System For Composing Hardware Generators (Cornell Univ.)


A technical paper titled “Correct and Compositional Hardware Generators” was published by researchers at Cornell University. Abstract: "Hardware generators help designers explore families of concrete designs and their efficiency trade-offs. Both parameterized hardware description languages (HDLs) and higher-level programming models, however, can obstruct composability. Different concrete ... » read more

Embedded FPGAs Going Mainstream?


Systems on chip have been made with many processing variants ranging from general-purpose CPUs to DSPs, GPUs, and custom processors that are highly optimized for certain tasks. When none of these options provide the necessary performance or consumes too much power, custom hardware takes over. But there is one type of processing element that has rarely been used in a major SoC— the [gettech id... » read more