- Machine Learning / On-device Artificial Intelligence - Employs trained neural network algorithms for always-on, low power human face detection using a low resolution image sensor
- Graphics Acceleration - Supports always on graphics such as clocks in mobile and wearable device displays at ultra-low power, while the application processor is dormant
- ECC Security - Encrypts sensor data before transmission to the Cloud or setup an authenticated communications protocol between two systems
- LoRa - Controls a LoRa compatible radio to send processed sensor data miles away
The iCE40 UltraPlus is the latest addition to the iCE40 Ultra family, delivering eight times more memory (1.1 Mbit RAM), twice the digital signal processors (8x DSPs), and improved I/Os over previous generations. For more information about iCE40 UltraPlus IP solutions and reference designs, please visit http://www.latticesemi.com/en/Products/FPGAandCPLD/iCE40Ultra.aspx.Partner Quotes "IoT Edge devices demand energy efficient, always-on sensor functionality, and Lattice's low power and high performance FPGAs have demonstrated that they can meet the connectivity and processing needed for these advanced applications," said Terry Moore, CEO at MCCI. "By using the iCE40 UltraPlus with our LoRa design stack, we can support various anomaly detection techniques for always-on security in battery powered applications." "To meet mobile product requirements of always-on sensor functionality, while conserving power consumption, we looked for the smallest, lowest power and lowest cost FPGA device to complement our designs," said Ulli Mueller, vice president, sales and marketing at Think Silicon. "By integrating the iCE40 UltraPlus FPGA with our NEMA|dc display processor technology, we enable graphic acceleration for always-on displays in wearables and other mobile and embedded display devices." "FPGAs are ideal for AI and Machine Learning applications at the Edge due to their parallel processing architecture," said Guy Lemieux, CEO at VectorBlox. "Our binarized neural network implemented in Lattice's iCE40 UltraPlus FPGA supports face detection in always-on cameras for smart homes, security, and other mobile devices." About Lattice Semiconductor Lattice Semiconductor (NASDAQ:LSCC) provides smart connectivity solutions powered by our low power FPGA, video ASSP, 60 GHz millimeter wave, and IP products to the consumer, communications, industrial, computing, and automotive markets worldwide. Our unwavering commitment to our customers enables them to accelerate their innovation, creating an ever better and more connected world. For more information about Lattice please visit http://www.latticesemi.com. You can also follow us via LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube or RSS. Lattice Semiconductor Corporation, Lattice Semiconductor (& design), iCE40 Ultra, iCE40 UltraPlus and specific product designations are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries. The use of the word "partner" does not imply a legal partnership between Lattice and any other entity.
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