Xilinx will be adding a 2D barcode to the topside marking for all Xilinx 7 Series, Zynq-7000, Zynq UltraScale+, UltraScale, and UltraScale+ commercial / industrial "XC", Automotive "XA", and Defense-grade "XQ" devices.
The addition of this 2D barcode allows for improved device-level traceability.
This will be a phased introduction. This answer record contains more information about this transition?
Xilinx is making four key changes to the top marking of certain device families.
Lot combination rules will be updated to take advantage of the new device level traceability.
Xilinx will provide a web based and mobile application for in-field verification. Beta applications can be accessed using this link.
Please contact your local sales representative for more information or email@example.com for further details.
The production version of this tool is targeted for October 2016.
Customers can also email firstname.lastname@example.org with a device barcode marking image and receive an automated email response with device data (due early October 2016).
For more information, please see XCN16014 Top Marking Change for 7 Series, UltraScale, and UltraScale+ Products. This Product Change Notice also includes a link to XTP424 FAQ: Top Marking Change for 7 Series, UltraScale and UltraScale+ Products.