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.
HBM2 Purpose-built for HPC and big data
Xilinx has introduced the most powerful accelerator card ever purpose-built for HPC and big data workloads. It will launch with the Alveo U55C to target even bigger big data workloads from its predecessor. The new card uses new HBM2 memory, doubles the capacity, and uses a new form factor.
Powered by Xilinx Alveo U30 media accelerator card
One of the key announcements of the Xilinx Adapt 2021 event was the new Amazon EC2 VT1 instance featuring Xilinx Alveo U30 media accelerator card. Amazon is a big customer when it comes to video transcoding, and it also offers these services through its AWS Amazon EC2 VT1 instances.
Complete Hardware and Software Solution
The forward-facing camera market is a growing market, and according to Strategy Analytics, it is poised to grow to a $2.4B market. Most new cars are equipped with a forward-facing camera that keeps the vehicle in lane, helps systems such as adaptive cruise control or low speed follow, detect cars, objects, pedestrians, and many more.
Smart vision, medical, automotive beats Nvidia
Xilinx is enjoying the multiple line of Versal ACAP adaptive compute acceleration platform roll out and adding an adaptive edge product certainly enlarges the leadership portfolio and adds some trouble for the competition, including Nvidia.
For Accelerating Innovation and AI Applications at the Edge
Xilinx has been massively expanding its portfolio, and it wants to address a new market with Kria branded adaptive system on modules (SOMs). These modules can save a lot of time to market and enable partners to bring their products to the end customers.