Altera Achieves Industry Milestone: Demonstrates FPGA Technology Based on Intel 14 nm Tri-Gate Process
[This is a very big deal!!! Worth mentioning again.]
14 nm FPGA Test Chips Confirm the Performance, Power and Density Advantage Altera Receives Using Industry's Most Advanced Process Technology
SAN JOSE, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altera Corporation ALTR -0.86% today announced the demonstration of its FPGA technology based on Intel's 14 nm Tri-Gate process. The 14 nm-based FPGA test chips incorporate key intellectual property (IP) components – transceivers, mixed-signal IP and digital logic – used in Stratix® 10 FPGAs and SoCs. Altera and Intel collaborated on the development of the industry's first FPGA-based devices leveraging Intel's world-class process technology and Altera's industry-leading programmable logic technology.
"Today's news marks a significant milestone for Altera and for our customers," said Brad Howe, senior vice president of research and development at Altera. "Testing vital elements of our FPGAs in 14 nm Tri-Gate silicon allows us to validate device performance early in the design process and significantly accelerate the availability of our 14 nm-based products."