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Product category: Programmable Logic Devices
News Release from: Actel Europe | Subject: ProASIC3 and ProASIC3E families
Edited by the Electronicstalk Editorial Team on 25 January 2005

Flash FPGAs break the price barrier

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The ProASIC3 and ProASIC3E families are Actel's third-generation of Flash-based programmable logic solutions and billed as the world's lowest-cost field-programmable gate arrays.

The ProASIC3 and ProASIC3E families are Actel's third-generation of Flash-based programmable logic solutions and billed as the world's lowest-cost field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) With the ProASIC3/E families, Actel addresses strong market demand for full-featured, cost-effective FPGAs for consumer, automotive and other price-sensitive application areas

This "value-based" segment represents the fastest growing component of the FPGA market and is estimated to be $500 million this year.

"Over the past 10 years, Flash technology has evolved into a disruptive technology, dramatically impacting every application it has touched", said John East, President and CEO of Actel.

"For example, Flash technology has transformed cellphon