Xilinx Opens New HQ in Singapore, Receives EEPW Awards

Xilinx Opens New Regional Headquarters in Singapore
Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX) opened their new, expanded regional headquarters in Singapore. Located in the Changi Business Park, the new 20,000 square meter Xilinx Asia Pacific (XAP) headquarters can house up to 500 employees, providing four times the capacity of its previous on-site manufacturing facility and three times the in-house process development resources. Xilinx also announced the formation of a joint lab at the Republic Polytechnic (RP), the company’s first in Southeast Asia. Donations in silicon and electronic design automation software will enable professors and students to be trained in embedded system design and development for a variety of end applications (e.g., video and audio quality enhancement technologies for digital entertainment).

Xilinx Receives Awards from EEPW Magazine
Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX) has won two awards from China’s Electronic Engineering & Product World (EEPW) magazine. Xilinx(R) Spartan(TM)-3A DSP platform of low-cost FPGAs, optimized for DSP applications, won the 2007 China Influential Embedded System New Technology Award. Nominations were submitted by a committee of over 20 industry experts and online votes were cast by thousands of design engineers throughout China over the course of 50 days. More than 100 other products were submitted for nomination by more than 50 semiconductor vendors. Xilinx was also recognized for ranking among the top news stories in EEPW’s Top 10 China Influential Embedded System News category for its rollout of 65nm devices.