Highlights of eFPGA
- Soft or Hard Macro IP core
- Technology Independent
- Easy integration in SoC
- Compact eFPGA architecture provides High logic density with low power
- Highly customizable for target applications
Today SoC are addressing wide range of applications and several standards are continuously changing. Redesigning a SoC for every small change is very costly and time consuming. This gives rise of the concept of having flexibility in SoC in forms of embedded-FPGA (eFPGA) for future design modifications. Typically eFPGA is suitable for small or medium size logic functions such as a local accelerator for a processor core, or a block that requires updating as an industry standard evolves. Menta's revolutionary ultra-compact technology increases eFPGA application range to new levels.
Menta licenses world’s first pure soft FPGA IP core. Having a soft IP makes its integration in a SoC very easy since it is synthesized with the standard HDL flow of design. Being a soft core the Menta’s eFPGA is technology independent, which gives a lot of easiness for SoC manufacturing since it can be integrated with any process technology for which the SoC is designed.
Implementing of systems on programmable logic is slower, bigger and more power consuming compared to dedicated hardware. Menta is fully aware of this problem and its ultra compact architecture decreases this gap and helps the SoC designer to have the flexibility of FPGA with ASIC like performance.
In addition of being soft core, Menta’s eFPGA is highly customizable so a domain specific-FPGA (dsFPGA) can be used in SoC which provides extensive features for the target applications giving enormous benefits in terms of Area, Power consumption and Speed. (see products page for details)