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What’s Next in Programmable Devices?

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naperlou
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great subject
naperlou   12/11/2014 12:01:48 PM
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Warren, this is a great topic.  I work with a lot of MCUs and FPGA devices.  I am starting to utilize the versions with hard cores on the silicon in lieu of soft cores (which are slow and take up a lot of programmable logic space).  I just recently filled out a short survey from a FPGA vendor on future trends/needs.  It is a growing field.  I personally think FPGAs are the future for high end mathematical processing (but that is another story). 

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ttemple   12/11/2014 3:27:03 PM
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I love all of the activity in this area too, but I worry that there are so many devices coming out that only a fraction of them will survive.  Which one(s) do you pick for product development to make sure that the device you choose doesn't become phased out?  I somewhat feel like this field is where cars were in the early 1900's - many brands, and only a few survived.

 

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WarrenM   12/11/2014 5:04:18 PM
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Math processing is an excellent and interesting topic. I will bring it up in a future blog so we can get more comments and discussion going on it.

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