Come back might have been Xilinx purchase
It is starting to look like AMD's Xilinx purchase might have been part of a cunning plan to claw its way back into AI.
Xilinx Zynq MPSoC and RFSoC adaptive platforms
AMD and Viettel High Tech (Member of Viettel Group) today announced the successful completion of a 5G mobile network field trial deployment conducted by Viettel and powered by AMD Xilinx Zynq™ UltraScale+™ MPSoC devices.
The first Space-Grade Versal Adaptive SoCs Enabling On-Board AI
Processing in Space. Processing AI in space. Having a space-grade chip requires a lot of commitment and preparation for the radiation shielding, but AMD’s Xilinx managed to ship its first space-ready Versal AI cores.
Aisin automated park assist in cars in 2024
With the finished acquisition of Xilinx, AMD got into a very interesting and unique automotive market. This well-oiled machine has been quite a successful growth factor for Xilinx. Back in 2006, the company had 5.4 million units shipped into the automotive market. Seven years later, the double-digit number of shipped units grew to 12.1 million.
The New Alveo X3 Series
AMD finished up the Xilinx acquisition on Valentines Day earlier this year and opened many additional markets and doors for the company.
Record quarter with $5.9B of revenue
AMD has released its Q1 2022 financial results, reporting record revenue of $5.9 billion, gross margin of 48 percent, net income of $786 million with EPS of $0.56.
China’s regulatory authority approval is official
China’s regulatory authority has given AMD the green light for a $35 billion acquisition. USA, Korea, Taiwan, and the European Union already gave their blessing for the transaction earlier.
Piper Sandler is not optimistic
AMD was downgraded Thursday by Wall Street analysts Piper Sandler to neutral from overweight.
OMNIVISION Demonstrates Industry’s First 8-Megapixel LFM Image Sensor
If you ask Elon Mask, cameras are the most important sensor in order to get to the full self-driving. We believe that a combination of radar, camera, and lidar, if price permits, is the best way, but this is just us. In that light, Xilinx, in partnership with OMNIVISION has demonstrated the Industry’s First 8-Megapixel LFM Image sensor system for forward-looking automotive camera systems. In plain words, an 8-megapixel camera will make the car see much further, clearer, and get more detail, directly increasing the security of the vehicle and its passengers.
Acceptable in the rest of the world
AMD's $35 billion acquisition of Xilinx is now expected to close in the first quarter of 2022, which is a few months after AMD and Xilinx's originally proposed closing of the deal before the end of 2021.