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Bolstering AI PC Innovation with FPGA Edge Accelerators

Bolstering AI PC Innovation with FPGA Edge Accelerators

Posted 03/14/2024 by Hussein Osman, Segment Marketing Director

Artificial intelligence (AI) is making its way onto a multitude of applications at a rapid pace. Seventy-three percent of U.S. companies use AI in some aspect of their business and almost a quarter (22 percent) of technology companies are aggressively pursuing integration of AI across a wide variety of devices. As AI continues to permeate modern technology, tailoring on-device AI to meet specific use cases and device requirements becomes imperative as the need for real-time processing, analysis,...

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Accelerate USB-enabled Designs with Lattice CrossLinkU-NX FPGAs

Posted 09/26/2023 by Lattice Semiconductor

Today, Lattice extended its embedded vision FPGA leadership with the launch of the Lattice CrossLinkU™-NX FPGA family, our latest FPGAs based on the award-winning Lattice Nexus™ platform. CrossLinkU-NX FPGAs build on the best-in-class capabilities of Lattice CrossLink-NX FPGAs, adding a USB interface to help developers design innovative USB-equipped embedded vision and AI solutions for Compute, Industrial, Automotive, and Consumer markets. As part of our launch preparations, we sat ...

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Evolving Security Trends & Shift Left in Post Quantum Cryptography

Evolving Security Trends & Shift Left in Post Quantum Cryptography

Posted 04/14/2023 by Eric Sivertson, VP of Security Business

As we continue to embrace the fast evolving technology in our daily lives, we must also recognize and mitigate the risks that come with it – particularly when it comes to keeping our information secure. Amidst these technological enhancements and challenges, there are two major trends that stand out: Post Quantum Cryptography (PQC) and cyber resilience. The rapid growth of the IoT ecosystem, fueled in part by the rise of 5G, has created a complex and highly distributed network of devices ...

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Presenting the Latest FPGA Technology Advancements at Embedded World 2023

Presenting the Latest FPGA Technology Advancements at Embedded World 2023

Posted 04/05/2023 by Erin Maiorino, Director of Content Marketing

Embedded World is one of the tech industry’s largest tradeshows focusing on embedded systems ranging from hardware, systems, distribution, application software, and more. We’re excited to share with you the latest Lattice innovations we had on display at the show this year. From cutting-edge hardware to sophisticated software solutions, we collaborated with our ecosystem partners to showcase demos covering a wide range of applications, including Automotive, Industrial, and Security. ...

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FPGA for Edge AI

How FPGAs Enable AI and ML in PCs

Posted 08/18/2022 by Matt Dobrodziej, Vice President of Segment Marketing and Business Development, Lattice Semiconductor

Every year, PC manufacturers introduce an array of new laptops packed with the latest technologies and features, all designed to deliver great user experiences. Historically, these came in the form of form factor innovations, screen enhancements, and user interface improvements. However, the growing popularity of AI (artificial intelligence) and ML (machine learning) has opened a new world of possibilities and PC manufacturers and ecosystem giants are all looking for ways to add these advance ne...

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Embracing Change in Embedded Design

Embracing Change in Embedded Design

Posted 08/05/2022 by Lattice Semiconductor

At this year’s Embedded World 2022, Lattice presented a keynote address by Steve Douglass, head of R&D, the importance of flexibility and adaptability in embedded system design – both at the software layer and the hardware layer – to keep pace with the major technology trends of today and tomorrow. This blog provides a high-level recap of the presentation. We are living in a time in our industry with some of the most profound changes in technology that are fundamentally re...

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Accelerating Innovation in Low Power AI Applications with Lattice FPGAs

Accelerating Innovation in Low Power AI Applications with Lattice FPGAs

Posted 08/03/2022 by Hussein Osman, Segment Marketing Director, Lattice Semiconductor

On-device AI inference capability is expected to reach 60% of all devices by 2024, according to ABI Research. This underscores the rapid speed of AI innovation to take place in the last few years that has required engineers to come up with flexible design models as they transition from the cloud to the edge. The trend is driven by advances in ultra-low latency, security, bandwidth limitations, and privacy. Lattice FPGAs and software solutions help enable acceleration of future models with exist...

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Infinite possibilities at the Edge – AI-enabled smart toys powered by low power FPGAs and AI solution stack

Infinite possibilities at the Edge – AI-enabled smart toys powered by low power FPGAs and AI solution stack

Posted 04/12/2022 by Hussein Osman

The global smart toy market is projected to grow to nearly $70 billion by 2026, per Transparency Market Research. Smart toys take a variety of shapes, like electronic pets, robots, smart train kits, and more. When you hear the word toy, you likely automatically think these are for kids, however some are developed specifically targeting older generations. The current senior toy marketplace contains products that range in utility from providing companionship to increasing cognitive skills to facil...

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Lattice sensAI Stack Enables Next Generation Edge AI Experiences

Posted 11/10/2021 by Hussein Osman

The AI/ML revolution continues to gain traction across multiple applications, particularly Edge applications. Edge devices like security cameras, robots, industrial equipment, Client PCs, and even toys can now support AI/ML capabilities that provide users with new capabilities and experiences. According to industry analyst firm ABI Research, the Edge AI chipset market “has experienced strong growth in the past and is expected to continue to grow to US$71 billion by 2024, with a CAGR of 31%...

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Memory Flexibility Key to FPGA-Based Designs

Posted 09/13/2021 by Bob O'Donnell

Combining Micron LPDDR4 memory with Lattice FPGAs can enable Edge applications with low power consumption and strong performance characteristics.

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Dealing with Rising Performance Demands at the Edge

Dealing with Rising Performance Demands at the Edge

Posted 08/29/2019 by Hussein Osman

If you’re looking at ways to implement Edge AI, be sure to read about the use cases for the Lattice sensAI solution stack for always-on Edge devices covered at the end of our white paper.

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Embedded World 2019

At Embedded World 2019, Lattice Brings AI to the Edge

Posted 03/07/2019 by Dirk Seidel

Last week at Embedded World, the Nürnberg Exhibition Center was abuzz with conversations about today’s hottest tech topic, artificial intelligence (AI), as embedded engineers prowled the show floor looking for ways to quickly and easily add AI support to future products. Lucky for them, Lattice Semiconductor had the solutions they were looking for.

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CES 2018

CES 2018: Enter the Era of Intelligent Edge Devices

Posted 01/23/2018 by Elena Champion

Were you impressed by the products and technologies showcased at CES 2018? This year’s event promised to “WHOA” attendees with new gadgets from industry giants and startups alike. From the slightly odd to the “where have you been all of my life” devices, this year’s CES focused on infusing intelligence into as many aspects of our lives as possible.

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The Life of an Extraordinary Lattice Employee

The Life of an Extraordinary Lattice Employee

Posted 01/08/2018 by Ryan Short

On December 21, 1983, a young engineer with a long mullet and bell-bottoms flew to Portland, Oregon to join a start-up, Lattice Semiconductor, as employee #31. He left a steady job at Harris Corp. in Melbourne, Florida to go where he thought he could have the most significant impact. Lattice was a using an EEPROM technology that he had an idea for.

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The Evolution of Computing

The Evolution of Computing

Posted 12/19/2017 by Darin Billerbeck, President and CEO, Lattice Semiconductor

The first “computer” I ever owned was a slide rule. By today’s standards you could say my pencil served as my terminal and the slide rule was my computing agent. People laugh about it now, but my trusty slide rule served its purpose. In the business world, server-based computing was all the rage. Those early systems represented some of the first centralized computing architectures.

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