SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX) today announced it was named a finalist in EDN's 21st annual Innovation Awards (http://innovation.edn.com/) for Development Kits, Reference Designs, and Single-Board Computers. The Xilinx® Virtex®-6 FPGA DSP Development Kit was selected as a finalist due to its offering of integrated solutions that save developers valuable time in their engineering schedule while also offering ultra fast solutions over manually interfaced components.
"Xilinx works closely with its ecosystem to deliver development kits as part of our Targeted Design Platform strategy that provide an ideal balance of FPGA, processor and DSP resources for a wide range of applications," said Tim Erjavec, Senior Director, Platform Solutions Marketing at Xilinx. "For the Virtex-6 FPGA DSP Development Kit, we partnered with Avnet Electronics Marketing, The MathWorks, and 4DSP to provide a complete development platform that delivers design methodologies aligned to the way developers work."
Xilinx programmable solutions are used by more than 20,000 customers world-wide to deliver innovative new products to markets. The development kits help to accelerate their design cycles, drastically reduce research and development costs, and enable product features and functions to change "on the fly" to meet new market demands and adapt to changing industry standards. Xilinx's Virtex-6 FPGA DSP Development Kit is just one of many development kits that make up the Xilinx Targeted Design Platforms that provide system designers with simpler and smarter methodologies for creating FPGA-based system-on-chip solutions.
Xilinx was one of four companies chosen as a finalist for EDN's Development Kits, Reference Designs, and Single-Board Computers award category, reinforcing Xilinx's leadership in providing targeted design platforms that offer solutions to developer needs.
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