Reply to post: Re: FPGA vs ASIC

Intel buys eASIC because FPGAs aren't always the answer

Gene Cash Silver badge

Re: FPGA vs ASIC

> An FPGA is primarily for prototyping an ASIC

Not always. I've seen satellite designs where switching the telemetry compression and/or encoding scheme is done by reprogramming FPGAs on-the-fly. (no pun intended)

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