Issue No.08 - August (2009 vol.42)
John Lach , Charles L. Brown Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Virginia
Vinu Vijay Kumar , Texas Instruments
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2009.244
Hybrid FPGAs and structured ASICs make it possible to amortize nonrecurring engineering costs across multiple products, but such platforms have high area, performance, and power penalties. A new technique provides the flexibility to implement many product instances while maintaining the qualities of custom ASICs.
Nonrecurring engineering costs, FPGAs, ASICs, High-level synthesis
John Lach, Vinu Vijay Kumar, "Application-Specific Product Generics", Computer, vol.42, no. 8, pp. 64-74, August 2009, doi:10.1109/MC.2009.244