In this paper, we demonstrate systems based on Spartan-6 series FPGAs that provide full support for active partial run-time reconfiguration. We will summarize design factors for successfully applying run-time reconfiguration, reveal details on partial reconfiguration on Spartan-6 FPGAs, and introduce our easy to use design flow. In this flow, a module can multiple times be instantiated or even migrated to different systems without the need to physically reimplement such a module. The demo systems can host manifold different partial modules that each are capable to manipulate a video stream.
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