Intel FPGA Board Support from HDL Verifier

Use HDL Verifier for FPGA-in-the-loop (FIL) support for FPGA-based verification on Intel FPGA boards

Capabilities and Features

HDL Verifier™ automates the verification of HDL code on Intel® (formerly Altera®) FPGA boards by enabling FPGA-in-the-loop (FIL) testing. FIL testing helps ensure that the MATLAB® algorithm or Simulink® model behaves as expected in the real world, increasing confidence in your silicon implementation. The MATLAB algorithm or Simulink model is used to drive FPGA input stimuli and to analyze the output of the FPGA. With FIL testing, you can verify your design at FPGA speeds, enabling you to run more extensive sets of test cases and perform regression tests on your design.

HDL Verifier supports FIL simulation for select Intel FPGA boards. The board definition files for these boards are included in the Support Package. You can add other FPGA boards for use with FIL with FPGA board customization.

The following device families are supported:

  • Cyclone V SoC
  • Arria® 10 SoC, MAX® 10
  • Stratix® V, Arria V, Arria V SoC, Cyclone® V, Cyclone V SoC
  • Stratix IV, Cyclone IV
  • Cyclone III
  • Arria II

Platform and Release Support

See the hardware support package system requirements table for current and prior version, release, and platform availability.

View enhancements and bug fixes in release notes.

Related Hardware Support Views: Aerospace and Defense, Automotive, Communication Infrastructure, Consumer Electronics, FPGA, ASIC, and SoC Development, HDL Verifier, Industrial Automation and Machinery, Intel, MathWorks Supported, MATLAB Product Family, Medical Devices, Power Electronics Control Design, Simulink Product Family, Support Package Installer Enabled

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Support Package


Support Package Installer installs this support package. To start the installer, go to the MATLAB toolstrip and click Add-Ons > Get Hardware Support Packages. For more information, read the documentation.

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A commercial Intel FPGA board listed under Supported FPGA Devices for FIL Simulation, or other FPGA board with an Intel FPGA listed in Supported FPGA Device Families for Board Customization.



  • Intel® Quartus® Prime Design Software

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