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As its name implies, articles in this section blend in-depth examinations of a key embedded computer or electronics technology trend and put it in context with the requirements of today's military system designs. This is an Archive section that is currently published under 'Special Feature'.

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FPGAa: The New Matrix for Design

Changing Horses in Midstream: Partial Reconfiguration for FPGA Designs

Ongoing trends in logic design such as shorter product lifecycles, greater design complexity and increased scaling (e.g., “Moore’s Law”) are adding increasing pressure for fasterRead More...

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FPGAa: The New Matrix for Design

Reduce Cost, Risk and Time-to-Market with an FPGA-to-Structured ASIC Strategy

Few would argue that ASICs and ASSPs have become viable vehicles for only a few silicon vendors. As process nodes continue to shrink—to 90 nm now and to 65 nm in the near future—notRead More...

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FPGAa: The New Matrix for Design

Moving Real-Time Data around FPGA-Centric Systems

Computationally intensive applications often involve real-time high-bandwidth data streams coupled with fast signal processing. This increasingly involves using multiple FPGAs becauseRead More...

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FPGAa: The New Matrix for Design

Design Methodologies Help Leverage IP for FPGA-Based Development

Code reuse in FPGA designs offers advantages such as a reduction in overall software development costs and a shorter time-to-market, both of which are well documented. A featureRead More...

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FPGAa: The New Matrix for Design

Embedded FPGA Soft Core Processor Enables Universal CompactPCI Applications

Programmable logic has reached such a state of advancement in terms of speed and density that it has become a truly attractive alternative to RISC and CISC processors. It can form aRead More...

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FPGAa: The New Matrix for Design

FGPA-Based Development for Defense and Aerospace Applications

The parallelism, speed and I/O flexibility provided by today’s FPGAs make it possible for system engineers to replace multiple processor boards with a single FPGA COTS board. For theRead More...

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MEECC Show Preview

MEECC 2006 Show Brings it All Together

Building on the resounding success of its inaugural event last year, the Military Embedded Electronics and Computing Conference (MEECC) show promises to again satisfy attendees hungerRead More...