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The IEEE standard for PCI Mezzanine Cards (PMCs) initiated the first successful approach to truly modular I/O devices. Subsequent development has presented system integrators with the XMC modules, introducing support for switched interconnect protocols, adding contacts serial lanes for high-speed data transfer, and providing better definition for carrier cards.
Engineers developing DSP and high speed logic applications are now well-aware that FPGAs can help them create an integrated, sophisticated solution. The availability of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) FPGA boards can make these solutions viable and do so in reduced development times.
In this article, we discuss the tools and constructs available to help an FPGA application designer get the timing right.