Lattice Semiconductor Corp. (Hillsboro, OR) announced its LatticeECP-DSP™ and LatticeEC™ FPGA device families. The new LatticeECP-DSP (EConomyPlusDSP) products, targeted for high-performance DSP applications, provide up to a 50% performance and 75% logic utilization improvement. The LatticeEC (EConomy) FPGA product family is targeted for general-purpose FPGA applications.
Through 130 nm silicon technology, an optimized architecture and proprietary circuit design, the new Lattice devices lower total solution costs by up to 30% to 50% compared with existing FPGA solutions, according to the company, and are expected to broaden the adoption of FPGAs within the $20 billion ASIC marketplace.
Samples of the first devices, the 20K LUT ECP-DSP20 and EC20, are expected to be available in July 2004 with the remainder of the densities expected to sample during 2004. Prices in 1,000-unit quantities for the ECP-DSP20 and EC20 in the 484 fpBGA package are $59 and $49, respectively.