Archive for the ‘Vivado’ Category

Vivado is available

July 26, 2012

If you are a follower of XilinxInc, you may find
Vivado 2012.2, and ISE 14.2, are available today at Xilinx Downloads link.

I hope I have time to report my experience, in particular for HLS, with the new design tool

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Vivado HLS in Action

May 18, 2012

Check out this clip for Vivado HLS 2012.2 in action:

Notice how easily it is to apply different HLS directives to the same C code to improve frame rate from 2fps to 81fps.
You can see the exploding potentials of FPGA in software engineers’ hands.

Vivado 2012.1

May 11, 2012

When I installed ISE 14.1 System Edition, I found Vivado 2012.1 comes with it.

I will contact Xilinx and Avnet FAEs to see if I could get early access license.

Vivado 2012.1

I’m told Vivado public access will be in July.

Vivado – new Xilinx design tool

April 25, 2012

Xilinx announced Vivado today.
Looks like ISE goes up to version 13.4, and Vivado supports only 7-series FPGAs.

Here’s some more details from EDA 360 Xilinx Vivado Design Suite brings SoC design style to advanced-node FPGA development

I am told, Vivado will be available to the public on May 8th, two weeks away.

Update:
Xilinx makes ISE 14.1 available today (May 8).
Kind of confusing, names of ISE 14.1 (Rodin) vs Vivado.