Re: Altera NIOS processor

From: jim granville (no.spam_at_designtools.co.nz)
Date: 01/09/04


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

David Brown wrote:
> "Jack" <dreamguy007@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:b7c82826.0401071925.6b115afc@posting.google.com...
>
>>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...)
<snip>
  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)
-jg