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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

Altera and MorethanIP Deliver First IEEE 1588 Protocol Solution for FPGAs

via PRNewswire

"Partnering with MorethanIP allows industrial systems designers toimmediately adopt the IEEE 1588 standard and enables a make-or-buy choice for industrial systems OEMs," said Michael Samuelian, director of Altera's industrial business unit. "The Morethan IP MAC core can be embedded in ourlow-cost Cyclone II or our high-performance Stratix II FPGAs, while providingan easy and fast migration path to HardCopy(R) structured ASICs for high-density, high-volume applications."

Price and Availability

The IP core can be evaluated using a low-cost development board available for $499, including a per-board IP license from MorethanIP. For board, IP corepricing or buy-out licenses for the MAC IP core, contact MorethanIP For more information on this IP core and an evaluationlicense, go

About MorethanIP

MorethanIP, founded in 2000, is an expert in design and IP for high-speed communications, serial backplane and embedded system technologies. This includes design, specification and implementation of standard products, systemarchitectures and customer-specific solutions. Combining its methodology withproven technical expertise based on over ten years of industry experience in hardware and software design, MorethanIP generates rapid design cycles to meettime-to-market, functional and budgetary objectives.

About Altera

Altera's programmable solutions enable system and semiconductor companies to rapidly and cost-effectively innovate, differentiate and win in their markets. Find out more at

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