel has launched Unison, an ultra-tiny, Linux-compatible OS that gives developers the option for Linux-based embedded design when using Smartfusion intelligent mixed-signal FPGAs.

News from Electronicstalk, 25 August 2010

Design environment platforms support Windows 7

Actel's Libero Integrated Design Environment (IDE) v9.0 Service Packs 1 and 2 offer support for Windows 7, as well as new features for Smartfusion intelligent mixed signal FPGAs and RTAX-DSP FPGAs.

News from Electronicstalk, 18 August 2010

Hardware programmer supports Actel's flash FPGAs

Actel has launched Flashpro4, a hardware programmer supporting the company's flash FPGAs, which include the Igloo series, the Proasic3 series, the Smartfusion series and the Actel Fusion series.

News from Electronicstalk, 30 July 2010

CoreFFT IP can be used in spaceflight applications

Actel has launched CoreFFT v4.0, an intellectual property core providing Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) capabilities to DSP solutions in high-reliability, radiation-tolerant spaceflight applications.

News from Electronicstalk, 21 July 2010

Actel extends Core8051s support for FPGAs

Actel has extended Core8051s support for its line of high-reliability Axcelerator, radiation-tolerant RTAX and low-power Igloo FPGAs.

News from Electronicstalk, 3 December 2009

Actel launches Firmware Catalogue

Actel has released its Firmware Catalogue for locating and generating firmware with IP cores used in Actel embedded processor-based low-power Igloo, ProASIC3 or Fusion mixed-signal FPGA designs.

News from Electronicstalk, 28 September 2009

Actel announces RTAX-DSP prototype FPGAs

Actel has announced the availability of RTAX-DSP prototype FPGAs, enabling hardware demonstration and timing validation of designs targeted to Actel's RTAX-DSP space-flight FPGAs.

News from Electronicstalk, 4 September 2009

Power manager highlights Fusion benefits

Actel has announced the availability of its free Mixed-Signal Power Manager (MPM).

News from Electronicstalk, 16 July 2009

Actel releases Igloo Plus starter kit

Actel has announced the low-cost Igloo Plus starter kit.

News from Electronicstalk, 6 April 2009

Actel unveils Fusion Embedded Development Kit

Actel has introduced the Fusion Embedded Development Kit, which is intended to enable system designers to quickly and cost-effectively prototype a full system-on-a-chip design.

News from Electronicstalk, 12 March 2009

IP core gains DO-254 certification

Actel has announced that the Barco Silex BA511 ARINC 429 IP core, targeted for ProASIC3 FPGAs, has been DO-254 certified through implementations in multiple safety-critical avionics applications.

News from Electronicstalk, 17 December 2008

Libero IDE v8.5 supports Igloo and ProASIC3 FPGAs

Actel has brought out the Libero Integrated Design Environment (IDE) version 8.5, which extends support for the nano versions of Igloo and ProASIC3 field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs).

News from Electronicstalk, 15 December 2008

Epson's P-7000 and P-6000 incorporate Proasic3

Seiko Epson will use Actel's Proasic3 FPGAs in Epson's P-7000 and P-6000 multimedia storage viewers.

News from Electronicstalk, 10 December 2008

Fusion and Igloo FPGAs stay ahead of the trend

Actel has announced that its mixed-signal Fusion and low-power Igloo and Proasic3 families are helping designers of medical equipment stay ahead of the miniaturisation and portability trend.

News from Electronicstalk, 15 October 2008

Actel launches FPGAs for space flight

Actel has introduced radiation-tolerant, flash-based FPGAs for space-flight applications.

News from Electronicstalk, 18 September 2008

Aerospace certification is first for FPGA vendor

Actel's SAE/AS9100 certification eases the part acquisition process for aerospace and avionics customers around the world.

News from Electronicstalk, 25 August 2008

Low-power FPGAs qualify for military duties

Ranging in density from 600,000 to 3-million system gates, Actel's low-power military-temperature ProASIC3 and ProASIC3L FPGAs deliver 64bit 66MHz PCI performance.

News from Electronicstalk, 14 August 2008

Development environment helps cut power

Enhancements enable easy comparisons of multiple design scenarios and their resulting power consumption and battery life implications.

News from Electronicstalk, 5 August 2008

Quality certification puts FPGAs on the road

Important ISO certification ensures that quality management system follows best practices for the automotive industry and provides a process for continual improvement.

News from Electronicstalk, 21 July 2008

Plug-in cards speed specific FPGA designs

HMI and miniature motor control daughtercards enable designers to shave months off of their design time and easily meet the most stringent power budgets.

News from Electronicstalk, 13 May 2008

  • Design environment helps cut power consumption
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