MathWorks xPC Target 5.0 Support FPGA

MathWorks introduced xPC Target 5.0. The real-time rapid control prototyping and hardware-in-the-loop simulation tool now includes support for FPGA devices. With xPC Target, computationally intensive algorithms can now run on FPGA boards. Control systems engineers can now program FPGA boards for xPC Target Turnkey systems using code generated by Simulink HDL Coder. xPC Target is available now with prices starting at $4,000.

MathWorks xPC Target 5.0 real-time rapid control prototyping and hardware-in-the-loop simulation tool

xPC Target 5.0 Features

  • Ability to program FPGA boards for xPC Target Turnkey systems (with Simulink HDL Coder)
  • Task-level profiling of execution times to help with load balancing
  • Support for cameras based on the Camera Link interface standard
  • Image acquisition from USB webcams
  • Ability to send and receive UDP packets in real time
  • Real-time execution of Simulink and Stateflow models on a target computer via an optimized real-time kernel
  • Support for target computer hardware, including PMC, PCI, PCIe, cPCI, and PC104 form factors
  • Blocks supporting numerous I/O modules, including analog I/O, digital I/O, pulse train generation and capture, and shared memory
  • Blocks supporting communication protocols and data buses, including serial, UDP/IP, CAN, J1939, ARINC 429, and MIL-STD-1553
  • Tools for real-time monitoring, parameter tuning, and data logging
  • Standalone operation with xPC Target Embedded Option
  • APIs for developing user interfaces (Visual Basic, C/C++, Java, and .NET)

More info: MathWorks xPC Target