Year: 2009

XEM5010 Virtex-5 USB Module Released

PORTLAND, OR – Opal Kelly, a leading producer of powerful FPGA USB 2.0 modules that provide the essential device-to-computer interconnect for efficient and fast product prototyping, testing, development, and OEM integration, today announced the volume availability of its new XEM5010 module. Based on the powerful Xilinx Virtex-5 FPGA, the XEM5010 delivers 256-MB DDR2, 36-Mb SSRAM, […]

In the News: Chip Design’s Max Maxfield

Clive (Max) Maxfield of Chip Design Magazine writes about the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) use of Opal Kelly XEM3050 modules in a cost-saving project to re-use old warehoused equipment in his Chips and Dips section. The USPS uses Opal Kelly’s FPGA USB 2.0 Modules in a Real-Time Process Control Application

Bridging the Worlds of Hardware and Software with USB-based FPGA

Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA) are the most flexible and capable devices available to interface to a large variety of system devices such as memories, data acquisition (ADC/DAC), image sensors, displays, and so on. Often, the goal is to interface these system devices to a software infrastructure running on a workstation platform using a Windows, Linux […]

FrontPanel 3.1.0 Released

PORTLAND, OR – Opal Kelly, a leading producer of powerful FPGA USB 2.0 modules ideally suited for development engineering, prototyping, and OEM integration, today announced the availability of the latest version of their FrontPanel software and API. This release includes the much-anticipated support for 64-bit editions of Windows XP and Windows Vista operating systems.

In the News: Electronic Design

William Wong of Electronic Design writes about the continuing improvement of FPGA design tools. We spoke briefly with Mr. Wong during the release of our XEM3050 product. In a sidebar to this article, Bill briefly mentions the XEM3050 as a great way to include FPGA technology in a product without laboring the details of interfacing […]