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Actel’s IGLOO and ProASIC3 FPGAs Voted Best All Around FPGAs


Mountain View, CA — Actel Corporation (Nasdaq: ACTL) today announced that its IGLOO® FPGAs and ProASIC®3 FPGAs were awarded Best All Around FPGAs in Penton Media’s Best Electronic Design Competition for 2008.

Featured in Electronic Design magazine’s December special issue, the award highlights the most significant technologies in advancing electronic design. The magazine also honors some of the outstanding end-product designs produced in the last year. Looking at key technologies covered in the magazine’s pages and online during the year, along with reader feedback, the magazine’s technical editors chose the products and solutions they felt had the greatest impact on design in 2008.

Actel IGLOO flash-based, ultra-low power FPGAs are designed to meet the demanding power, area and cost requirements of today’s power-constrained applications. IGLOO FPGAs range in densities from 10k to 3M system gates, with power consumption as low as two microwatts and package size as small as 3x3 mm. ProASIC3 flash-based, low-power FPGAs with densities of 10k to 3M system gates provide designers with access to flexible, feature-rich solutions that offer low power, low cost and speed.

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