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5 Reasons to Put Your Processor on an FPGA
Featuring the BeMicro SDK

Did you know that soft-core FPGA processors provide benefits where commercial off-the-shelf processors fall short? Put a processor, such as the Nios® II embedded processor, on your FPGA and get:
  1. Design flexibility, with a customizable peripheral set
  2. Protection against processor obsolescence
  3. Support for multiple processors on a single chip
  4. Hardware acceleration capabilities
  5. Familiar software development tools

BeMicro Software Development Kit

BeMicro SDK

Featuring the Altera® Nios II processor, the BeMicro SDK is ready to run as soon as you plug it in to your PC. Start developing code right away. The kit is fully supported with an open-source Eclipse-based integrated design environment, templates, and board support package.

Worldwide Workshops

Come to one of Arrow's hands-on workshops to see how easy it is to work with the BeMicro SDK. You'll learn more about Nios II processors, the hardware and software design flow, and the embedded software ecosystem. And, you'll go home with your own BeMicro SDK.

BeMicro SDK boards are built in partnership with Arrow and Hitex.

Video Demo with BeMicro SDK

Watch this video to understand the five key reasons why you should put your processor on an FPGA. The video shows the ultra-small, $79 BeMicro SDK from our partner, Arrow Electronics, along with the Eclipse IDE and Nios II Embedded Design Suite in action. You'll see how easy embedded design on an FPGA can be when using the software tools you already know.

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