Xilinx codename Everest is Versal
Published in AI
Tuesday, 02 October 2018 17:58

Xilinx codename Everest is Versal


Swiss knife for heterogeneous AI, cloud, 5G

The wait is finally over, what Victor Peng the CEO of Xilinx announced as the Everest, will now be branded as the Versal. This is shaping up to look like the Swiss knife of heterogeneous computing, addressing some key markets including AI, cloud, network infrastructure, 5G, automotive, and much more.

SK Telecom deploys Xilinx FPGAs for AI
Published in AI
Sunday, 19 August 2018 12:41

SK Telecom deploys Xilinx FPGAs for AI


5X performance and 16X performance per watt over GPU

SK Telecom is definitely a forward-looking company and will be one of the first companies to trial and start 5G. It is not wasting time when it comes to speech recognition and AI as SK Telecom has announced the first commercial adoption of FPGA accelerators from Xilinx in the AI domain for large-scale data centers in South Korea.

Xilinx scores Daimler AI deal
Published in Transportation
Tuesday, 26 June 2018 17:57

Xilinx scores Daimler AI deal


Mercedes gets more AI high tech

Xilinx has entered very many automotive fields for the last twelve years and and had a huge success in the forward looking camera market. The company grew to more than 4.5 million units from zero in just six years, massively increasing numbers every year. Now Daimler AG, the company behind Mercedes Benz, has revealed that iy will work with Xilinx on an in-car system using Xilinx technology for artificial intelligence (AI) processing in automotive applications.

Xilinx is number two in car cameras
Published in Transportation
Monday, 25 June 2018 18:04

Xilinx is number two in car cameras


Make driving safe again

Computers made it to cars a long time ago. Assisted driving that most people know from Tesla, started with premium brands like Mercedes, BMW and Audi in 2016 and brands like Honda even got it to the masses in 20.000 Euro/USD cars. These cars must have front cameras, and Xilinx is clearly number two there

Alibaba gets Xilinx FPGA for its F3 cloud
Published in Cloud


Faster deep learning and IO

Back in October 2017 Alibaba, a $502,179 billion company announced that it had chosen Xilinx for next generation FPGA acceleration in their public cloud.   

Altera deal might bite Chipzilla
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 28 January 2016 12:19

Altera deal might bite Chipzilla


Analyst warns

Technology analyst Ashraf Eassa is getting a little worried about Intel’s $16.7 billion Altera deal which he thinks could end up being a huge flop.

Qualcomm powered servers picture
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 09 October 2015 09:59

Qualcomm powered servers picture


Details of a Xilinx FPGA-based card or a rack

Talking about Qualcomm's server in a single story is tricky, so we decided to tell you a bit more about the server with some product specific details in a seperate yarn.