Xilinx to Participate in the Mobile World Congress 2011
Xilinx, a leading global provider of complete programmable logic solutions, has recently announced that the company will be participating in the Mobile World Congress 2011, held from February 14 through February 17, 2011. Xilinx (News - Alert) will be showcasing its solutions at Fira de Barcelona, Barcelona, Hall 1, Stand E47. Xilinx will be demonstrating its Targeted Design Platforms targeting cellular infrastructures by using FPGAs that enable global wireless communications with lower cost and power solutions for radio, baseband, and connectivity. The Targeted Design Platforms includes Xilinx Multi-mode Radio Targeted Design Platform and the LTE Baseband Targeted Design Platform.
The Mobile World Congress (News - Alert) features the latest in technology, services, and developments with regard to mobile broadband. The congress brings together the eminent leaders and personalities from mobile operators and equipment vendors, as well as those from the Internet and the world of entertainment. The Targeted Design Platforms include integration of the latest hardware, software, and IP innovations that have been designed to help network infrastructure vendors and operators reduce capital expenditures, operating expenses, and development costs for software-defined radio and 3G or 4G multi-mode base stations. The demonstrations will also include Xilinx collaboration with its world-class ecosystem, wireless development environments which are capable of addressing evolving standards and application requirements such as LTE (News - Alert) baseband and multi-mode radio subsystems.
The demonstrations of the Xilinx Multi-mode Radio Targeted Design Platform will include a Virtex-6 FPGA ML605 development board and which has been connected through FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC) connector to Analog Devices Inc (News - Alert).'s Mixed Signal Digital Pre-Distortion (MSDPD) System Board as well as the added support for Nujira's Coolteq.h modulator. Xilinx’s solutions offer reduction in wireless infrastructure using CapEx and OpEx and also acceleration in the design and development of the LTE base station. The LTE Baseband Targeted Design Platform, will display how Xilinx FPGAs, tools and IP can be used to build an advanced Layer1 LTE implementation, thereby reducing power dissipation, system cost and development risk compared to programmable DSP based solutions. Agilent (News - Alert) Technologies' LTE VSA software will be featured as part of the demonstration, showing the compatibility with 3GPP LTE standards.
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Edited by Jennifer Russell