Adaptive system-on-modules for accelerating innovation
Xilinx has introduced the Kria portfolio of adaptive system-on-modules (SOMs), production-ready small form factor embedded boards that enable rapid deployment in edge-based applications. Coupled with a complete software stack and pre-built, production-grade accelerated applications, Kria adaptive SOMs are a new method of bringing adaptive computing to AI and software developers.
7nm Versal AI Core and Versal Prime series launched
Xilinx has announced that its Versal AI Core and Versal Prime series devices are now shipping to customers in full production volumes. Additionally, the third series in the Versal portfolio, Versal Premium, has now shipped to multiple tier-one customers through the company’s early access program.
Innovative tech drives rapid deployment of new 5G products
The wireless future is about developing the most compelling products using a combination of advanced technologies to maximise system performance, while optimising both cost and power. Brendan Farley, VP Wireless Engineering & MD EMEA at Xilinx explains.
UltraScale+ for compact, high-performance edge compute
Xilinx has announced the company has expanded its UltraScale+ portfolio for markets with new applications that require ultra-compact and intelligent edge solutions. With form factors that are 70% smaller than traditional chip-scale packaging, the new Artix and Zynq UltraScale+ devices can now address a wider range of applications within the industrial, vision, healthcare, broadcast, consumer, automotive, and networking markets.
UltraScale+ portfolio for high-performance edge solutions
Xilinx has announced the company has expanded its UltraScale+ portfolio for new markets and applications that require ultra-compact and intelligent edge solutions. With new form factors that are 70% smaller than traditional Xilinx chip-scale packaging, the new Artix and Zynq UltraScale+ families can now address a wider range of applications within the industrial, vision, healthcare, broadcast, consumer, automotive, and networking markets.
Critical AI video analytics
Xilinx has launched an AI video analytics platform with an ecosystem of partner solutions built to accelerate the most complex and latency-sensitive AI video inferencing applications. Pejman Roshan, Vice President of Marketing, Data Center Group, explains more.
Data centres enhanced with accelerated Alveo SmartNICs
Addressing the demands of the modern data centre, Xilinx has announced a range of new data centre products and solutions, including a new family of Alveo SmartNICs, smart world AI video analytics applications, an accelerated algorithmic trading reference design for sub-microsecond trading, and the Xilinx App Store.
Algorithmic trading made easy
Since the millennium algorithmic trading has been gaining traction and is now widely used by investment banks, pension, mutual and hedge funds, that may need to spread out the execution of a larger order or perform trades too fast for human traders to react to. A study in 2019 showed that around 92% of trading in the foreign exchange market was performed by trading algorithms rather than humans. However, systems that are deployed today are by no ...
Xilinx and Fujitsu support UltraScale+ 5G deployments
Xilinx has announced that the company is supplying its UltraScale+ technology to Fujitsu for its O-RAN 5G radio units (O-RUs). Fujitsu O-RUs using Xilinx technology will be deployed in the first O-RAN-compliant 5G greenfield networks in the US Fujitsu is also evaluating Xilinx RFSoC technology to further reduce cost and power consumption for additional future site deployments.
Adaptive computing: A Swiss Army Knife for today and tomorrow’s AI
Kiran Vishal Thanjavur Bhaaskar, Sr. IIoT & AI Solutions Architect - Industrial, Vision, Healthcare & Sciences at Xilinx explains how adaptive computing has the tools needed to do every job.
Xilinx acquires assets of Falcon Computing Solutions
Xilinx has announced it has acquired Falcon Computing Solutions, a privately-held provider of high-level synthesis (HLS) compiler optimisation technology for hardware acceleration of software applications. The acquisition will make adaptive computing more accessible to software developers by enhancing the Xilinx Vitis Unified Software Platform with automated hardware-aware optimisations.
Samsung SmartSSD computational storage drive released
Xilinx and Samsung Electronics have announced the availability of the Samsung SmartSSD Computational Storage Drive (CSD). Powered by Xilinx FPGAs, the SmartSSD CSD is an adaptable computational storage platform providing the performance, customisation, and scalability required by data-intensive applications.
Zynq RFSoC DFE for mass 5G radio deployments
Xilinx has introduced Zynq RFSoC DFE, a class of adaptive radio platforms designed to meet the evolving standards of 5G NR wireless applications.
Collaboration for energy efficient 5G radio solutions
Xilinx has announced a collaboration with Texas Instruments (TI) to develop scalable and adaptable digital front-end (DFE) solutions to increase energy efficiency of lower antenna count radios and 5G radios. The solutions leverage Xilinx's adaptable IP to enhance the RF performance and improve the power efficiency of indoor and outdoor radio applications.
Adaptive radio platform combines flexibility for 5G standards
Xilinx has introduced Zynq RFSoC DFE, a breakthrough class of adaptive radio platforms designed to meet the evolving standards of 5G NR wireless applications. Zynq RFSoC DFE combines hardened Digital Front-End (DFE) blocks and adaptable logic to build high performance, low power, and cost effective 5G NR radio solutions for a broad array of use cases ranging across 5G low-, mid-, and high- band spectrum.
A milestone in the making: 1 billion Spartan family devices sold
We’ve achieved a monumental milestone in the company’s history with over one billion Spartan family devices sold to date! No other FPGA family in our portfolio has reached this significant milestone. The flagship of our cost optimised portfolio, Spartan family devices are an industry staple with each generation delivering new and cutting-edge capabilities for industrial, consumer, and automotive applications including any-to-any ...
Xilinx and Spline.AI develop X-ray classification deep-learning model
Xilinx has introduced a fully functional medical X-ray classification deep-learning model and a reference design kit, in association with Spline.AI on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The high-performance model is deployed on the Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC device based ZCU104 and leverages the Xilinx deep learning processor unit (DPU), a soft-IP tensor accelerator, which is powerful enough to run a variety of neural networks, including classificatio...
Xilinx and Continental production-ready 4D imaging radar for autonomous driving
Xilinx and Continental have announced that Xilinx will power Continental’s new Advanced Radar Sensor (ARS) 540 with the Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC platform, creating a production-ready 4D imaging radar. The collaboration enables newly-produced vehicles equipped with the ARS540 to realise SAE J3016 Level 2 functionalities and will pave the way toward Level 5 autonomous driving systems.
Xilinx Multi-function Telco accelerator card for 5G O-RAN virtual baseband unit markets
Xilinx has announced the T1 Telco Accelerator Card for O-RAN distributed units (O-DUs) and virtual baseband units (vBBUs) in 5G networks. Built using the same field-proven Xilinx silicon and IP already being deployed in 5G networks, the T1 card is a multi-function PCIe form factor card which performs both O-RAN fronthaul protocols and layer 1 offload.
Subaru selects Xilinx to power new-generation EyeSight system
Xilinx has announced that its technology is powering the new version of Subaru’s vision-based advanced driver-assistance system (ADAS), EyeSight. Integrated into the all-new Subaru Levorg, the new EyeSight system will provide advanced features including adaptive cruise control, lane-keep assist and pre-collision braking, putting best-in-class safety technology into the hands of consumers.