Xilinx Announces Programmable Solutions India

Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX) announced that it will host Programmable Solutions India 2007 with Xilinx India sales representative company CG-CoreEl on December 11, 2007 in Bangalore and December 13, 2007 in Hyderabad. Back by popular demand for the third year in a row, Programmable Solutions India offers a full-day, complimentary line-up of keynotes, presentations, demonstrations and solution centre exhibits at each location to showcase industry-leading programmable solutions.

More than 600 delegates are expected to attend this year’s event to learn more about silicon, IP, software, solutions and services from Xilinx and its network of solution providers, including Avnet, Nu Horizons, Agilent Technologies, Mentor Graphics, Wind River, iWave, Synplicity, and Nital.

“Programmable Solutions India has become the annual pageant for showcasing cutting-edge programmable logic and system-level solutions and providing designers with insight into application trends,” said Cheng Hing-Nan, director of marketing for Xilinx Asia Pacific. “There’s great demand for technical know-how here, given the many design centers in key Indian cities established by foreign multinational corporations and local enterprises.”

“At Programmable Solutions India 2006, Xilinx established a strong reputation with designers for the high quality of technical content and hands-on workshop experience provided to the local design community,” said N. Ramesh Babu, CG CoreEl managing director “We’re delighted to partner with Xilinx again on this annual event.”

Keynote Addresses

Building a Globally Successful Technology Product Company from India
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. (Bangalore only)
Speaker: Sanjay Nayak – CEO and Managing Director, Tejas Networks, Bangalore
Abstract: The CEO of Tejas Networks, a leading provider of next-generation optical networking products for global markets, will describe the critical success factors for building a globally successful technology product company from India.

Digital Convergence is Finally Here: How Can Xilinx Help?
Time: 9:10 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (Bangalore, Hyderabad)
Speaker: Krishna Rangasayee, Senior Director, Vertical Markets and Partnerships, Xilinx, Inc.
Abstract: A discussion of key trends, opportunities and challenges presented by digital convergence for both infrastructure and consumer applications, followed by an overview of how Xilinx can help customers to capitalize on the business opportunity while successfully overcoming the challenges.


Xilinx Solutions for Wired and Wireless Communications Markets — An overview of Xilinx solutions for wired and wireless communications in enterprise and telecom (metro/access/transport), including wired communications solutions in the line card, switch card and processor card, and wireless communications solutions in the radio card, channel card and network card.

Reduce Serial I/O Power, Cost and Complexity with Virtex(TM)-5 LXT FPGAs — A discussion on how to simplify design using a low-power, area-efficient, serial I/O FPGA solution.

How to Design With and Take Advantage of the PCI Express(R) Compliant Endpoint Controller in Virtex-5 FPGAs — Learn how to implement a PCI Express application, taking full advantage of the programmable features in an FPGA for backplane, cabled and other types of designs.

Low-Cost to High-Performance Memory Interface Design Made Easy with Xilinx Virtex and Spartan(TM) FPGAs — A tutorial on how to address various memory interface design challenges ranging from low-cost implementations to high-bandwidth and short-latency memory controllers — including tips and tricks for using Xilinx software and hardware verification tools to shorten the design cycle.

Xilinx Solutions for Industrial, Scientific & Medical Markets — An overview of Xilinx high performance solutions for ISM vertical applications including industrial networking, machine vision, surveillance and motor control, followed by a brief look at the company’s solutions roadmap.

Xilinx Design Tools to Simplify Design, Planning and Optimization — An overview on how Xilinx software design tools can help improve designer productivity in today’s increasingly complex, FPGA-based designs.

Design Security Features of Xilinx Spartan-3 Generation FPGAs — Overview on how to leverage the unique DeviceDNA design security features of the low-cost Spartan-3 generation FPGA family to protect products and profits from the increased prevalence of counterfeiting in the semiconductor electronics industry.

Running Real-Time Linux on Xilinx MicroBlaze(TM) Embedded Processor — A discussion of how to use MicroBlaze processors with Xilinx EDK 9.2i tools to design high performance systems. Real-world customer designs can now include MicroBlaze processors with memory management unit to enable use of the Linux operating system. EDK 9.2i tools support MPMC3, TEMAC and PCIe hard and soft blocks, and USB.

Xilinx Aerospace & Defense Overview — This presentation will summarize Xilinx solutions for aerospace and defense applications. Discussion will review the QPRO(TM) family roadmap, specific packaging, and solutions for military/defense, avionics and aerospace applications.

DSP Design Automation using Xilinx FPGAs — This session will highlight the advantage of using Xilinx silicon and software solutions to reduce DSP development cycle time, specifically for defense-related applications.

Xilinx Solutions for Military Communications — An overview of military communications and software defined radio solutions, including silicon, tools, IP and development platforms.


“Eye Scan” Demo — Demonstration of Xilinx serial connectivity solutions using the GTP transceiver on a Virtex-5 LXT device. The “eye scan” is a key technique in designing a high-speed SERDES channel with predictable, reliable results and maximum design margins.

Design Security Solution Demo — Demonstration of Xilinx Spartan-3A/AN design security solution. Demonstration on how the company’s unique Device DNA feature can be used to protect applications using a security algorithm.

BlueCat Linux Reference Design — Spartan FPGA demonstration using MicroBlaze embedded processing on a web server running the BlueCat Linux real-time operating system. The MicroBlaze Development Kit — Spartan-3E 1600E Edition — is designed to aid the user in utilizing the development board efficiently, while demonstrating BlueCat Linux os running on the MicroBlaze soft processor.

Xilinx SDR Development Platform — Demonstration of the rapid development of an SCA-compliant handheld radio. A complete radio development system — from baseband to RF — fully instrumented for power measurement to enable intelligent low-power development. The Development Platform enables reduction of size, weight, and power for mobile, handheld, and small form factor SDRs used in military, public safety and commercial radio applications.

Virtex-5 LXT ML561 Advanced Memory Interfaces Tool Kit — Demonstration of a complete development platform for interfacing with external memory devices, allowing designers to implement high-speed applications with extreme flexibility using IP cores and customized modules.

H.264 Main Profile Decoder — Demonstration on how Xilinx Virtex-5 FPGAs address high performance and cost-sensitive applications, helping today’s designers address the stringent design requirements for H.264/AVC decoders.

Programmable Solutions India 2007
Taj Residency Hotel, Bangalore and ITC Kakatiya, Sheraton Hotel, Hyderabad
December 11, 2007 and December 13, 2007

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