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Xilinx Puts Spotlight on Design Tips and System Development at First Ever FPGA Summit

What: FPGA Summit (http://www.fpgasummit.com)

Where: Wyndham Hotel, San Jose, Calif.

When: December 9-11, 2008

SAN JOSE, Calif.
Dec 1, 2008

FPGA, development tool, DSP and embedded experts from Xilinx®, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) will be presenting the advantages of using programmable logic for advanced electronic product development at the first ever FPGA Summit, Dec. 9-11 at the Wyndham Hotel in San Jose. Xilinx experts will be delivering in-depth tutorials, technical papers, panel discussions and expert tables on many topics ranging from basic design tips, to complex embedded and DSP system designs for specific applications and markets.

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  The following is a list of Xilinx activities throughout the FPGA Summit.

  Topic:     Security Solutions with Partial Reconfiguration
  Speaker:   Eric Shiflet
  Time:      8:30AM - Noon
  Date:      December 9

  Topic:     High Definition DVI/HDMI Video Design Using Spartan™-3A
             TMDS I/O
  Speaker:   Bob Feng
  Time:      1:00 - 5:00PM
  Date:      December 9

  Topic:     Video System Design with Simulink and Xilinx FPGAs
  Speakers:  Tim Vanevenhoven (with Alan Hwang, The MathWorks)
  Time:      1:00 - 5:00PM
  Date:      December 9

  Topic:     Power Optimization for FPGA Designs
  Speaker:   Matt Klein
  Time:      2:40 - 5:00PM
  Date:      December 10

  Topic:     Platform FPGA Automated Regression Test Methodology
  Speakers:  Peter Ryser and Dan Isaacs
  Time:      2:40 - 5:00PM
  Date:      December 10

  Hands on Sessions:
  Topic:     Synchronous DRAM Interfaces in Xilinx FPGAs
  Speakers:  Oliver Garreau and Adrian Cosoroaba
  Time:      8:30AM - Noon
  Date:      December 9

  Topic:     Introduction to Xilinx Embedded Development Kit (EDK) and
  Speaker:   Troy Jones (Avnet)
  Time:      1:00 - 5:00PM
  Date:      December 9

  Topic:     Year in Review
  Speaker:   Dan Isaacs
  Time:      5:00 - 7:00PM
  Date:      December 9

  Topic:     Design Tips
  Speaker:   Dan Isaacs
  Time:      8:30 - 11:10AM
  Date:      December 10

  Topic:     Top Ten Things You Need to Know About FPGAs Today
  Speaker:   Navneet Rao
  Time:      2:00 - 3:00PM
  Date:      December 11

  Topic:     Breaking the Gigahertz Barrier with Software Offload
             Engines (SOEs)
  Speaker:   Glenn Steiner
  Time:      8:30 - 9:45AM
  Date:      December 10

  Topic:     Analyzing Programmable SoC Processing for High-Performance
             Streaming Applications
  Speakers:  Dan Isaacs (with David Pellerin, Impulsa Accelerated
  Time:      10:05 - 11:10AM
  Date:      December 10

  Chat with the Experts:
  Bob Feng: Consumer Applications
  Eric Shiflet (with Rich Fetik, Data Confidential): Security
  Glenn Steiner: High-Performance Computing
  Time:      7:00 - 8:30PM
  Date:      December 10

  About The FPGA Summit

The FPGA Summit is the only practitioner-oriented conference dedicated entirely to FPGAs and their applications. It is intended for system designers, hardware and software engineers, product marketing and marketing communications specialists, test engineers and engineering and marketing managers. It features keynote, half-day tutorials, paper and panel sessions, and expert tables. Subjects include reconfigurable computing, communications/networking applications, DSP applications, verification, military/defense applications, low power design, computer applications, market research, design tips, testing and reliability, on-board processors and security. The Summit also includes exhibits of latest products. For more information, visit http://www.fpgasummit.com/.

About Xilinx

Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) is the worldwide leader in complete programmable logic solutions. For more information, visit http://www.xilinx.com/


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   Xilinx, Inc.
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