Genomics Analysis Solutions

System Diagram

Arria Series: Intel® Arria® 10

Altera: Intellectual Property: Compiler Tool; Segment: Genomics


Falcon Genomics Appliance and Cloud Solutions provide standardized flow recommended by GATK best practice pipeline. The solutions leverage Falcon Merlin Compiler and Kestrel Runtime technologies. We use customized Intel FPGA hardware to accelerate open-source genomics analysis software without any modification to the original algorithm. We provide complete and flexible solutions in a significantly shorter time span and make it available on-premise and in the cloud.


  • Appliance allows local real-time processing and reduces storage requirements
  • Cloud solutions for standard and FPGA-accelerated instances
  • Standardized flow - Matches results of GATK 3.x best practices
  • Support for emerging GATK4 reference flows
  • Significant gains to GATK pipeline - 10x improvements observed

Validated for use with

Quartus Prime Pro Version 17.0
Acceleration Stack version 1.0 Alpha
Xeon + FPGA Platforms supported Intel® Programmable Accelerator Card with Intel® Arria® 10 GX FPGA
Device Family Arria 10
Cloud Deployments Alibaba

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