Terasic Technologies offers expertise in FPGA/ASIC design, high speed board design and layout, low cost board design, device drivers, and all other supporting software and documentation. They are dedicated to providing a wide range of various FPGA based boards for academia and industries. Terasic's cutting-edge design and manufacturing capabilities provide state of the art products and exceptional services to their customers. Terasic products have enjoyed phenomenal success all over the world and continues to set the standard in development hardware.
Terasic is a Premier Design Services Network partner for Altera.
Learn More about Altera's Products.
Terasic DE1-SoC Development Kit presents a robust hardware design platform built around the Altera System-on-Chip (SoC) FPGA, which combines the latest dual-core Cortex-A9 embedded cores with industry-leading programmable logic for ultimate design flexibility. Users can now leverage the power of tremendous reconfigurability paired with a high-performance, low-power processor system. Altera's SoC integrates an ARM-based hard processor system (HPS) consisting of processor, peripherals and memory interfaces tied seamlessly with the FPGA fabric using a high-bandwidth interconnect backbone. The DE1-SoC development board includes hardware such as high-speed DDR3 memory, video and audio capabilities , Ethernet networking, and much more. The DE1-So C Development Kit contains all components needed to use the board in conjunction with a computer that runs the Microsoft Windows XP or later.
Terasic Cyclone V GX Starter Kit presents a robust hardware design platform built around the Altera Cyclone V GX FPGA, which is optimized for the lowest cost and power requirement for transceiver applications with industry-leading programmable logic for ultimate design flexibility. The Cyclone V FPGAs provides the power, cost, and performance levels needed for high-volume applications including protocol bridging, motor control drives, broadcast video converter and capture cards, and handheld devices. The Cyclone V Starter Kit development board includes hardware such as Arduino Header, on-board USB Blaster, audio and video capabilities. In addition, an on-board HSMC connector with high-speed transceivers allows for an even greater array of hardware setups. By leveraging all of these capabilities, the Terasic Cyclone V Starter Kit is the perfect solution for showcasing, evaluating, and prototyping the true potential of the Altera Cyclone V GX FPGA.
Terasic Technologies DE2i-150 FPGA Development Kit is a groundbreaking embedded platform that combines an Intel embedded N2600 processor with the flexibility of an Altera Cyclone IV GX FPGA, DE2i-150 is a full-featured computer system that fuses together the world of high performance processing and unbelievably high configurability. The Altera Cyclone IV GX FPGA on the DE2i-150 board is able speed up the responsiveness of the system while still keeping your solution cost and power effective. DE2i-150 is equipped with around 150K logic elements with ultimate flexibility in terms of reconfiguration of actual hardware circuity and intellectual property as well as on-board multimedia peripherals, extendibility options for a true system-ready solution for any task. The Intel Atom processor and the FPGA device are linked together via two high-speed PCIe lanes such that high speed communication between them is guaranteed. DE2i-150 offers a powerful hardware-software co-development environment with amazing and unlimited potential.
Terasic Technologies SoCKit Development Kit presents a robust hardware design platform built around the Altera Cyclone V System-on-Chip (SoC) FPGA, which combines the latest Cortex-A9 embedded cores with industry-leading programmable logic for ultimate design flexibility. Users can now leverage the power of tremendous re-configurability paired with a high-performance, low-power processor system. Altera’s SoC integrates an ARM-based hard processor system (HPS) consisting of processor, peripherals and memory interfaces tied seamlessly with the FPGA fabric using a high-bandwidth interconnect backbone. The SoCKit development board includes hardware such as high-speed DDR3 memory, video and audio capabilities, Ethernet networking, and much more. In addition, an on-board HSMC connector with high-speed transceivers allows for an even greater array of hardware setups. By leveraging all of these capabilities, the SoCKit is the perfect solution for showcasing, evaluating, and prototyping the true potential of the Altera SoC.
Terasic USB-Blaster™ Download Cable interfaces a USB port on a host computer to an Altera FPGA mounted on a printed circuit board. The cable sends configuration data from the PC to a standard 10-pin header connected to the FPGA. The user can employ the USB-Blaster cable to iteratively download configuration data to a system during prototyping or to program data into the system during production. The cable is 100% compatible with the Altera USB Blaster. It also offers better anti-noise capabilities and uses the same circuit as in the Terasic DE2 Board for Altera Cyclone® II.
Terasic Daughter & Adapter Boards for FPGA Development Kits include various daughter cards and adapter boards designed to expand the capabilities of Terasic's FPGA development kits. These boards include such options as Aptina sensors, Camera Link connections, digital video recording, communication interfaces, transmitter/receiver functions, Analog-to-Digital & Digital-to-Analog interfaces, Ethernet connection, SATA interface conversion, and more.
Terasic FPGA Development Kits for Altera Cyclone® II include the DE1 and DE2 Development and Education Boards designed to provide the ideal vehicle for advanced design prototyping in multimedia, storage, and networking. The DE1 and DE2 boards feature the Cyclone® II EP2C20 and EP2C35 FPGAs, respectively. They use state-of-the-art technology in both hardware and CAD tools to expose designers to a wide range of topics. The boards offer a rich set of features that make them suitable for use in a laboratory environment for university and college courses, for a variety of design projects, as well as for the development of sophisticated digital systems. Altera provides a suite of supporting materials for the DE1 and DE2 boards, including tutorials, "ready-to-teach" laboratory exercises, and illustrative demonstrations.
