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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.

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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 

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