Xilinx to Exhibit at Electronica 2008

Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX) announced its participation at Electronica 2008, set in Munich, Germany from November 11-14. Xilinx will exhibit its leading programmable logic solutions enabling the latest electronics technology with in-booth demonstrations focusing on automotive, industrial networking, machine vision and surveillance applications.

Xilinx In-Booth Demonstrations

Driver Assistance Processing Algorithms
Demonstration of a Lane Departure Warning Image Pre-Processor, illustrating the transition from PC-based image analytics algorithms to FPGA-based hardware. A lane marker detection algorithm processed on a Spartan(R)-3A DSP device showcases a FGPA implementation method utilizing Xilinx System Generator for DSP software as a plug-in toolbox for The Mathworks Simulink(R) modelling environment. Also highlights accelerated algorithm testing with hardware co-simulation performance.

Hybrid Instrument Clusters
Demonstration of a hybrid cluster development platform that supports a broad range of I/O standards, multiple configurations and extensive design reuse. Enabled by the Xilinx Spartan-3E FPGA and MicroBlaze(TM) soft core processor on a Xylon LogiCRAFT3 development board, applications include integrating stepper motor control of analog gauges with graphics controllers for digital displays.

Reconfigurable Instrument Clusters
Reconfigurable cluster combines traditional dashboard information in a digital format with full digital display of driver assistance information. Demonstrates the flexibility and system integration capabilities of programmable platforms using rear view camera in vehicle-reverse application. Features XA Spartan-3A DSP FPGA with application-specific IP for multiple LCD displays and camera-based image processing.

Automotive Video and Data Recorder (VADR)
Demonstration of a comprehensive solution for real-time processing of live camera images and previously recorded data that leverages Xilinx Spartan-3 Series FPGA devices in image sharpening, low pass filtering, sobel edge detection, local area processing, and optical flow measurements.

Eutecus Multi-core Video Analytics Engine Development Kit
Demonstration of a video analytics development platform using the Xilinx Video Starter Kit for smart video applications including: real-time analysis of SD/HD video streams simultaneously detecting trespassing, left/stolen objects, people counting and loitering — driven by Xilinx Spartan-3A DSP FPGAs.

EtherCAT Industrial Ethernet Fieldbus System
Demonstration of an open, deterministic, real-time and full-duplex protocol for industrial automation with minimal protocol overhead via implicit addressing and an optimized telegram structure for decentralized I/O – driven by Xilinx Spartan-3E FPGA devices.

SERCOS III Real-time Network System
Demonstration of a high speed, deterministic network protocol IP for motion and I/O control based on the digital drive interface specified by IEC61491 over an Ethernet infrastructure — driven by Xilinx Spartan 3E FPGA devices.

About Electronica 2008
Electronica the international tradeshow for the electronics industry showcasing components, systems, applications and technologies in fields ranging from automotive, wireless to medical.

About Xilinx
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