Issue No. 08 - August (2009 vol. 42)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2009.244
John Lach , Charles L. Brown Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Virginia
Vinu Vijay Kumar , Texas Instruments
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
J. Lach and V. V. Kumar, "Application-Specific Product Generics," in Computer, vol. 42, no. , pp. 64-74, 2009.