Field-programmable gate array vendors' competition with semiconductor companies will intensify as software improves and design costs rise. Product marketing managers at equipment companies should consider high-end FPGAs for complex designs, devising a programmable strategy for other growing markets.
- Competitive Situation and Trends
- Strong Growth and a Chance to Encroach on ASIC and ASSP Markets
- Considering the Trade-Offs
- Market Players
- A Restricted, Stable Market
- How Vendors Compare With Their FPGA Rivals
- The Future of Competition
- FPGA Choice Based on More Than Process Node
- Xilinx and Altera Will Compete Head-to-Head at the Next Node
- Competitive Profiles
- Lattice Semiconductor
- References and Methodology
- Programmable Logic: Fundamentals and Definitions
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