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{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Use mdy dates |date=__DATE__ |$B= }} {{#invoke:Hatnote|hatnote}} {{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Refimprove |date=__DATE__ |$B= {{#invoke:Message box|ambox}} }} {{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} Altera Corporation is an American manufacturer of Programmable Logic Devices (PLDs), reconfigurable complex digital circuits.<ref name=Zacks13April2012>Zacks Equity Research, NASDAQ. "Altera Shipping 28-nm FPGAs." April 13, 2012. Retrieved May 8, 2012.</ref> The company released its first PLD in 1984.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Altera's main products are the Stratix, Arria and Cyclone series FPGAs,<ref name=Zacks13April2012/> the MAX series CPLDs,<ref name=Zacks13April2012/> Quartus II design software,<ref>Clive Maxfield, "Altera's Quartus II design software features Qsys System Integration Tool", EETimes, May 9, 2011. Retrieved June 6, 2012.</ref><ref>Clive Maxfield, "Latest and greatest Quartus II design software from Altera", EETimes, November 7, 2011. Retrieved June 6, 2012.</ref> and Enpirion PowerSoC DC-DC power solutions.

Altera and Intel announced on June 1, 2015 that they have agreed that Intel would acquire Altera in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $16.7 billion.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

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