IPextreme, Inc. is offering a FPGA-optimized version of Freescale’s V1 ColdFire core for free to Altera’s Cyclone III customers through their online Core Store. Like all Freescale ColdFire cores, the V1 ColdFire for Cyclone III enjoys access to a rich ecosystem of software tools, debuggers, and applications available for the ColdFire architecture. Availability is planned for Q3 2008. IPextreme will directly license and support the V1 ColdFire core to Altera customers.
Core Store simplifies the IP purchasing process by allowing customers to browse and license silicon-proven IP with a few quick and easy clicks.
Altera Specific Features
- Area and speed optimized to achieve more than 100Mhz
- BDM single pin debug interface
- Support for Altera’s SOPC Builder, allowing connection to a large collection of proven peripherals in Altera’s Quartus II design environment