Peter Clarke, Semiconductor Business News: Former UK defense unit offers floating-point unit for FPGAs. For MicroBlaze and the Virtex-II Pro’s PowerPC(s). QinetiQ [Quixilica].
‘We’re already seeing applications in image and signal processing systems, control, and support of legacy hardware, where the combination of an FPGA with an embedded microprocessor core and the FPU can provide the functionality and performance of an entire DSP subsystem, said Bill Smith, manager of QinetiQ’s real-time systems laboratory, in statement.’
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