Creating Wireless Designs

Intel and its partners offer a wide range of tools to help you resolve common wireless design challenges and significantly shorten your design cycle. To learn more, browse through our available high-level design (HLD) tools, FPGA development kits, daughtercards, reference designs, and intellectual property (IP) cores.

Intel and its third-party intellectual property (IP) partners offer a large selection of off-the-shelf IP cores optimized for Intel® devices.

The table below lists the available licensed and unlicensed IP solutions for this end market. Click on each product name for specifications and evaluation information. Note that licensed and unlicensed IP come bundled with Intel Quartus® Prime design software. To learn about additional IP from Intel and its partners, go to the Intellectual Property & Reference Designs page.

Intel FPGA IP Cores

1/10 Gbps Ethernet Intel FPGA IP

10 Gbps Ethernet MAC Intel FPGA IP






FIR Compiler II/FIR Compiler Intel FPGA IP

High-Speed Reed Solomon Intel FPGA IP

Bose, Chaudhuri, and Hocquenghem (BCH) Intel FPGA IP

Turbo Intel FPGA IP

Low Density Parity Check (LDPC) Intel FPGA IP

Reed Solomon Encoder/Decoder II Intel FPGA IP

Viterbi Compiler Intel FPGA IP

Intel and its partners develop and deliver reference designs that provide efficient solutions for common system design problems.

The table below lists the available reference designs for wireless end markets. Click on each product name for specifications and evaluation information. To learn about additional reference designs from Intel and its partners, go to the All Reference Designs page.

Reference Designs

10 Gbps Ethernet Reference Design

PCI Express* Reference Designs and Application Notes

QR Matrix Decomposition Reference Design

Implementing OFDM Modulation and Demodulation

The following reference designs can be found in the latest version of the DSP Builder for Intel FPGAs Advanced (DSPBA)

Crest factor reduction (CFR)

Blind CFR1

E-Band transceiver with synthesizable channel model

Digital up-converter/digital down-converter (DUC/DDC)1

LTE transmitter

1Will be available in DSPBA version 16.0


Other DSP Builder for Intel FPGAs Examples or References

DSP Builder for Intel FPGAs

CIC Interpolation Filter with Multi-Channel Data Support

Coefficients Reload Design Example for FIR Compiler - Verilog

Designing Digital Down Conversion Systems

Multi-channel Farrow Filter Design Example

Accelerated FIR with Built-In Direct Memory Access Example

Polyphase Modulation with Aliasing for Data Up-Conversion

Reconfigurable Decimation Filter Design Example Using DSP Builder for Intel FPGAs (Advanced Blockset)

Using CIC Decimation Filter with Multi-channel Support

Variable Integer Rate Decimation Filter Design Example

Development Kits

Intel FPGA development kits provide a complete, high-quality design environment that simplifies the design process and reduces time to market. Development kits include software, reference designs, cables, and programming hardware.

You can purchase products online from our eStore, from a distributor or sales representative, or, for partner kits, contact the partner directly. For more information, go to the main development kits page.

Product Name 

Technology Connector   Price 

XTS Card

Interface HSMC $140 Terasic


Interface HSMC $55 Terasic

Universal Wireless Communications Toolkit

- HSMC $2,800 Lime Microsystems

QuadPHY 10/100/1000

- HSMC $395 Nine Ways R&D

TwoPHY 10/100

- HSMC $145 Nine Ways R&D

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