San Jose--May 25, 1999--In conjunction with a newreconfigurable demonstration and customer endorsements Xilinx, Inc.(San Jose) announced the Xilinx Online program to enable,identify, and promote field upgradable applications based upon the Internet Reconfigurable Logic (IRL) methodology from Xilinx.These field upgradable applications are defined as being connected to aprivate or public network with the ability to be updated, fixed, ormodified after they have been deployed in the field. Many Xilinx Onlinefield upgradable applications use Xilinx Virtex devices for their size,speed, and flexibility. This new demonstration will be available at the DesignAutomation Conference in June in Xilinx booth #2532.
This demonstration application allows end users to select Photoshopfilters configured for a Virtex FPGA from an Internet appliance web siteand securely download them using Java-based technology. These filters,designed using Xilinx software, are downloaded to a laptop and thenprogrammed into a Virtex FPGA on a PCMCIA card designed byAnnapolis Microsystems for high speed processing.
Reference designs will be available on the Xilinx Online web page withinthe Xilinx site. These web pages also contain frequently asked questions,a user forum, application notes, white papers, and links to third-partyreconfiguration companies and design service companies supporting thedevelopment of Xilinx Online field upgradable applications. The JavaAPI for Boundary-Scan is available now atwww.xilinx.com/products/software/sx/sxpresso.
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