Xilinx, Arm, Cadence Design Systems, Inc., and TSMC announced a collaboration to build the first Cache Coherent Interconnect for Accelerators (CCIX) test chip in TSMC 7nm FinFET process technology for delivery in 2018. The test chip aims to provide a silicon proof point to demonstrate the capabilities of CCIX in enabling multi-core high-performance Arm® CPUs […]
HCC Embedded, experts in software for securely storing and communicating embedded data, has added support for the Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable system-on-chip (SoC) family of devices. Developers using Xilinx Zynq-7000 SoCs now have access to HCC’s entire suite of advanced flash storage and communications middleware. Solutions for Zynq SoCs include fail-safe flash file systems; MISRA-compliant TCP/IP, TLS, […]
Premier Farnell, the Development Distributor, announces the addition of Xilinx All Programmable Devices to their extensive product offering. By adding Xilinx to their growing list of global franchised suppliers, Premier Farnell are giving their customers access to their market leading devices that provide both design flexibility and freedom. Mike Barone, VP Channel Sales for Xilinx says “We […]
Avnet introduced the compact and cost-effective MiniZed Zynq SoC development platform. MiniZed provides an entry-level development and demonstration platform for single-core Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC devices. This cost-optimized solution supports cloud connectivity and industrial IoT applications such as motor control and embedded vision. The $89 starter kit is now available for ordering, with shipments starting in […]
Xilinx, Inc. announced integration of 56G PAM4 transceiver technology into its industry-leading Virtex UltraScale+ FPGAs. Built upon proven 16nm FinFET+ FPGA fabric, these devices will expand the Virtex product line to drive the next wave of Ethernet deployment and provide seamless migration of existing systems to next-gen backplane, optics, and high performance interconnects. Targeted for […]
Xilinx, Inc. today announced that its Spartan-7 family of FPGAs is now available for order and shipping to standard lead times. As a key member of Xilinx’s Cost-Optimized Portfolio, this device family is designed to meet the needs of cost-sensitive markets by delivering low cost and low power entry points that are I/O optimized for connectivity […]
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Xilinx, Inc. announced the 2017.1 release of the Vivado® Design Suite HLx Editions, with broad availability of Partial Reconfiguration technology to enable dynamic field updates and increased systems integration in a broad range of applications such as wired & wireless networking, test & measurement, aerospace & defense, automotive, and data centers. Xilinx Partial Reconfiguration technology […]
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Xilinx, Inc. announced a disruptive integration and architectural breakthrough for 5G wireless with the infusion of RF-class analog technology into its 16nm All Programmable MPSoCs. Xilinx’s new All Programmable RFSoCs eliminate discrete data converters, providing 50-75% power and footprint reduction for 5G massive-MIMO and millimeter wave wireless backhaul applications. Large scale 2D antenna array systems […]
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FPGAs are highly configurable, general purpose integrated circuits (ICs) filled with small programmable digital logic building blocks called “logic cells” (by Altera) or “logic elements” (by Xilinx). A custom IC, or Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC), is very similar but with ASICs, a custom circuit design is set in silicon and is difficult to change […]