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).
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.
Avnet Electronics Marketing rolled out the production-grade ZedBoard. According to the company, it is the industry’s first development kit to offer production silicon of the Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable (AP) SoC. The ZedBoard kit includes the ZedBoard, power supply, USB cable, and pre-configured SD card containing a bootable Linux reference design. The ZedBoard is available now for $395.
Xilinx’s All Programmable 7 series FPGAs and Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoCs have achieved full PCI Express compliance and are now listed on the PCI-SIG integrator’s list. With 7 series FPGA and Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC integrated blocks for PCI Express Gen2 and Gen3, designers can meet high system bandwidth and programmable systems integration requirements needed in a variety of markets, including communications, storage and server applications.
Avnet Electronics Marketing announced the Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable (AP) SoC Mini-Module Plus. The new product is a system-on-module (SOM) based on the Xilinx Zynq-7000 AP SoC XC7Z045T device. A complete Xilinx Zynq-7000 AP SoC Mini-Module Plus System including Mini-Module Plus baseboard, Zynq-7000 AP SoC module, and Mini-Module Plus power module is priced at $2,095.
Xilinx released version 2.1 of their Real-Time Video Engine. RTVE runs on the OZ745 Zynq-7045 All Programmable system-on-a-chip (SoC) baseboard from OmniTek. RTVE 2.1 is a key component of the Xilinx All Programmable Smarter Vision solutions, which combines the Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC, Vivado High-Level Synthesis (HLS) with IP integrator software tools, OpenCV libraries, SmartCORE IP and hardware development kits
Trenz Electronic introduced a new series of FPGA and SoC modules. The all-programmable SoMs are based on the latest Xilinx all-programmable devices (Artix, Kintex, and Zynq-7000 FPGA devices). They are available in a uniform 4cm x 5cm form factor. In addition, all modules and boards can be integrated and customized. Reference designs are available free of charge.
Xilinx launched the new Zynq-7100 All Programmable SoC devices. The Zynq-7100 features an ARM processor and the industry’s highest performance digital signal processing (DSP). The device sets a new industry benchmark with greater than twice the signal processing capability of the most advanced All Programmable SoC available to date. The new member of the Zynq-7000 family is ideal for next-generation smart wireless, broadcast, medical and military applications.
Xilinx has been acquiring and developing a SmartCORE IP portfolio and a critical mass of application specialists and services that leverage Xilinx’s All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs, and 3D ICs. The company’s goal is to fill in the growing gaps in ASIC and ASSP offerings for next-generation smarter networks and data centers.
Tokyo Electron Device (TED) launched the TB-7Z-020-EMC extension microcontroller card. It features a Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC. The TED TB-7Z-020-EMC features both an ARM Cortex-A9 MPcore with on-chip connection to a FPGA fabric and a Zynq-7000. It can be used to implement evaluation systems into various different development projects. The card will ship in early January.