QuickLogic Joins Open Source FPGA Foundation as Founding and Premier Member
SAN JOSE, California, April 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK), a developer of ultra-low power multi-core SoC, integrated IP FPGA solutions and Endpoint AI, today announced its membership in the Open Source FPGA (OSFPGA) Foundation as as a founding member and Premier. The OSFPGA Foundation will bring together companies, universities and individuals working or interested in advancing open source FPGA capabilities, establish channels of cooperation, promote awareness and education, and coordinate joint efforts to facilitate collaboration in a open source FPGA ecosystem. As a Premier member, QuickLogic will join the OSFPGA Foundation Board of Directors.
Founded in 1989, QuickLogic Corporation is a factory-less semiconductor company that develops low-power multi-core semiconductor platforms, FPGAs, and integrated FPGAs (eFPGAs) Intellectual Property (IP) for intelligence artificial (AI), voice processing and sensors. In 2020, the company announced the QuickLogic Open Reconfigurable Computing (QORC), Becoming the first FPGA company to openly and actively adopt 100% open source FPGA tools.
“We are a perfect fit for OSFPGA as the Foundation’s vision is to accelerate global awareness and widespread adoption of FPGA technology,” said Brian Faith, President and CEO of QuickLogic. “We are the first FPGA company to openly embrace the open source FPGA movement and we look forward to contributing to the OSFPGA Foundation and propelling the growth of this community.”
“We are delighted to welcome QuickLogic as a senior member of the OSFPGA Foundation Board of Directors and we applaud its leadership in the adoption and advancement of open source FPGAs,” said Dr. Shrikant lohokare, CEO of the OSFPGA Foundation. “QuickLogic brings a wealth of experience and foresight to the rapidly changing needs of reconfigurable components and
adaptive computing markets, and the critical role that open source FPGA technology will play in innovating and accelerating time to market. We are excited about the prospects for our growing membership base to work together to advance this game-changing initiative.
For more details on QuickLogic’s QORC initiative and 100% open source tools, please visit https://quicklogic.com/QORC
QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK) is a factory-less semiconductor company that develops low-power multicore semiconductor platforms and intellectual property (IP) for artificial intelligence (AI), processing of voice and sensors. Solutions include integrated IP FPGAs (eFPGA) for hardware acceleration and preprocessing, and heterogeneous multicore SoCs that integrate eFPGA with other processors and peripherals. The analytics toolkit from our recently acquired wholly owned subsidiary, SensiML Corporation, complements the end-to-end solution with precise sensor algorithms using AI technology. The full range of eFPGA platforms, software tools and IP enables the convenient and efficient adoption of artificial intelligence, voice and sensor processing in mobile, portable, portable, consumer IoTs, industrial, peripheral and terminal. For more information visit www.quicklogic.com and www.quicklogic.com.
About the Open-Source FPGA Foundation
The Open Source FPGA Foundation is a 501C (6) nonprofit organization whose vision and mission is to accelerate the global awareness and widespread adoption of FPGA technology as an integral component of semiconductors in the information age thanks to the proliferation of open-source FPGAs and eFPGA fabrics and associated tools, in order to lower the barriers to entry. For more details on the OSFPGA Foundation, please visit https://osfpga.org/
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