Re: Altera NIOS processor

From: jim granville (
Date: 01/09/04

Date: Fri, 09 Jan 2004 16:13:53 +1300

David Brown wrote:
> "Jack" <> wrote in message
>>Do you know if there is any license/royalty fee for using NIOS core in
> your product?
> We've recently got a NIOS development kit, and I'm enjoying playing with it.
> This is my understanding of the licencing:
> There is no royalty on products using the NIOS core (things might get more
> complicated if you want to use a NIOS in a Xilinx fpga...)
  You will find that using NIOS in anything OTHER than Altera silicon is
expressly verboten.
  (But there are fpga-cores offered for other vendors FPGAs)