Xilinx to Showcase Beamforming and Fusion Tracking System at 2010 Military & Aerospace Electronics Forum

Jun 01, 2010, 13:41 ET from Xilinx, Inc.

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX) today announced its participation at the Military & Aerospace Electronics Forum (MAEF) at the San Diego Convention Center, June 3-4, 2010.  The company will show how its industry-leading Virtex® and Spartan® series FPGAs, IP and development tools can be used by system architects to drive beamforming, DO-254 design assurance, missiles defense, UAV reconnaissance and surveillance applications.

(Logo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020822/XLNXLOGO)


Military & Aerospace Electronics Forum 2010


San Diego Convention Center, Booth #554


June 3-4, 2010

Xilinx will be showcasing a Pentek eight-channel demonstration of beamforming, which is typically used with an array of sensors or antennas for high performance radio frequency MIMO (multiple input multiple output) . This beamforming system uses Virtex-6 FPGAs along with a Xilinx Aurora protocol gigabit serial interface engine implemented as IP within the devices.  For advanced UAV situational awareness and target tracking, Eutecus will be showcasing at the Xilinx booth its Fusion Tracking System using the low-power and low-cost Spartan series FPGAs.  Additionally, Xilinx will also be demonstrating a DO-254 design flow, in conjunction with Mentor Graphics, based on the "Design Assurance Guidance for Airborne Electronic Hardware" standard that is currently being enforced by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and other worldwide aviation certification agencies to ensure the safety of in-flight hardware.

About MAEF

The Military & Aerospace Electronics Forum is one of the industry's premier military conferences and exhibitions. Brought to you by Military and Aerospace Electronics Magazine, the Military & Aerospace Electronics Forum targets the challenges military designers face and the solutions industry provide. This in-depth technical conference and expo not only will highlight the technological challenges facing the U.S. military services, but also will present solutions from the most influential systems integrators and subsystems contractors in the industry. With expert government and industry presentations, the Military & Aerospace Electronics Forum focuses on the most important procurement and technological issues such as import/export controls, lead-free compliance, software modernization, and thermal and power management. For more information, visit http://www.avionics-usa.com/index.html.

About Xilinx

Xilinx is the world's leading provider of programmable platforms. For more information, visit http://www.xilinx.com/.


XILINX, the Xilinx Logo, Virtex, Spartan, ISE and other designated brands included herein are trademarks of Xilinx in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


Bruce Fienberg



SOURCE Xilinx, Inc.