SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced that its Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC family enabled Wuhan Maxsine's POWERLINK Master product. By taking advantage of the Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoCs ARM® dual-core Cortex™-A9 MPCore™ processing system with tightly coupled programmable logic, Wuhan Maxsine, China's leading servo drive control solutions provider, significantly reduced design cycles and accelerated time to market. Wuhan Maxsine Electric first launched and demonstrated POWERLINK Master in November at China International Industry Fair 2013 (CIIF 2013). Based on Ethernet technology, POWERLINK is an ideal solution for applications in industrial robotics, CNC, textile, packaging, printing, electronic assembly or logistics transportation industry.
"The highly-integrated Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC is the key element behind the success of our new product shipment. We needed a cost-effective, yet extremely powerful one-chip solution to meet the harsh performance requirements of our applications," said Du Jiaxing, R&D director of Wuhan Maxsine. "The dual-core ARM processor, rich I/O and integrated DSP slices provide us with the high-performance computing, key interconnection and powerful processing capability we needed to bring our POWERLINK Master product to market."
"We are very happy that our Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC platform enabled Wuhan Maxsine to become the first POWERLINK Master provider in China," said Barrie Mullins, director of SoC product management and marketing for Xilinx. "The Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC provides all the necessary hardware, design tools, IP cores, and reference designs making it the ideal platform to bring continued innovation to the industrial automation industry."
Xilinx is the world's leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs and 3D ICs. These industry-leading devices are coupled with a next-generation design environment and IP to serve a broad range of customer needs, from programmable logic to programmable systems integration. For more information, visit www.xilinx.com.
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