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Achronix Gets Ready to Roll

In a special executive focus Fish Fry, this week I interview Achronix CEO Robert Blake about Achronix’s new high-end FPGA family (based on Intel’s new 22nm Tri-Gate technology).  Robert and I discuss why this new family may be a serious contender – going head-to-head with the most powerful FPGAs from the big guys.  We also explore what their software tool story looks like, and why domain-specific hard IP may be the key ingredient in their secret sauce.

Also this week, I am giving everyone another chance to win a MACHXO Pico Development Kit courtesy of Lattice Semiconductor, but you’ll have to listen to find out how to win.

Photo: flickr user tableatny

Fish Fry Links – April 27, 2012

More Information about Achronix

More Information about the Speedster 22nm FPGA 

More Information about the MachXO2 Pico Development Kit

Fish Fry Executive Interviews

Moshe Gavrielov, CEO – Xilinx

John Bruggeman, Former CMO – Cadence Design Systems

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


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