Altera Honored With 2011 Best FPGA Technology Award From CEN

Sep 15, 2011, 08:00 ET from Altera Corporation

BEIJING, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) today announced it was selected by China Electronic News (CEN) to receive the 2011 Best FPGA Technology Award. Altera was chosen during the annual FPGA Industry Development Forum held in Xi'an on August 26, 2011. This award recognizes Altera's leadership in FPGA technology and its industry-leading innovations.

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As one of the industry's leading publications in China, CEN hosts the annual FPGA Industry Development Forum to invite both upstream and downstream FPGA companies to discuss the industry's development trends and latest technologies. The forum is also an opportunity to recognize companies that have contributed to the industry's development. The selection process, which started last June, lasted for nearly three months.  The selection committee was comprised of government officials, industry experts, members from the CEN editorial team, and channel distributors who reviewed nominations from CEN editors and the public.

"Building on the success of its 40-nm product portfolio, Altera has further strengthened its leadership position across all customer types and varied industries," said Ren Aiqing, deputy editor-in-chief, CEN. "With the many innovations enabled by its 28-nm product portfolio, such as variable-precision DSP, 28-Gbps transceivers, partial reconfiguration, and Embedded HardCopy® Blocks, Altera is well positioned to lead the industry and further penetrate into market segments that previously were unreachable by FPGAs."

"We are honored to receive this prestigious award from CEN," said Vince Hu, vice president, product and corporate marketing at Altera Corporation. "Altera is committed to continuously invest in R&D and deliver superior products to enable our customers to differentiate and succeed. With our technology leadership in transceivers, power, performance, software and tools, our product leadership will continue to expand at 28 nm."

About China Electronics News

China Electronics News, under the supervision of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), is the most authoritative media in China's electronics information industry. The newspaper focuses on economics and technology to explain the latest developments in government policies guiding the electronics industry as well as on reporting the latest science and technology developments in the electronics industry. It has a circulation of 200,000 in China.

About Altera

Altera programmable solutions enable system and semiconductor companies to rapidly and cost-effectively innovate, differentiate and win in their markets. Find out more about Altera's FPGA, CPLD and ASIC devices at www.altera.com. Follow Altera via Facebook, RSS and Twitter.

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