All Programmable FPGAs and SoCs enable differentiated, highly integrated, and system cost optimized solutions for Industry 4.0 applicationsSAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 13, 2014 — (PRNewswire) — Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) will demonstrate All Programmable solutions for industrial automation applications at SPS/IPC/Drives 2014. Xilinx, systems companies and ecosystem partners will demonstrate how Xilinx All Programmable FPGAs and SoCs enable differentiated, highly integrated, and system cost optimized solutions for Industry 4.0 factories. Applications include motor control, multilevel inverters, industrial networking, machine vision and functional safety. Visit the Xilinx Stand in Hall 4 #169 at SPS/IPC/Drives 2014, November 25-27, at Nuremberg Messe.
Xilinx and Ecosystem Demonstrations – Hall 4-169
- High Performance Silicon Carbide Multilevel Inverter – Presented by QDESYS
This demonstration showcases a Zynq®-7010 All Programmable SoC based three level TNPC implementation with low THD (distortion), high ratio power/volume, three level modulation with very low EMI, low switching loss, and ultra-fast control loops.
- EtherCAT® Fast Drive – Presented by QDESYS
This demonstration presents a high performance EtherCAT electric drive with an embedded EtherCAT slave controller IP core from Beckhoff GmbH. It provides a system response time of 62.5 microns and fast control loops for energy efficient motor control.
- Embedded Computer Vision for Intelligent Stations – Presented by Silicon Software This demonstration showcases high image processing speed and safe recognition of inspected objects by combining the programmable logic in the Zynq All Programmable SoC with Visual Applets from Silicon Software.
- Anybus on Zynq All Programmable SoC– Presented by HMS
This demonstration displays how HMS selected the Zynq All Programmable SoC for products that integrate Industrial Ethernet. By utilizing Anybus at the base, a comprehensive platform that leverages the capabilities of All Programmable SoCs is demonstrated through the Econ 100 as the first Zynq SoC-based product by IXXAT.
- Maximum Bandwidth Over Industrial Networks – Presented by ZHAW
This demonstration showcases how a hardware accelerated Profinet implementation in an FPGA allows the utilization of the full bandwidth of Fast Ethernet (100 Mbit/s) without compromising real-time control loop capabilities.
- High Availability Cyber-Physical System – Presented by SoC-e
This demonstration displays zero loss switchover between networks and synchronization between two Netboxes with embedded Bluetooth connectivity for monitoring and maintenance. Xilinx FPGAs and SoCs with IP core solutions from SoC-e provide low latency at low resource consumption with solutions for HSR (High Availability Seamless Ring), PRP (Parallel Redundancy Ring), and IEEE1588-2008.
- IEC 61508 Functional Safety Solution – Presented by Xilinx
This demonstration highlights a safety-oriented motor control system that is based on two Xilinx processors running in dual-core lock-stepping mode at the core of the IDF/IVT Xilinx demonstrator. The design transforms a single core industrial grade application into a dual-core lockstep system that ensures high reliability and dependability for functional safety systems.
Xilinx Alliance Program Members at SPS/IPC/Drives 2014
This year, nine Xilinx Alliance Program members will demonstrate at SPS/IPC/Drives 2014 including:
- Beckhoff Automation GmbH – Hall 7-406
- dSPACE GmbH – Hall 1-410
- Green Hills Software – Hall 6-201
- KW-Software GmBH – Hall 7-560
- port GmbH – Hall 2-400
- Prodrive B.V. – Hall 1-639
- Softing AG – Hall 7-580
- Texas Instruments – Hall 6-441
Xilinx is the world's leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs and 3D ICs. These industry-leading devices are coupled with a next-generation design environment and IP to serve a broad range of customer needs, from programmable logic to programmable systems integration. For more information, visit www.xilinx.com.
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