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(broadcast:17 March 2009):
Wendy Lockhart, Sr. Manager, Design Solutions Marketing and Training, of Actel talks with eg3.com about Actel's low power FPGA technologies, specifically new low-cost starter kits for the company's low-power IGLOO® nano FPGAs.
In addition, she helps those interested in FPGA technologies, differentiate between Actel's FPGAs based on flash and antifuse technologies vs. those of competitors like Xilinx or Altera based on sram.
Keywords: FPGA, Low Power, SRAM, Flash, Programmable Logic.
About Wendy Lockhart:
Wendy Lockhart joined Actel in 2002 and has served in a variety of roles in the company's marketing organization.
Prior to joining the company, she was applications manager at Atmel Corporation, and prior to that held various positions with the FPGA integrated development systems group for Cadence in Scotland.
Lockhart holds a master's degree in electronics from University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
Because power matters, Actel Corporation is attacking power consumption at both the chip and the system levels with its innovative low-power and mixed-signal FPGA solutions.
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