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Broad IP, software, hardware and design services offerings enable smarter, connected, highly differentiated systems based on Xilinx All Programmable devices.

Systems with unprecedented levels of software-based intelligence, optimized hardware and any-to-any connectivity are shaping the future of embedded vision and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). At Embedded World in Nuremberg, Germany, in February, Xilinx® announced it had strengthened and expanded the ecosystem that supports the development of IIoT and embedded vision systems based on Xilinx All Programmable devices. Xilinx and its ecosystem partners demonstrated offerings at the show that make it easier for users to develop all manner of smarter, connected and highly differentiated systems. The ecosystem announcement at Embedded World completes three milestones Xilinx has met in the past year. On March 9, 2015, Xilinx announced its SDSoC™ development environment, which permits the community of designers writing C/C++ programs to work with Xilinx Zynq®-7000 SoCs. The environment targets algorithm developers who are not accustomed to getting under the hood and changing hardware using Verilog or VHDL, but who can benefit from the superior performance and performance/watt of Xilinx devices. On Sept. 30, 2015, Xilinx announced that it had begun shipping the Zynq UltraScale+™ MPSoC. And on Feb. 16, 2016, Xilinx announced the strengthening and expansion of the ecosystem supporting Zynq-based designs in the embedded vision and IIoT arenas. The exciting applications emerging in industrial/ embedded vision and IIoT cut across the industrial, scientific, medical, pro A/V, consumer, aerospace and defense, and automotive market segments. The key barrier to using the superior performance and performance/watt characteristics of Xilinx All Programmable devices has been the programming model. First Quarter 2016

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Xcell Journal Issue 94  

Cover Story: Xilinx Extends Ecosystem to Reshape the Future of Embedded Vision, IIoT System Design Intelligent Gateways Make a Factory Sma...

Xcell Journal Issue 94  

Cover Story: Xilinx Extends Ecosystem to Reshape the Future of Embedded Vision, IIoT System Design Intelligent Gateways Make a Factory Sma...