Xilinx announces Alveo U55C most powerful accelerator card
Published in AI

HBM2 Purpose-built for HPC and big data

Xilinx has introduced the most powerful accelerator card ever purpose-built for HPC and big data workloads. It will launch with the Alveo U55C to target even bigger big data workloads from its predecessor. The new card uses new HBM2 memory, doubles the capacity, and uses a new form factor.

Amazon EC2 VT1 Instances for Live Multi-stream Video Transcoding
Published in Cloud

Powered by Xilinx Alveo U30 media accelerator card

One of the key announcements of the Xilinx Adapt 2021 event was the new Amazon EC2 VT1 instance featuring Xilinx Alveo U30 media accelerator card. Amazon is a big customer when it comes to video transcoding, and it also offers these services through its AWS Amazon EC2 VT1 instances.

Xilinx and Motovis Introduce Further Automotive Forward Camera Innovation
Published in Transportation

Complete Hardware and Software Solution

The forward-facing camera market is a growing market, and according to Strategy Analytics, it is poised to grow to a $2.4B market. Most new cars are equipped with a forward-facing camera that keeps the vehicle in lane, helps systems such as adaptive cruise control or low speed follow, detect cars, objects, pedestrians, and many more.

Xilinx announces Versal AI Edge ACAP
Published in AI
Wednesday, 28 July 2021 14:27

Xilinx announces Versal AI Edge ACAP

Smart vision, medical, automotive beats Nvidia

Xilinx is enjoying the multiple line of Versal ACAP adaptive compute acceleration platform roll out and adding an adaptive edge product certainly enlarges the leadership portfolio and adds some trouble for the competition, including Nvidia.

Xilinx Introduces Kria Portfolio of Adaptive System-on-Modules
Published in AI

For Accelerating Innovation and AI Applications at the Edge

Xilinx has been massively expanding its portfolio, and it wants to address a new market with Kria branded adaptive system on modules (SOMs). These modules can save a lot of time to market and enable partners to bring their products to the end customers.

Mavenir and Xilinx have started a 5G focused collaboration
Published in Mobiles

To bring Open RAN Massive MIMO portfolio

Mavenir and Xilinx have formed a collaboration to accelerate the Open RAN ecosystem with a leading Open RAN massive MIMO 5G portfolio. The partnership will hopefully result in a successfully integrated Massive MIMO end-to-end using Open RAN principles, and it will introduce the first Massive MIMO 64TRX product expected in late 2021.

Xilinx launches new Artix and Zynq targeting smart and high-performance edge endpoints
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New Artix and Zynq UltraScale+ families

We are living in times of massive explosion of the necessity for smart edge computing endpoints. Miniaturization of the endpoint and the need for higher performance at lower power drive next-generation computing devices that require a dramatically smaller form factor. Xilinx has just announced the new Artix, and Zynq UltraScale+ families address the need for smaller form factor enabling lower power hardware programmability and high performance.

Xilinx video analytics has 71 percent lower latency than Nvidia T4
Published in AI

29 percent lower TCO than four Nvidia T4 system  

SmartNIC SN1000 is the MWC shows' keynote thing, but Xilinx also announced a new smart world "AI video analytics", that claims to be a new algorithmic trading framework, and the new Xilinx App store.

Xilinx introduces its Alveo SN1000 SmartNIC
Published in Network
Thursday, 25 February 2021 17:19

Xilinx introduces its Alveo SN1000 SmartNIC

The Industry’s First SmartNIC with Composable Hardware

Xilinx made quite a few announcements with a general idea of how to help revolutionize a modern Data Center with software defined, hardware accelerated Alveo SmartNICs. The big news includes the new Alveo SN1000 SmartNIC card.

Xilinx works with TI to develop energy efficient 5G radio
Published in News

Texas Instruments uses Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC

Xilinx announced a collaboration with Texas Instruments (TI) to develop scalable and adaptable digital front-end (DFE) solutions to increase energy efficiency of lower antenna count radios. The solution leverages Xilinx's IP to enhance the RF performance and improve the power efficiency of indoor and outdoor radio applications.