I just heard from the folks at Xilinx about a rather interesting Free Live Webinar on a subject that is dear to my heart – Motor Control using FPGAs…
The date of the webinar is 6 March 2012; the time is 8:00am Pacific / 11:00am Eastern; and the place is the comfort of your home or office. The official description of the webinar is as follows...
High demands are being placed on motors used for industrial automation, consumer electronics, medical diagnostics and robotics. Xilinx FPGAs deliver the performance and integration required to execute complex motor control algorithms, increased efficiency, integration and custom safety features – often outside of the capabilities of traditional MCUs. This webcast introduces the trends and challenges seen by designers and how new solutions from Xilinx and its Alliance Program partners enable solutions to meet stringent industry design goals. The discussion will include an overview of new IP in Sensorless Field Oriented Control as well as a new hardware development platform for rapid prototyping.
In this webcast, attendees will learn:
- Challenges facing designers of modern motor control systems
- Limitations imposed by traditional MCU/ASSP-based solutions
- How Xilinx FPGAs deliver greater efficiency and precision
- Features of Xilinx FPGAs that allow integration of additional functions such as industrial networking, safety, and redundancy – further reducing BOM costs
- New IP in Sensorless Field Oriented Control
- A new hardware development platform for rapid prototyping
to find out more and to register.
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