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FPGA seminars, workshops, webinars, and other events

Altera Announces Free Debug and Timing Closure Altera Training Classes

Altera free online technical training courses

Altera is offering several free online technical training courses. The educational classes help designers stay up to date on the latest FPGA products, features, and design techniques. Engineers can learn the recommended debug methodology and analysis techniques and how to use the latest debugging tools. Topics cover include debug, timing analysis and closure.

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Analog Devices Design Conference to Cover Xilinx All Programmable FPGA

Analog Devices, Xilinx, MathWorks and Avnet Electronics Marketing are teaming together at the ADI Design Conference. The virtual event will give analog, mixed-signal and embedded systems engineers the opportunity to learn from leading, high-performance signal processing industry experts. The online conference will take place from 12 pm to 5 pm EDT with a live keynote speaker and interactive Q&A sessions.

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Webinar: Designing Advanced Embedded Systems with Xilinx Zynq

Techonline is offering a webinar this week about the Xilinx Zynq. The title of the webcast is Designing Advanced Embedded Systems with Xilinx Zynq: How to Break Software Bottlenecks with Accelerators. The online seminar will take place Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 11am PST (2pm EST, 6pm GMT). The webinar will be presented by Barrie Mullins (Zynq Development Director, Xilinx) and Rob Armstrong Jr.(Processor Specialist FAE, Xilinx).

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Webinar: Accelerating OpenCV with Zynq-7000, Vivado HLS Video Libraries

Xilinx is hosting a webinar about the Vivado HLS Video Libraries. The webcast will show how to rapidly accelerate real-time computer vision algorithms and integrate them into designs using Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC devices. The title of the webinar is: How to Accelerate OpenCV Applications with Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC using Vivado HLS Video Libraries. The online seminar will take place Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 8am PST (11am EST, 3 GMT).

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Altera to Host FPGA Related Seminars in September

Altera is hosting a series of FPGA related seminars in September. The training will take place in cities across the US and Canada. The classes are:

  • Designing with an ARM-based SoC
  • Developing Software for an ARM-based SoC
  • Parallel Computing with OpenCL Workshop
  • Advanced Timing Analysis with TimeQuest
  • Timing Closure with the Quartus II Software
  • Introduction to the Qsys System Integration Tool
  • Advanced Qsys System Integration Tool Methodologies

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Xilinx to Discuss and Demonstrate Smarter Solutions for Wireless Networks

At the Linley Tech Carrier Conference, Xilinx will present smarter solutions for wireless networks. Engineers at the show will have the opportunity to learn how Xilinx’s smarter All Programmable solutions are helping designers overcome Hetereogenous Mobile Network challenges as well as see a live demonstration of Xilinx’s wireless radio solution platform. Linley Carrier Conference 2013 will take place June 12-13, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Santa Clara, California.

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SEU Immunity: Is Your Design Really Safe? Webinar

Microsemi will host a webinar on single event upset (SEU). Attendees will learn about the risks and consequences of configuration failures in Flash, Antifuse and SRAM FPGA technologies, as well as background information on the physical failure mechanisms associated with SEUs. The webcast is titled SEU Immunity: Is Your Design Really Safe? The online seminar will take place Wednesday, April 17 at 8 am PDT.

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MSC and eVision Offers Lattice Development CPLDs and FPGAs Workshops

MSC and eVision Systems will be hosting Lattice FPGA workshops next month. The one-day events will focus on FPGA design with VHDL using MachXO2 devices from Lattice Semiconductor. The workshops are held in German language with English slides. The workshop costs 129€ per person plus VAT. The training includes a MachXO2 Breakout Board and Lattice SW starter kit.

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Avnet Announces Microsemi SmartFusion2 SoC FPGA SpeedWay Design Workshops

Avnet Memec announced a new series of Microsemi SpeedWay Design Workshops. The focus of the events is the new Microsemi SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs. The workshops will be held in 26 cities throughout North America. The first workshops will take place on February 19th in San Jose and Philadelphia. The cost of the one-day workshops is $99 per person. Each attendee will receive a SmartFusion2 Starter Kit ($299 value).

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