QuickPCIe PCI Express® interface IP with enhanced DMA delivers unprecedented performance, flexibility and ease of integration for PCI Express based FPGA designs
SAN JOSE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — February 17, 2012 — PLDA, the industry leader in PCI Express®, USB 3.0, and high speed interface IP, today announced QuickPCIe - the industry’s most advanced PCI Express interface IP solution featuring a high performance configurable DMA. QuickPCIe is a revolutionary breakthrough in IP integration, standardizing on the AMBA® AXI open interconnect protocol to provide a unified and scalable interface to user logic.
The AMBA AXI4 protocol is the latest generation and highest performance on-chip interconnect open standard for the connection of functional blocks in a System-on-Chip (SoC).The integration of a scalable PCI Express interface IP and a high-performance AXI4 based DMA engine enables ease of development of complex FPGA designs with stringent performance requirements.
About the QuickPCIe IP:
- Designed for Endpoint and Root Port applications, QuickPCIe is compliant to the PCI Express® Specification revision 3.0 and to the AMBA® AXI4 Specification v2.0.
- QuickPCIe supports PCI Express® x1, x2, x4, x8 and x16 interfaces at Gen1, Gen2 and Gen3 speeds (8.0 GT/s).
- QuickPCIe built-in multi-channel DMA supports packet-based and block based data transfers through multiple AXI4 interfaces.
- QuickPCIe supports Xilinx and Altera PCI Express Hard IP and PLDA PCI Express® Soft IP.
According to Stephane Hauradou, PLDA’s CTO, “QuickPCIe is a real advantage to our customers who require a PCI Express interface that is both robust and easy to implement. The combination of a hard or soft PCI Express IP with advanced DMA capability and a standardized user interface significantly accelerates time to market and encourages IP reuse.”
More info on PLDA QuickPCIe:
PLDA will be exhibiting at Embedded World 2012 from February 28 through March 1, 2012 in Nürnberg, Germany, or get more information online at www.plda.com.
PLDA is a leading provider of semiconductor intellectual property (IP) specializing in high-speed interconnect protocols and technologies. PLDA is headquartered in Aix-en-Provence, France, and has a strong worldwide presence with a North American sales and technical support office in San Jose, California and a worldwide distribution network. For more information visit www.plda.com.
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