K.C. Krishnadas, EE Times(11/03/2005 11:22 AM EST)BANGALORE, India
— Programmable logic developers are a decade ahead of the microprocessor industry, and use of the chip technology continues to rise, an Altera Corp. executive told a conference here.
The volume of logic elements being shipped is rising exponentially, and will continue to do so, Danny Biran, vice president, product and corporate marketing for Altera (San Jose, Calif.). told the SOPC World 2005 conference on Thursday (Nov. 3).
“Historically, FPGAs were far behind the memory, microprocessor industry, but this is no longer true as it is closing the gap with the other processing elements," Biran said.
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