Merlin Compiler

System Diagram

Arria Series: Intel® Arria® 10

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Falcon Merlin Compiler provides push-button C/C++ to a highly-optimized FPGA implementation including host code generation and optimization of accelerator design, data transfer and reuse. It works seamlessly with Intel FPGA SDK for OpenCL Development flow.


  • Automatically performs source to source optimization of C/C++ applications for better QOR
  • Pure C/C++ based flow – No FPGA Expertise required
  • Open-MP like high level programming model
  • Flow easily managed with Makefile

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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