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Cyclone Logo Stratix Logo Arria Logo  
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Altera® FLEX® Nios® Altera Design Services Network®  
Arria® HardCopy® Quartus® Enpirion®  
Avalon® MAX® Stratix® LDR®  
ACAP™ ByteBlasterMV™ IP MegaStore™ Mercury™ PowerPlay™
AMPP℠ ByteBlaster™ Jam™ MicroBlaster™  
APEX™ Classic™ LogicLock™ SignalTap™  
Atlantic™ Excalibur™ MasterBlaster™ USB-Blaster™  
BitBlaster™ HyperFlex™ MegaWizard™ DSP Builder™  

Other Altera Terms

Altera uses the following names for products or product features.  These terms shoudl not be used with trademark symbols.

Qsys
Rapid Recompile
Selectable Core Voltage
SignalProbe
SOPC Builder
TimeQuest
Transceiver Toolkit

Third-Party Trademarks

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ARM Limited

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Mentor Graphics Corporation

DesktopASIC™, Exemplar™, Exemplar Logic™, FlowTabs™, Galileo®, Galileo Extreme™, HDLInventor™, Leonardo™, LeonardoInsight™, LeonardoSpectrum™, Mentor Graphics®,Model Technology™, ModelSim®, ModelSim LNL™, P&Rintegrator™, SmartScripts™, SynthesisWizard™, VHDL Explorer™ and XlibCreator™ are trademarks and/or service marks of Mentor Graphics Corporation.

HyperTransport Technology Consortium

HyperTransport™ is a licensed trademark of the HyperTransport Technology Consortium in the U.S. and other jurisdictions.

RapidIO Trade Association

RapidIO® is the trademark of the RapidIO Trade Association.

PCI-SIG

PCI-SIG®, PCI™, PCI Express®, PCIe®, Expressmodule™, PCI-X™, PCI Hot Plug™ and Mini PCI™ are registered or unregistered trademarks and/or service marks of PCI-SIG.

Synopsys, Inc.

Synopsys®, and DesignWare® are the registered trademarks of Synopsys, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

OpenCL

OpenCL™ and the OpenCL logo are trademarks of Apple Inc. used by permission by Khronos.

 

JEDEC Solid State Technology Association

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