Xilinx and Avnet at International IC China Conference & Exhibition 2007

Programmable Logic Solutions for Consumer Applications Showcased in China

SHENZHEN, China, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ — Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) and Avnet Electronics Marketing today announced that they will jointly showcase their latest cost-effective, flexible programmable logic solutions to accelerate digital consumer and video processing designs at International IC China Conference & Exhibition 2007 in Shenzhen, China from March 5-6, 2007. Chinese design engineers can visit the joint Xilinx/Avnet booth to see live digital consumer and video processing demonstrations based on the Xilinx 65nm Virtex(TM)-5 multi-platform FPGA family; 90nm Spartan(TM)-3 generation of low-cost, high-volume FPGA families; and CoolRunner(TM)-II low-power, low-cost CPLD family. Tradeshow visitors can also attend two seminar presentations on digital consumer electronics and embedded systems presented by Xilinx divisional heads based in China.

Xilinx/Avnet Demonstrations – Hall 2, 1st Floor, Booth #2D29

  • Low-power digital consumer solution: Greater low power designs can be
    attained with the use of CoolRunner-II DataGATE technology. DataGATE
    disables unused input pins, reducing power consumption — almost
    99 percent lower than traditional low power CPLDs! In all, DataGATE
    enables CoolRunner-II CPLDs to be a small fraction of the system power
    consumption — no other CPLD has this capability.
  • Smart handset platform: Demonstration focuses on the methodology used to
    quickly incorporate new features while meeting stringent power
    consumption, size, and cost requirements of the dynamic converged
    handset market. Two separate platforms feature a Texas Instruments OMAP
    and a Marvell Xscale processor driven central motherboard. Several
    plug-in modules powered by Xilinx low-cost CoolRunner-II CPLDs showcase
    WiFi, mobile video, and emerging memory interfaces.
  • High-end digital display solution: Demonstration of fully programmable
    development platform based on Xilinx Spartan-3E low-cost FPGAs for
    design and validation of high-end digital display applications such as
    flat panel TV/monitors, rear projection TVs, and digital projectors.
  • Video-over-IP platform: Demonstration highlighting the embedded features
    of the Virtex platform including high speed I/O, Ethernet MACs and high
    performance processors. The new Video-over-IP reference designs provide
    a flexible and highly integrated bridge between multiple DVB-ASI streams
    and Gigabit Ethernet packets.
  • Programmable PCI Express(R) solutions: Demonstration of high performance
    8-lane PCIe(R) compliant endpoint IP solution targeted for a Virtex-5
    LXT device in an add-in card form factor and compliance certified at
    PCI-SIG Plugfest #48. The demonstration will also feature a low-cost
    1-lane IP solution for PCIe-PIPE endpoint implemented in a Spartan-3
    FPGA — in an add-in card form factor and compliance certified at
    PCI-SIG Plugfest #45. Both high-performance and low-cost programmable
    PCIe solutions are fully compliant with PCIe base spec v1.1.

Xilinx Presentations – 3rd Floor

  • Digital Consumer Electronics Seminar: March 5, 1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.,
    Room 312:
    “FPGA Solutions for Consumer Products, Today and Beyond”
    Clement Cheung, Director, General Products Division, Asia Pacific,
  • Embedded Systems Seminar: March 6, 4:10 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Room 316:
    “Leading with Processing Solutions to Drive Growth”
    Michael Wu, Director, Processing Solutions Group, Asia Pacific,

About International IC China (IIC-China)

IIC-China is a must-attend event for design engineers, technical managers and purchasing executives in China. It is the country’s largest showcase of IC application technologies and high-end components. Thousands of visitors gather at the show in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen to learn about the latest electronics system design solutions from international vendors.

About Avnet Electronics Marketing

Avnet Electronics Marketing Asia is part of Phoenix-based Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) , a Fortune 500 company with fiscal 2006 sales exceeding USD$14.25 billion. Serving customers in approximately 70 countries, Avnet is one of the world’s largest technology marketing, distribution and services companies.

Avnet Electronics Marketing has a significant presence in Asia-Pacific — the fastest growing electronics market in the world. With its regional headquarters in Singapore, the company has 38 locations in 10 countries in Asia. It distributes semiconductors, interconnect, passive and electromechanical components to serve a wide range of customers including original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), electronic manufacturing services (EMS) providers, and small- to medium-sized businesses, and provides associated design-chain and supply-chain services. The company’s web site is located at http://www.em.avnet.com/.

About Xilinx

Xilinx is the worldwide leader in complete programmable logic solutions. For more information, visit www.xilinx.com.

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