QuickLogic Is Now a "CSSP" Vendor

September 2007
Portable Design;Sep2007, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p8
The article reports that QuickLogic Corp. has shift its focus as a vendor of customer-specific standard products (CSSP) instead on the field programmable gate array (FPGA) market in the U.S. The CSSP approach is a radical new direction for a programmable logic company and will continue production of its Polar-Pro and ArcticLink products, customizing them for the burgeoning mobile handset market. These main products, aside from performance and non-volatility, PolarPro has one outstanding feature, extremely low power consumption; QuickLogic claims that PolarPro draws the same active current as a comparable CPLD, 1/10 the static power and 1/1000 the current in inactive mode (10 pA). This makes it well suited to mobile handsets, if QuickLogic can find the right socket for them.


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