SAN JOSE, Calif., July 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) announced today that it has joined the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) to collaborate and drive common architectures and frameworks within the Industrial IoT (IIoT). Xilinx's All Programmable, standards-based solutions combine software programmability, real-time processing, hardware optimization, and any-to-any connectivity with security and safety required by IIoT systems. The Industrial Internet Consortium was founded in 2014 by AT&T, Cisco, General Electric, IBM, and Intel to catalyze and coordinate the priorities and enabling technologies of the Industrial Internet.
"We are pleased Xilinx has joined the IIC, offering its experience in FPGA and SoC-based solutions for the development and deployment of Industrial IoT solutions," Dr. Richard Soley, executive director, Industrial Internet Consortium.
"National Instruments is excited that Xilinx has joined the IIC. NI and Xilinx have worked together for well over a decade to help scientists and engineers design and deploy smart systems based on the LabVIEW RIO architecture which consists of a processor, IO, and Xilinx FPGAs," said Jamie Smith, director of embedded systems for NI. "The LabVIEW RIO architecture is ideal for the advanced need of systems designed for the Industrial Internet of Things."
"Xilinx plans to work closely with the IIC member companies to collaborate and drive common architectures and frameworks that leverage both our current technologies and extensive ecosystem," said Dan Isaacs, director of connected systems at Xilinx. "We look forward to joining with industry innovators to further the technology including the safety and security requirements of the Industrial Internet."
About Xilinx Industrial IoT Solutions
Xilinx provides flexible, standards-based solutions that combine software programmability, real-time processing, hardware optimization, and any-to-any connectivity with security and safety for IIoT systems. Xilinx All Programmable solutions are already in production across a broad range of industrial applications including networking, factory automation, smart grid, smart medical, smart cities, and many other applications across the industrial sectors. Xilinx's strong FPGA and SoC device leadership and broad-reaching ecosystem maximize the innovation and deployment of Industrial IoT solutions to create a more secure and connected industry. Xilinx SDAccel™, SDSoC™, and Vivado® High-level Synthesis software development environments also enable customers to quickly develop their smart, connected, and differentiated applications in a secure manner. To learn more about Xilinx's Industrial IoT solutions, please visit http://www.xilinx.com/applications/megatrends/industrial-iot.html.
About the Industrial Internet Consortium
The Industrial Internet Consortium is an open membership organization, with over 180 members to date, formed to accelerate the development, adoption and widespread use of interconnected machines and devices, intelligent analytics, and people at work. Founded by AT&T, Cisco, General Electric, IBM and Intel in March 2014, the Industrial Internet Consortium catalyzes and coordinates the priorities and enabling technologies of the Industrial Internet. www.iiconsortium.org.
Xilinx is the leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs, MPSoCs, and 3D ICs. Xilinx uniquely enables applications that are both software defined and hardware optimized – powering industry advancements in Cloud Computing, SDN/NFV, Video/Vision, Industrial IoT, and 5G Wireless. For more information, visit www.xilinx.com.
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