fish fry
Subscribe Now

The New Chip In Town

Achronix Shakes Up The FPGA Scene

As the ‘70s rock band the Eagles put it so appropriately, “They will never forget you until somebody new comes along.” Hey Xilinx and Altera, there’s a new kid in town…and he’s got a big brother will a lot of money, power, and a hot new process technology. This week’s Fish Fry is all about the biggest EE news to hit the streets, Achronix (with Intel) is now shipping their Speedster22i FPGAs and the programmable marketplace may never look the same again. My guest is Robert Blake (CEO – Achronix) and we’re gonna get into the details of this announcement and check out where Achronix is headed.

Also this week, I’ve got a brand new nerdy giveaway – The Microchip TCHIP003 chipKIT™ Starter Pak – courtesy of Mouser and Microchip Technology. If you want one for your very own, listen to this week’s broadcast to find out how you can enter to win.

Listen to this episode
Download this episode (right click and save)

Fish Fry Links – February 22, 2013

More Information about Achronix

Press Release: Achronix Now Shipping 22nm Speedster22i FPGAs to Customers

More Information about the Microchip TCHIP003 chipKIT™ Starter Pak

Fish Fry Executive Interviews

Moshe Gavrielov, CEO – Xilinx

Darrin Billerbeck, CEO – Lattice Semiconductor

Lauro Rizzatti, Vice President of Marketing, EVE

Bill Neifert, CTO – Carbon Design Systems

Sean Dart, CEO – Forte Design Systems

Kapil Shankar, CEO – SiliconBlue

Andy Pease, CEO – QuickLogic

Rajeev Madhavan, CEO – Magma 

Paul Kocher, President – Cryptography Research Inc.

Anupam Bakshi, CEO – Agnisys

Dave Kleidermacher, CTO – Green Hills Software

Robert Blake, CEO – Achronix

Jack Harding, CEO – eSilicon

Michiel Ligthart, COO – Verific

Adnan Hamid, CEO – Breker Technologies

Jeff Waters, VP and General Manager – Altera

Luc Burgun, CEO and President, EVE 

Leave a Reply

featured blogs
Feb 23, 2018
The IEEE-SA has a policy of keeping standards active by making sure they get a cycle of updates every 10 years. Including Verilog, SystemVerilog has been going on a cycle of updates every 5±1 years since 1995. I wrote here about the updates to 1800-2009 and 1800-2012, and no...
Feb 23, 2018
What is a software GPS, what does it have to do with Tensilica DSP IP, and why would anyone care? To answer that, let's start with a quiz from the transportation industry. How many shipping containers are currently in transit around the world? It turns out that no one kn...
Feb 22, 2018
We’ve spent a good chunk of the last year building a new on-site search experience for Samtec.com. This update continues that trend with our newly released competitor cross reference search addition. Using this feature, you can access competitor cross reference data for...
Jan 19, 2018
Artificial intelligence (AI) is reshaping the way the world works, opening up countless opportunities in commercial and industrial systems. Applications span diverse markets such as autonomous driving, medical diagnostics, home appliances, industrial automation, adaptive webs...