Terasic FPGA Development Kits for Altera Cyclone® III include the DE0 Kit with the Cyclone III EP3C16 FPGA, the Nios II Embedded Evaluation Kit with the Cyclone III EP3C25F324 FPGA, and the Cyclone III Video Development System with the Cyclone III EP3C120F780 FPGA, which is also available with the DVI-HSMC daughter card. The DE0 Development & Education Board is designed in a compact size with all the essential tools for novice users to gain knowledge in areas of digital logic, computer organization, and FPGAs. The Nios II Embedded Evaluation Kit, Cyclone III Edition features a low power, low-cost Cyclone III FPGA evaluation board for embedded developers, which can be used for easy access and implementation of their own design using the LCD color touch panel. And the Cyclone III Video Development System is an ideal video processing platform using a Cyclone III device for high-end video applications, including DVI and HDMI.
Terasic FPGA Development Kits for Altera Cyclone® IV include the DE2-115 kit--featuring the Cyclone IV EP4CE115, two kits based on the DE2-115--the VEEK-MT and the INK, and the DE0-Nano--featuring the Cyclone IV EP4CE22F17C6N FPGA. The DE2-115 was built in response to increased versatile low-cost spectrum needs driven by the demand for mobile video, voice, data access, and the hunger for high-quality images. This kit offers an optimal balance of low cost, low power, and a rich supply of logic, memory, and DSP capabilities. The VEEK-MT (Video and Embedded Evaluation Kit) is a comprehensive design environment with everything embedded developers need to create processing-based systems, including a DE2-115 board and a capacitive LCD multimedia color touch panel which natively supports multi-touch gestures. The INK (Industrial Networking Kit) offers a comprehensive development platform for industrial communications and automation applications, featuring a DE2-115 board and an Industrial Communications Board (ICB-HSMC) that supports RS-485, RS-232, CAN, and additional I/O expansion. And the DE0-Nano kit, with the Cyclone IV EP4CE22F17C6N, introduces a compact-sized FPGA development platform suited for prototyping circuit designs such as robots and "portable" projects.
Terasic PSoC Development Kits for Cypress CapSense® include the PSoC Power Management Expansion (PME) and PSoC Thermal Management Expansion (TME) Board Kits--designed to work with the Cypress CY8CKIT-001 and CY8CKIT-030 PSoC Development Kits--and the CapSense CY8CMBR2016 Evaluation Kit. The PME and TME kits use the PSoC Programmable System-on-Chip architectures in providing the user with the most flexible, powerful, and full-featured power management and thermal management solutions available in the market. And the CY8CMBR2016 eval kit, which consists of Center Board and Sensor Module, is designed to allow users to easily implement a matrix keypad user interface solution using Cypress CapSense/SmartSense Auto-tuning technology.
Terasic FPGA Development Kits for Altera Arria® II GX are complete design environments that include both the hardware and software needed to develop Arria II GX FPGA designs. The PCI-SIG-compliant boards and the one-year license for the Quartus® II software provide everything the user needs to begin developing custom Arria II GX FPGA designs. The Arria II GX-260 FPGA development board provides a hardware platform that features sixteen 6.375Gbps transceivers and up to 1.25Gbps LVDS support. With the Arria II GX-260 FPGA, customers can achieve power-reduction benefits while providing high functionality for applications with significantly higher bandwidth requirements. The Arria II GX Video Development System is an ideal video processing platform for high-end video applications. The development system package includes an Arria II GX FPGA development kit (DK-DEV-2AGX125N) featuring an EP2AGX FPGA device with HSMC connectors to allow additional functionality and connectivity via HSMC daughter boards.
Terasic DE3 Development System allows researchers and engineers to access the high density and high performance FPGA - the Altera Stratix® III. Starting with the Stratix III EP3SL150 (142K logic elements), the DE3 is the perfect platform for creating cutting edge designs in programmable logic. The DE3-150 board can be stacked up to create a programmable fabric that is un-equaled by any other board system. DE3 boards also include the DE3-340 (338K logic elements) and the DE3-260 (254.4K logic elements) that are optimized with extra on-chip multipliers needed for DSP research and development. All of the DE3s can be stacked and all share the same set of functions from the connected Terasic daughter cards. Multiple DE3s can be joined together to increase design gate count and performance.
Terasic TR4 & DE4 FPGA Development Kits provide the ideal hardware platform for system designs that demand high-performance, serial connectivity, and advanced memory interfacing. These boards and kits are based on the Altera Stratix® IV GX EP4SGX230 and EP4SGX530 FPGAs. Developed specifically to address the rapidly evolving requirements in many end markets for greater bandwidth, improved jitter performance, and lower power consumption, the TR4 and DE4 are powered by the Stratix IV GX devices and supported by industry-standard peripherals, connectors, and interfaces that offer a rich set of features suitable for a wide range of compute-intensive applications.