Xilinx rolled out ISE Design Suite 11.1 this week. The latest version of ISE features fully interoperable domain-specific design flows and user-specific configurations for logic, digital signal processing (DSP), embedded processing, and system-level design. ISE Design Suite 11.1 is ideal for creating FPGA-based system-on-chip solutions targeting a wide variety of markets and applications. The ISE Design Suite 11.1 with complete domain-specific editions supporting Virtex-5 and Spartan-3 FPGA families is available now. U.S. list price for ISE Design Suite 11.1 node-locked license starts at: $2,995 for Logic Edition; $3,395 for Embedded Edition; $4,195 for DSP Edition; and $4,595 for System Edition.
Domain Specific Design Configurations
ISE Design Suite Logic Edition
Optimized for logic and connectivity designers with the Xilinx Base Targeted Design Platform, and includes: ISE Foundation, ISE Simulator, PlanAhead(TM) Design and Analysis Tool, ChipScope(TM) Pro Debug and Serial I/O Toolkit, extensive catalog of foundation IP, and bitstream generation/device programming utilities.
ISE Design Suite DSP Edition
Optimized for algorithm, system, and hardware developers with the Xilinx DSP Domain Targeted Design Platform, and includes: System Generator for DSP, AccelDSP(TM) Synthesis Tool and DSP-specific IP, plus all base-level FPGA design tools and technologies in the Logic Edition.
ISE Design Suite Embedded Edition
Optimized for embedded system designers (both hardware and software programmers) with the Xilinx Embedded Domain Targeted Design Platform, and includes: the Embedded Development Kit (EDK) with Platform Studio Design Suite, Software Developers Kit (SDK) now also available as a standalone product, embedded-specific IP including the MicroBlaze(TM) soft processor, plus all base-level FPGA design tools and technologies in the Logic Edition.
ISE Design Suite System Edition
Optimized for system designers with the Xilinx Connectivity Domain Targeted Design Platform, and includes: all the tools, technologies, and IP in the Logic Edition, DSP Edition and Embedded Edition.
Support for Virtex-6 and Spartan-6 FPGAs is available through the ISE Design Suite 11.1 early access program with general public support to follow in the ISE Design Suite 11.2 release. Flexible floating licensing options are also available.
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