Small, power-efficient FPGAs for context-aware mobile devices offered by Lattice Semiconductor

HILLSBORO, Ore., 11 Nov. 2013. Lattice Semiconductor Corp. in Hillsboro, Ore., is introducing the ultra-low-density iCE40 field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) for context-aware, ultra-low power mobile devices.

The iCE40 FPGA family comes in packages as small as 1.4 by 1.48 by 0.45 millimeters. With hard IP for strobe generators, I2C and SPI interfaces, the iCE40LM FPGAs deliver near-zero latency for context-aware systems with the real-time capturing of user and environmental inputs with minimal delay or error.

The small size of the iCE40 FPGAs enables integration of advanced functions such as IrDA, barcode emulation, and service LED in one chip with available logic for addition customer-defined functions, Lattice officials say.

Lattice has demonstrated the iCE40LM FPGA can reduce power consumption by 100 times over traditional application processor-only implementations to increase battery life.

The iCE40LM FPGAs give mobile device system architects the ability to add and customize sensor management functions and capabilities. The additions include the iCE40LM 4K, iCE40LM 2K, iCE40LM 1K FPGAs and consume little power, just under 1 milliwatt in active mode.

Meanwhile, the iCE40LP FPGA product line is being expanded through the addition of a 16-ball wafer-level chip-scaleW package for the iCE40LP 640 FPGA and iCE40LP 1K FPGA.

For more information contact Lattice Semiconductor online at www.latticesemi.com.

Easily post a comment below using your Linkedin, Twitter, Google or Facebook account.


The Innovation That Matters™ Quiz

Innovation is one of the key drivers in the Defense industry. View this short video of Leon Woo, VP of Engineering at Mercury Systems, on the role of innovation. Then, answer 3 simple questions correctly to be entered into a drawing to win an Eddie Bauer fleece jacket!

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR TWO MOST RECENT WINNERS. "Nick from SPARWAR" and "Bridget from AOC."


Featured Slideshow

Evolution of the American soldier

The American soldier has come a long way since the beginning of the Republic 237 years ago. While uniforms for early soldiers were based on cost and utility, soldiers' clothing eventually considered ballistic protection, increasing storage space, protection from poison gas and other contaminants.

Related Products

RR2P Removable Canister RAID System

Transportable data storage for mobile field use aboard planes, ships and ground transport. 2U, du...

API DC Link Power Film Capacitors

High reliability DC link capacitors for power inverter applications which require superior life e...

XPort9200 Conduction- or Air-Cooled 12-Channel High-Speed CAN Bus XMC or PMC

The XPort9200 is a conduction- or air-cooled 12-channel CAN bus XMC or PMC module. Each high-spee...

Related Companies

Winchester Systems Inc

At its founding in 1981, Winchester Systems introduced its first 5 MB disk system for Intel development system users....

API Technologies Corp

Who We Are API Technologies is a dominant technology provider of RF/microwave, microelectronics, and security technol...

Extreme Engineering Solutions Inc (X-ES)

 Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc. (X-ES) is a leader in the design, manufacture, and support of standard and ...
Wire News provided by   

Most Popular Articles

Webcasts

On Demand Webcasts

Engineering the VPX high-speed data path for physical and signal integrity

Join Arrow Electronics and TE Connectivity, for an overview webinar of the standards, technologies and trends involving VITA and TE.

Design Strategy Considerations for DO-178C Certified Multi-core Systems

Join Wind River to learn how system architecture and design choices can minimize your DO-178C certification challenges.

Sponsored by:

Flying, Sailing or Driving - The Rugged, Embedded Intel-based Server that goes where you need it!Flying Sailing or Driving

Leveraging the power of server-class processors is no longer relegated to the confines of data centers. Through several innovations, Mercury Systems has ruggedized Intel’s server-class chips for deployment. ...
Sponsored by:

social activity

All Access Sponsors


Mil & Aero Magazine

February 2014
Volume 25, Issue 2
file

Download Our Apps



iPhone

iPad

Android

Follow Us On...



Newsletters

Military & Aerospace Electronics

Weekly newsletter covering technical content, breaking news and product information
SUBSCRIBE

Defense Executive

Monthly newsletter covering business news and strategic insights for executive managers
SUBSCRIBE

Embedded Computing Report

Monthly newsletter covering news on embedded computing in aerospace, defense and industrial-rugged applications
SUBSCRIBE

Unmanned Vehicles

Monthly newsletter covering news updates for designers of unmanned vehicles
SUBSCRIBE