Altera Teams up With Arira for HMC Design and Wins Prestigious Ace Award

Arira’s HMC team provided the advanced skills that enable Altera to win the Prestigious 2014 EE Times and EDN ACE Awards

  • Design Team of the Year: Altera and Micron Technology recognized for FPGA and Hybrid Memory Cube (HMC) interoperability.
  • Ultimate Product-Software: Altera SDK for OpenCL recognized for extending FPGA access to software designers.

The Design Team of the Year award honors the company with a design team whose collaborative efforts made a significant contribution to furthering technology innovation and whose project management abilities were creative, efficient and inspiring. The Altera and Micron Technology design teams were jointly recognized for their work in achieving interoperability between Altera’s Stratix V FPGAs with Micron’s Hybrid Memory Cube. This technology achievement allows system designers to evaluate the benefits of HMC and demonstrates how integrating Altera’s high-performance FPGAs (Arria® 10, Stratix V, Stratix 10) and Micron’s next-generation high-performance memory will enable the development of advanced communications and computing designs.

The Ultimate Product – Software award recognizes the company with the most innovative software product of the year.  Altera’s SDK for OpenCL was recognized for this prestigious award for its ability to allow software programmers to access the performance and low-power advantages of FPGAs. Altera is the industry’s first company to offer an SDK for OpenCL that targets FPGAs and today offers a full production release of the high-level design tool.

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