Combined with enhanced DSP blocks, the logic structure of Altera’s Stratix series and Arria series FPGAs offer a flexible way to implement the key elements of the Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (QAM) signal-processing path in any region. With their innovative logic structure, dedicated DSP blocks, and memory blocks, Stratix series and Arria series FPGAs are perfect for cable head-end system designers who want flexibility and speedy time to market. In addition to these advanced features, Altera also provides an extensive set of IP cores and EDA tools to help simplify the design process.