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DSP Edition of Xcell Journal Available Now

'XtremeDSP Solutions: The Sky's the Limit' Focus for Issue 62

SAN JOSE, Calif.
Nov 6, 2007

Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced immediate availability of the latest edition of its award-winning quarterly Xcell Journal magazine at http://www.xcellpublications.com/subscribe. "XtremeDSP Solutions: The Sky's the Limit" is the theme for issue 62, which features in-depth application and how-to articles on high-performance digital signal processing (DSP) solutions by industry experts.

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Readers will also find industry viewpoints from Kenton Williston of DSP DesignLine and Jeff Bier of BDTI (Berkeley Design Technology, Inc.), and a perspective from Xilinx Chief Technology Officer Ivo Bolsens on "Virtual Worlds." Following are selected highlights from Xcell Journal 62:


Processing Signals from Outer Space with BEE2 (http://www.xilinx.com/publications/xcellonline/xcell_62/xc_pdf/p13-17_62- berkeley.pdf) -- UC Berkeley astronomers

  programmed the BEE2 platform using a programming environment that
  leverages Linux, Xilinx System Generator, and Xilinx EDK.


Easy FPGA Development (http://www.xilinx.com/publications/xcellonline/xcell_62/xc_pdf/p09_62- designline.pdf) -- If current trends continue, FPGAs may become

easier to program than DSPs.

Prototyping Image Processing Applications (http://www.xilinx.com/publications/xcellonline/xcell_62/xc_pdf/p31-33_62- itp.pdf) -- Development platforms for

  FPGA-based image processing applications present some interesting
  system-design challenges.

Boosting Wireless Subsystem Performance with FPGA Co-Processing (http://www.xilinx.com/publications/xcellonline/xcell_62/xc_pdf/p31-33_62- itp.pdf) --

Analyzing different hardware/software partitioning schemes.

Integrating HDL Design and Verification with System Generator (http://www.xilinx.com/publications/xcellonline/xcell_62/xc_pdf/p44-46_62- vhdl.pdf) -- Designing

  and verifying the CABAC functionality of an H.264 video encoder is easy
  with System Generator for DSP.

Audio Sample Rate Conversion in FPGAs (http://www.xilinx.com/publications/xcellonline/xcell_62/xc_pdf/p50-54_62- synplicity.pdf) -- An efficient implementation of

audio algorithms in programmable logic.

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About Xcell Journal

Xcell Journal is an award-winning quarterly magazine that provides electronic designers of programmable digital systems with in-depth technical information regarding the latest advances in hardware and software technologies, systems, applications, services and support. This digital magazine is available free and accessible on any standard Internet browser, requiring no software downloads and allowing readers to browse, search, make notes, email author and click through to advertiser web sites.

Xcell Journal is distributed worldwide to a subscriber base of application engineers, consultants, corporate executives and engineering managers; hardware, software and system engineers; marketing professionals, educators and researchers. For additional information, or to download individual Xcell Journal articles in PDF format, go to http://www.xilinx.com/publications/xcellonline/xcell_62/index.htm. To subscribe now, go to http://www.xcellpublications.com/subscribe.

About Xilinx

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