Xilinx Showcases New Solutions and Technologies for Software and Hardware Developers as Xilinx Adapt 2021 Kicks Off
(Xilinx (News - Alert) Adapt) - Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX), the leader in adaptive computing, today unveiled powerful new solutions and IP for its rapidly growing software, AI, and hardware developer communities at the first week of Xilinx Adapt 2021, the company's virtual technology conference. Week one is focused on software and hardware developers, with news highlights including a complete software stack for intelligent video analytics applications and an expanded video and imaging IP portfolio for its UltraScale+™ and Versal™ devices.
The company also announced that Hackster.io will again be conducting its Adaptive Computing Challenge design contest with Xilinx. As part of the expanded contest, now in its second year, Hackster.io will award $70,000 USD in total prize money to 15 winners as well as over 350 boards in prizes. The Adaptive Computing (News - Alert) Challenge 2021 also adds new categories recognizing innovations by university students and women-in-technology teams. Contest registration opens this week at Adapt.
Taking place September 7-16, Adapt 2021 will feature executive keynotes with appearances from partners and customers, along with a series of more than 100 presentations, forums, product trainings and labs designed to help users unlock the value of adaptive computing. The free, six-day event kicks off this week with three days of content targeting software and hardware developers. The final three days next week will focus on the company's broad end-market segments, with dedicated sessions covering aerospace and defense, automotive, data center, industrial, medical, and wired and wireless businesses.
"The first week of Xilinx Adapt is designed to educate new, as well as advanced developers on the latest development environments and resources available to more easily build applications on Xilinx® platforms," said Ramine Roane, vice president of marketing, AI and Software, Xilinx. "We are committed to helping the developer community accelerate applications on adaptive hardware, to propel the industry forward and have a positive impact on people's lives. We are making programming of adaptive platforms more accessible to all developers, by interfacing to popular domain-specific and more generic open-source development frameworks."
Adapt 2021 news highlights for week one targeting the developer communities includes the following:
Intelligent Video Analytics Applications
Xilinx technology is at the heart of many video and vision applications in the form of smart cameras, next-generation industrial vision, automotive driver assistance and autonomous driving, smart retail and security, broadcast, Pro AV and consumer products like TV and gaming. To meet the evolving requirements and demands of these applications, Xilinx has significantly expanded its video and imaging IP portfolio for UltraScale+™ and Versal™ devices.
Adaptive Computing Challenge 2021
About The Xilinx Developer Community
The Xilinx developer community has grown dramatically over the past two years. Since its unveiling in 2019, the Xilinx Vitis unified software platform has been downloaded more than 150,000 times, with another 100,000 downloads of the Vitis AI development environment for accelerating AI inference. In addition, over 25,000 developers have been trained on Xilinx software tools, and more than 1,000 ISV partners have published over 200 applications across all Xilinx powered adaptive platforms including cloud, Alveo™ and SmartSSD.
Xilinx, Inc. develops highly flexible and adaptive processing platforms that enable rapid innovation across a variety of technologies - from the cloud, to the edge, to the endpoint. Xilinx is the inventor of the FPGA and adaptive SoCs (including our adaptive compute acceleration platform, or ACAP), designed to deliver the most dynamic computing technology in the industry. We collaborate with our customers to create scalable, differentiated, and intelligent solutions that enable the adaptable, intelligent, and connected world of the future. For more information, visit xilinx.com.
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