Xilinx to Present FPGA and Embedded Processing at NIWeek 2011

Xilinx will take part in NIWeek 2011, which is hosted by National Instruments. Xilinx will demonstrate and discuss FPGA and embedded processing innovation in technical sessions, theater presentations and demonstrations. NIWeek 2011 will take place August 2-4 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas. Xilinx’s participation include the opening keynote, awards ceremony, and demonstration of the company’s Zynq-7000 Extensible Processing Platform.

Xilinx at NIWeek 2011

The Future of System Design Symposium Keynote
Tuesday, August 2
10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Room #3
Xilinx will introduce some of the critical hardware innovations transforming the landscape of system design that present opportunities for innovation as well as significant challenges for software development. Learn how processor and FPGA technologies are converging to provide new functionality as well as how hardware and software design tools must adapt to these new advances.

Keynote Participation
Wednesday, August 3
8:30 -10:00 a.m., Ballroom G
Vision and roadmap keynote session will provide an introduction and demonstration of the company’s Zynq-7000 Extensible Processing Platform.

New IP Available for Xilinx FPGAs Through Open Standards
Wednesday, August 3
4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m., Room #12B
In this technical session, will discuss how the company has standardized its tools and IP on open industry standards to enable an easy-to-use delivery mechanism for Xilinx IP, third-party ecosystem IP and a customer-developed IP.

Addressing the Technical Bandwidth Challenges in Embedded Industrial Applications
Thursday, August 4
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Room #16A
Xilinx will explain the benefits of using FPGA-based solutions for embedded industrial applications such as safety, control algorithms, and industrial networking.

Embedded Processing Solutions for Industrial Applications
Wednesday, August 3
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Technology Theater on Expo Floor
Xilinx will describe a flexible approach to custom electronic system design through the integration of traditional processor systems and FPGAs.


  • Zynq-7000 Extensible Processing Platform demo
    Xilinx will demonstrate FPGA and embedded processor programmability in a single system-on-a-chip (SOC) utilizing LabVIEW
  • Ultrasound Demo
    Xilinx will showcase rapid prototyping using NI PXI hardware and NI FlexRIO FPGA modules
  • Academic Digital Design Solution
    Xilinx will demonstrate a hands-on design, simulation, and analysis performed in LabVIEW software targeting Xilinx technology

Graphical System Design Achievement Awards
Tuesday, August 2
6:30 p.m.
The Xilinx-sponsored LabVIEW FPGA Innovation Award will be given to the industry and academic papers that detail the most innovative applications using LabVIEW system design software to program the FPGA in NI hardware including PXI-based R Series modules and NI CompactRIO, NI FlexRIO, or NI Single-board RIO devices. The winning papers will describe an application that takes advantage of the FPGA resources to build a unique solution and boost overall system performance.

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