Altera rolled out the Stratix IV GT EP4S40G5 and EP4S100G5 FPGAs. The new FPGAs feature 11.3-Gbps transceivers and 530K logic elements (LEs). According to Altera, the new FPGAs are the industry’s highest density, highest system-bandwidth FPGAs to address the stringent demands of today’s bandwidth-heavy applications. Stratix IV GT FPGAs support next-generation 40G/100G technologies, including 40/100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) media access controllers (MACs), optical transport network (OTN) framers and mappers, 40G/100G Enhanced Forward Error Correction (EFEC) solutions, and 10G chip-to-chip and chip-to-module bridging applications used in communications systems, high-end test equipment, and military communications systems.
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