IGLOO Nano & Icicle FPGA kits
Often when we talk about FPGA, the first we think of are Altera or Xilinx (in alphabetical order) – but these are not the only manufacturers of this type of devices. Actel is another one. Among its ICs, we find the Fusions, the ProASIC3s and the IGLOOs. Actel is currently playing the low consumption card and states that its IGLOO ICs are the most energy-efficient on the market. We tried out two IGLOO evaluation boards, the Icicle and the nano. Here are the results we got.