SAN JOSE, Calif., May 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced that the Land Transport Authority of Singapore has selected Xilinx® Automotive (XA) Zynq® -7000 All Programmable SoCs for its Intelligent Transport Systems. The program was awarded to Xilinx by the Land Transport Authority of Singapore on March 20, 2015, at a signing ceremony at LTA headquarters in Singapore. Intelligent Transport Systems keep Singapore's roads and tunnel systems safe, maximize road network efficiency capacity, as well as monitor and manage traffic flow. Its infrastructure spans over 164 km of expressways and road tunnel systems throughout land-scarce Singapore.
"Xilinx was able to prove that they have the necessary quality, reliability and security, and their devices will allow Singapore to continue harnessing technologies," said Grace Ong, director of transportation technology of the Land Transport Authority.
"We are proud to support Singapore Land Transport Authority's innovative Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) projects with our most advanced Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoCs," said Vincent Tong, senior vice president, global operations and quality and Asia Pacific executive leader at Xilinx. "Xilinx's Asia Pacific headquarters has been based in Singapore since 2004, so our experts in technical, supply chain and quality are well positioned at the local level to support real-time collaboration with LTA, not to mention the proactive and responsive infrastructure support that our Asia Pacific customers have all come to rely on."
"XA Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoCs are qualified beyond the stringent automotive industry AEC-Q100 requirements, and are in full production at several OEM automakers for innovative advanced driver assistance systems. The XA Zynq-7000 product line is a cornerstone of our rapidly growing Automotive and Transport business at Xilinx, and we remain the only semiconductor manufacturer with a 28nm All Programmable SoC in full series production at automotive OEMs today," said Nick DiFiore, director of automotive segment at Xilinx. "Many of our automotive and transport customers have realized the unique benefits of the Zynq All Programmable SoCs in terms of performance, power, flexibility, and system cost, and we a delighted that Singapore's LTA is among them. We look forward to continued work with LTA to fully deploy smarter future urban mobility."
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