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Structured ASIC vendors offer designers a set of embedded cores or devices with specific, customizable metal layers along with predefined metal layers, which can contain the underlying pattern of logic cells, memory and I/O (input/output).
Our EasyPath solutions provide the lowest total cost and fastest no-conversion ramp to volume production, and now include the flexibility to make design changes, at prices below Structured ASICs," said Mustafa Veziroglu, general manager of the Market-Specific Products Division at Xilinx.
The reliability and quality metrics for EasyPath devices are identical to their FPGA counterparts with test coverage superior to Structured ASICs. Unlike ASIC approaches, EasyPath FPGAs feature the industry's lowest non-recurring engineering (NRE) charges without any additional engineering or re-qualification costs, IP or tool investments required.
Not surprisingly, IndigoVision evaluated several Structured ASIC vendors before settling on ChipX.
Structured ASIC users will find product failure costs to be lower than those of standard-cell ASICs.
Keep in mind the fact that many of the new Structured ASIC technologies have complex pin assignment rules.
Nios II embedded processors are royalty-free when used in Altera PLDs and HardCopy structured ASICs. An ASIC license for OEM applications is available for an additional charge.

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