Stratix® IV FPGA Applications

Combined with the Intel® Quartus® Prime software tools and technology solutions, Intel’s 40 nm portfolio meets the requirements of high-end digital systems in wireless, wireline, military, and broadcast end markets. These solutions are also used in application areas, such as digital signal processing (DSP), embedded processing, memory interfaces, and ASIC prototyping.

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Stratix® IV (GT, GX, and E) FPGAs enable highly integrated SoC solutions, meeting stringent power budgets, and significantly lowering total cost of ownership for wireless basestation OEMs.. These highly integrated single chip implementations allow flexible and scalable architectures for baseband PHY, RF/IF processing, and high-speed CPRI/OBSAI serial links supporting multi-sector multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) WiMAX/long term evolution (LTE) configurations.

For more information on how you can use Intel® FPGAs in various wireless applications, refer to Intel's Wireless web page.

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The evolution of high-bandwidth services such as Internet protocol television (IPTV) is forcing network architectures to scale in performance and manageability. Stratix® IV GT and GX FPGAs will be a key piece in next-generation 40 Gbps and 100 Gbps architectures by enabling high-speed packet processing, traffic management, security, and encapsulation solutions.

For more information on how you can use Intel FPGAs in various wireline applications, refer to Intel's Wireline web page.

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High-resolution networked sensors and electronic warfare systems require state-of-the-art technology for connection bandwidth and analog-to-digital resolution. Intel’s Stratix® IV (GT, GX, and E) FPGAs meet these requirements with fast DSP, reliable throughput to multi-gigabit open systems data buses, and easy-to-document workflow.

For more information on how you can use Intel FPGAs in various military applications, refer to Intel's Military web page.

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The challenge in the broadcast market is to provide cost-effective solutions with the high levels of audio and video quality.In studio applications, Stratix® IV FPGAs provide DSP and memory resources needed for the video effects processing of uncompressed 1080p high-definition (HD) video and serial interfaces for SD/HD and 3G-SDI. Head-end equipment also requires the extensive DSP and memory resources of Stratix® IV FPGAs for video processing applications such as H.264 compression.

For more information on how you can use Intel FPGAs in various broadcast applications, refer to Intel's Broadcast web page.