Arrow Electronics announced the latest addition to its portfolio of development tools with the Arrow SoCKIT evaluation kit, featuring an Altera Cyclone® V SoC. Cyclone V SoCs integrate a dual-core ARM® Cortex™-A9 MPCore™ processor within the fabric of a 28 nm FPGA. Engineers using Altera SoCs can reduce power consumption, board space and costs in their embedded system while increasing overall system performance. Arrow is demonstrating the latest design techniques and tools in SoC design through a series of global workshops based on its new Altera SoC evaluation kit. Altera SoCs allow embedded system developers to differentiate their end product with customized hardware and software, and extend the product lifecycle through hardware and software updates in the field. It is complete with user’s manual/start-up guide, USB and power cables.
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