May 24, 2012 -- Xilinx, Inc. today announced the Kintex-7 FPGA Embedded Kit, providing a ready-to-use development platform for system designers to quickly and easily implement programmable system integration for applications where the processor needs to control different data streams, such as in video and Ethernet switching, motor control, and medical imaging.
As a Xilinx 7 series FPGA, Kintex-7 devices offer the flexibility to support changing standards, parallel processing and customizable interfaces with integrated functions such as high-performance DSP, memory, analog and I/O interfaces, making it easier for designers to embed soft processors to control dataflow and manage a number of interfaces in the system.
"Kintex-7 FPGAs are a great programmable platform for high-performance embedded design," said Davor Kovacec, Xylon CEO. "The new Embedded Kit uses our logiSDHC SD Card controller and logiCVC-ML display controller with associated software drivers, demonstrating how system designers can rapidly design HD video processing systems at 1080p60 video resolutions or higher."
About the Kintex-7 FPGA Embedded Kit
Equipped with a combination of silicon, tools, IP cores, and MicroBlaze soft processor-based reference designs, both software and hardware developers alike can work on their designs in parallel. The kit has all the components needed for designers to get started, including:
KC705 baseboard with Kintex-7 325T FPGA.
Embedded targeted reference design.
ISE Design Suite Embedded Edition (including Xilinx Platform Studio and Xilinx Software Development Kit).
USB, Ethernet, HDMI and power cables/ supply.
AMS evaluation card.
Pricing and Availability
The is priced at $1895 and is open for order entry.
Go to the Xilinx, Inc. website to find additional information.