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Professional Audio Systems

Professional Quality Multi-channel Audio Offering Differentiation and Low Cost Integration

Xilinx FPGAs are unrivalled in providing the digital signal processing (DSP) performance required in audio processing, interfacing, compression, embedding and conversion. The inherent parallelism of FPGA architectures means that many channels of audio can be processed together using very efficient resources. The high performance of Xilinx FPGAs means that audio performance and quality is excellent and well in excess of most applications’ needs. 

Xilinx offers all programmable architectures as cost-effective and flexible alternatives to ASSPs and DSPs, along with a world-class partner ecosystem providing audio and speech codecs, echo cancellers etc. Xilinx platforms enable engineers to rapidly integrate audio functionality into their products, offering differentiation, channel density and fast time-to-market. Designers can take full advantage of the DSP performance, bandwidth, and features of Xilinx FPGAs to implement system-on-chip designs that eliminate the need for separate components to perform audio processing tasks, thereby reducing costs, particularly for multi-channel audio applications.

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Professional Audio Systems

  • Process independent or embedded audio streams, with high integration and scalable to high channel counts
  • Flexible combination of closely coupled audio processing in software (MicroBlaze or ARM® processors) with hardware acceleration in programmable logic
  • Wide variety of AV interfaces supported, including audio over IP


Developer Zone

For FPGA designers looking to shorten design time and ensure scalability and re-use, Xilinx provides a comprehensive suite of solutions ranging from C-based design abstractions to IP plug-and-play to address bottlenecks in hardware development, system-level integration, and implementation.

Xilinx's software development environments and embedded platforms offer a comprehensive set of familiar and powerful tools, libraries and methodologies.
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Xilinx UltraScale™ and UltraScale+ FPGAs are empowering hardware and application developers in many of the world’s largest and most innovative cloud computing services.
Xilinx All Programmable devices take conventional programmable logic to an era of integrated programmable systems to capitalize on the benefit of System Integration.
Xilinx provides machine learning solutions including the development stacks and hardware platforms for deploying advanced and efficient neural networks, algorithms and applications.
Xilinx works closely with world class partners like The Mathworks™ and National Instruments™ to enable rapid system development with unrivaled levels of system performance.

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