The Intel® SoC FPGA Embedded Development Suite (SoC EDS) is a comprehensive tool suite for embedded software development on Intel SoC FPGAs. It comprises development tools, utility programs, and design examples to jump-start firmware and application software development.
SoC EDS also enables you to:
- Leverage the power of ARM* Development Studio 5* (DS-5*) Intel SoC FPGA Edition to code, build, debug, and optimize your application.
- Expedite SoC FPGA embedded systems development with utility programs and run-time software.
- Jump start development with bare-metal and Linux* application examples.
Intel SoC EDS is now available in Standard and Pro Editions. Both Standard and Pro Editions are available with a Free and a Paid license for ARM DS-5 Intel SoC FPGA Edition toolkit.
SoC EDS Standard - SoC EDS Standard includes extensive support for 28 nm SoC FPGA device families Intel® Cylone® V SoC and Intel® Arria® V SoC.
SoC EDS Pro - SoC EDS Pro is optimized to support the advanced features in the next-generation SoC FPGA device families such as Intel Arria 10 SoC.
Note: Intel Arria 10 SoC is supported by both Standard and Pro Edition software but Intel Arria 10 SoC customers are encouraged to use the Pro Edition software to leverage device-specific optimizations. See the Getting Started section below to compare editions.
The following updates are included as part of the release to Intel® SoC EDS v18.0:
Easy access to low-level hardware for configuration and control.
Golden Hardware Reference Design (GHRD) for SoC FPGA development kits. U-Boot, Linux*>, and bare metal reference examples to jump start your development.
ARM* DS-5* Intel® SoC FPGA EditionDeveloped in partnership with ARM, the ARM* Development Studio 5* (DS-5*) Intel® SoC FPGA Edition is an end-to-end suite of tools for embedded C/C++ software development on any Intel SoC FPGAs. It combines almost all features of the ARM DS-5 Professional Edition with powerful FPGA-adaptive debugging capabilities, providing unmatched visibility and control of your SoC FPGA.
Device Configuration Tools
Learn more about device configuration tools available including compiler tool chains, a BSP editor, the Embedded Command Shell tool, SD Card Boot Utility, and Intel® Quartus® Prime Software Programmer and Signal Tap Logic Analyzer.