FPGAs with 28-gigabit-per-second transceivers shipping from Altera for military communications, broadband
SAN JOSE, Calif., 25 Aug. 2011. Officials of field-programmable gate array (FPGA) specialist Altera Corp. (NASDAQ:ALTR) in San Jose, Calif., announced they are shipping what they say is the first FPGA with 28-gigabit-per-second transceivers for broadband applications in military communications systems, 40G/100G communications, and high-end test equipment. The Altera Stratix V GT FPGAs support growth in network traffic from Internet and Internet Protocol (IP)-based services and applications. Stratix V GT FPGAs are based on 28-nanometer process technology, and support backplane, optical module, and chip-to-chip applications through four 28-gigabit-per-second transceivers, 32 full-duplex 12.5-gigabit-per-second transceivers, and as many as four 72-bit DIMM DDR3 memory interfaces supporting 2133 megabits per second.
For more information contact Altera online at www.altera.com/stratix5.