FPGAs are a powerful and compelling option for high-performance, demanding digital signal processing (DSP) applications, whether as part of a co-processing acceleration system or a dedicated hardware implementation. As the industry’s price/performance DSP leader, Altera is committed to offering comprehensive solutions to address these markets by delivering leading edge devices, development tools, intellectual property (IP) cores, and reference designs.
Video and image processing and digital communications are two key DSP technology areas driving the next generation of performance requirements. New emerging standards such as H.264 for broadcast and WiMAX for broadband wireless networking are requiring the redesign of current system architectures. Altera and its partners offer a range of solutions to address these fast-growing markets: