WEBINAR: Taking eFPGA Security to the Next Level

WEBINAR: Taking eFPGA Security to the Next Level
by Daniel Nenni on 10-03-2022 at 6:00 am

SemiWiki Flex Logix Intrinsic-ID Webinar

We have written about eFPGA and for six years now and security even longer so it is natural to combine these two very important topics. Last month we covered the partnership between Flex Logix and Intrinsic ID, and the related white paper. Both companies are SemiWiki partners, so we were able to provide more depth and color:

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Podcast EP102: A Brief History of eFPGA with Geoff Tate of Flex Logic

Podcast EP102: A Brief History of eFPGA with Geoff Tate of Flex Logic
by Daniel Nenni on 08-19-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Geoff Tate, CEO and Co-founder of Flex Logix. Geoff explains the embedded FPGA market, including some history, applications and challenges to deliver a product that customers really want. He provides some very relevant background on why Flex Logix has been so successful in this market, and what lies ahead.

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Flex Logix Partners With Intrinsic ID To Secure eFPGA Platform

Flex Logix Partners With Intrinsic ID To Secure eFPGA Platform
by Kalar Rajendiran on 08-11-2022 at 6:00 am

SoC Block Diagram with EFLX and QuiddiKey

While the ASIC market has always had its advantages over alternate solutions, it has faced boom and bust cycles typically driven by high NRE development costs and time to market lead times. During the same time, the FPGA market has been consistently bringing out more and more advanced products with each new generation. With very… Read More


Podcast EP98: How Menta is revolutionizing embedded FPGA deployment

Podcast EP98: How Menta is revolutionizing embedded FPGA deployment
by Daniel Nenni on 08-05-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Dr. Yoan Dupret, the Managing Director and CTO of Menta – a leader in embedded FPGA IP cores for chips and smart sensors. Yoan explores the impact Menta’s embedded FPGAs are having on current designs. The reasons for Menta’s success and where the impact will be in the future are both discussed as well.… Read More


Time is of the Essence for High-Frequency Traders

Time is of the Essence for High-Frequency Traders
by Dave Bursky on 06-27-2022 at 10:00 am

Figure Simplified block diagram of Multiprotocol PMA from Silicon Creations

In the world of financial trading, nanoseconds count. The faster a trade can be accomplished, the more money a trader can make. Getting a trade in before a competitor also results in improved profits. What does this have to do with the partnership deal recently inked between Silicon Creations and Achronix? Plenty. The two companies… Read More


How to Cut Costs of Conversational AI by up to 90%

How to Cut Costs of Conversational AI by up to 90%
by Dave Bursky on 06-20-2022 at 10:00 am

20 Tbps 2D NoC

The burgeoning use of conversational artificial intelligence (CAI) in consumer and business applications places a heavy computational burden on both front-end and back-end systems that provide the natural language processing (NLP). NLP systems rely on deep learning (a subset of machine learning) to automate speech recognition,… Read More


High Efficiency Edge Vision Processing Based on Dynamically Reconfigurable TPU Technology

High Efficiency Edge Vision Processing Based on Dynamically Reconfigurable TPU Technology
by Kalar Rajendiran on 05-02-2022 at 6:00 am

Fast model evolution Flexibility is key

While many tough problems relating to computing have been solved over the years, vision processing is still challenging in many ways. Cheng Wang, Co-Founder and CTO of FlexLogix Technologies gave a talk on the topic of edge vision processing at Linley’s Spring 2022 conference. During that talk he references how Gerald Sussman… Read More


A Flexible and Efficient Edge-AI Solution Using InferX X1 and InferX SDK

A Flexible and Efficient Edge-AI Solution Using InferX X1 and InferX SDK
by Kalar Rajendiran on 11-18-2021 at 6:00 am

15 Transformer vs Traditional CNN 2

The Linley Group held its Fall Processor Conference 2021 last week. There were several informative talks from various companies updating the audience on the latest research and development work happening in the industry. The presentations were categorized as per their focus, under eight different sessions. The sessions topics… Read More


Five Reasons Why a High Performance Reconfigurable SmartNIC Demands a 2D NoC

Five Reasons Why a High Performance Reconfigurable SmartNIC Demands a 2D NoC
by Kalar Rajendiran on 11-04-2021 at 6:00 am

6 Reason 1 High Bandwidth 6

As part of their webinar series, SemiWiki hosted one in June with the title “Five Reasons Why a High Performance Reconfigurable SmartNIC Demands a 2D NoC.” The talk by given by Scott Schweitzer, Sr. Manager, Product Planning at Achronix. Scott is a lifelong technology evangelist and focuses on recognizing technology trends and… Read More


Take the Achronix Speedster7t FPGA for a Test Drive in the Lab

Take the Achronix Speedster7t FPGA for a Test Drive in the Lab
by Mike Gianfagna on 10-19-2021 at 10:00 am

Take the Achronix Speedster7t FPGA for a Test Drive in the Lab

Achronix is known for its high-performance FPGA solutions. In this post, I’ll explore the Speedster7T FPGA. This FPGA family is optimized for high-bandwidth workloads and eliminates performance bottlenecks with an innovative architecture. Built on TSMC’s 7nm FinFET process, the family delivers ASIC-level performance … Read More