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15th July 2021
Versal HBM series with high bandwidth memory for big data

Xilinx has introduced the Versal HBM adaptive compute acceleration platform (ACAP), the newest series in the Versal portfolio. The Versal HBM series enables the convergence of fast memory, secure connectivity, and adaptable compute in a single platform. Versal HBM ACAPs integrate the most advanced HBM2e DRAM, providing 820GB/s of throughput and 32GB of capacity for eight times more memory bandwidth and 63% lower power than DDR...

28th June 2021
Versal AI Edge series extended with performance-per-watt

Xilinx has introduced the Versal AI Edge series, designed to enable AI innovation from the edge to the endpoint. With four times the AI performance-per-watt versus GPUs and ten times greater compute density versus previous-generation adaptive SoCs, the Versal AI Edge series is a scalable and adaptable portfolio for next-generation distributed intelligent systems.

11th June 2021
Enclustra Andromeda XZU90 SOM with up to 686 user I/Os

Enclustra’s Andromeda XZU90 is the first module from the brand new Andromeda product family. It is modular and optimised for high-end applications. It supports up to 6 Samtec ADM6-60 high-speed connectors with up to 686 user I/Os.

4th May 2021
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.

29th April 2021
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.

20th April 2021
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.

23rd March 2021
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.

16th March 2021
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.

3rd March 2021
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.

24th February 2021
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. 

23rd February 2021
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 ...

5th February 2021
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.

1st February 2021
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.

3rd December 2020
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.

23rd November 2020
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.

19th November 2020
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.

18th November 2020
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.

27th October 2020
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.

26th October 2020
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 ...

14th October 2020
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...

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