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Xilinx VP Omid Tahernia to Keynote at GSPx 2006 International Signal Processing Conference

Company Announces New Processing Solutions, Delivers Conference Papers and Conducts Booth Demonstrations

What: Omid Tahernia Xilinx Vice President to Keynote at GSPx 2006 "Challenging Your DSP Worldview"

Where: Santa Clara Convention Center, Room 203

When: Wednesday, November 1, 2006 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. PT

Oct 30, 2006

Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced that Processing Solutions Group Vice President and General Manager Omid Tahernia will deliver a keynote address titled "Challenging Your DSP Worldview" this Wednesday, November 1 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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Tahernia will delve into the new role of the field programmable gate array (FPGA) in the constantly changing world of high-performance DSP design -- a world of rapidly evolving and converging standards, critically short market windows, economically and technologically-constrained design efforts, and incredibly large rewards for a winning design. To learn more about "Challenging Your DSP Worldview," go to www.xilinx.com/publications/gspx/gspx2006.pdf .

Xilinx is also presenting and demonstrating digital signal processing solutions in conference papers and in booth demonstrations at the TI Partner Pavilion. To register for the conference, go to: http://www.gspx.com/ .

DSP Solution Announcements:

Xilinx XtremeDSP Development Tools Reduce Power and Extend Performance for Virtex™-5 DSP Applications -- System Generator and AccelDSP 8.2 are immediately available and provide optimized DSP support for Virtex-5 LX and LXT, the industry's only 65nm FPGAs. Read the full press release at www.xilinx.com/prs_rls/2006/dsp/06108_v5.htm .

Xilinx and AXIS Announce Integrated Radio Card Platform for W-CDMA, WiMAX Standards -- The common digital radio system (CDRS) development platform increases power amplifier efficiency and reduces capital and operating costs for W-CDMA and WiMAX base stations. Read the full press release at www.xilinx.com/prs_rls/2006/partners/06106_axisnetwork.htm .

Conference Papers:

"Implementation of Scalable Software Defined Radio Prototyping Platform with Giga-Sample AFE" -- Benjamin Egg, San Diego State University, Chris Dick, Xilinx Inc., Fred Harris, San Diego State University

"Floating- to Fixed-Point Conversion of MATLAB Algorithms targeting FPGAs" -- Tom Hill, Xilinx, Inc.

"A High-Level Co-Design and Co-Simulation Framework for FPGA based Hardware/Software Development" -- Jingzhao Ou and Shay Seng, Xilinx, Inc.

Booth Demonstrations -- TI Partner Pavilion:

At the TI Partner Pavilion, Xilinx will demonstrate how the company is making FPGA/DSP co-processing development easier, and how FPGAs are being designed into signal processing applications by DSP Alliance Partners including Agilent, Annapolis, DiNi Group, Hardi Electronics, Lyrtech, Nallatech, Spectrum Digital, Synplicity, Texas Instruments, and The MathWorks.

About Xilinx

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


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