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1 © Copyright 2010 Xylon d.o.o. CLICK TO CONTINUE 1 logiCRAFT-CC FPGA Companion Chip Kits

2 © Copyright 2010 Xylon d.o.o. CLICK TO CONTINUE What is the FPGA Companion Chip? Xilinx® FPGA based companion chips add missing interfaces to your host processor The FPGA can be used as a coprocessor which off-loads the main processor and performs high-speed processing Xylon FPGA companion chip kits include everything you need for the new design : FPGA reference designs and IP Cores Development boards and referent hardware platforms Host processor OS software drivers and demo applications OS installations for the provided host platforms

3 © Copyright 2010 Xylon d.o.o. CLICK TO CONTINUE logiCRAFT-CC Companion Chip Platform Xilinx Spartan®-6 XC6SLX150T-FG676 256 MB DDR2, 16 MB Parallel Flash, 8MB QSPI Flash High-capacity SD-Card Flash 6 CVBS or 3 S-Video inputs 3 video inputs can be simultaneously FPGA processed DVI and analog RGB video outputs Stereo audio inputs and outputs Communication interfaces: PCI Express (PCIe), USB, SATA, MOST, SDIO, Parallel IO, CAN, LIN, RS232, JTAG Design files and demo designs All kits are based on the logiCRAFT-CC board. Its key features include:

4 © Copyright 2010 Xylon d.o.o. CLICK TO CONTINUE logiCRAFT-CC-Base Kit The logiCRAFT-CC-Base kit is an excellent entry level platform designed for customer looking to add FPGA companion chip to the preferred host processor. http://www.logicbricks.com/Products/logiCRAFT-CC.aspx Boards: logiCRAFT-CC Companion Chip Platform Reference FPGA designs: PCIe, USB Applications and Drivers: Linux drivers for all logicBRICKS IP cores Firmware for the Xilinx MicroBlaze TM CPU handling the USB Ubuntu Linux distributions available for the FTP Linux demo applications Documentation: HW Users Manual logicBRICKS Users Manuals SW Manuals Schematics Cabling and Adapters: Power supply PCIe extender cable USB cable SD extender cable 2x open-end parallel cable

5 © Copyright 2010 Xylon d.o.o. CLICK TO CONTINUE logiCRAFT-CC-Premier Kit The logiCRAFT-CC-Premier kit includes the popular BeagleBoard-xM open development platform with the ARM® Cortex TM -A8 based processor (TIs OMAP TM ) and the logiCRAFT-CC platform with the Xilinx Spartan-6 FPGA. http://www.logicbricks.com/Products/logiCRAFT-CC-Premier.aspx Boards: logiCRAFT-CC Companion Chip Platform BeagleBoard-xM board with the ARM Cortex-A8 based CPU Reference FPGA designs: USB Applications and Drivers: Linux drivers for all logicBRICKS IP cores Firmware for the Xilinx MicroBlaze TM CPU handling the USB Ubuntu Linux distribution on the bootable SD memory card Linux demo applications Documentation: HW Users Manual logicBRICKS Users Manuals SW Manuals Schematics Cabling and Adapters: SD memory card with the pre-installed OS for the BeagleBoard Power supply PCIe extender cable USB cable SD extender cable and 2x open-end parallel cable

6 © Copyright 2010 Xylon d.o.o. CLICK TO CONTINUE logiCRAFT-CC-Elite Kit The logiCRAFT-CC-Elite kit includes the industrial PC with the Intel® Atom TM N270 host processor and the logiCRAFT-CC platform with the programmable Xilinx Spartan-6 FPGA chip. http://www.logicbricks.com/Products/logiCRAFT-CC-Elite.aspx Boards: logiCRAFT-CC Companion Chip Platform Industrial PC with the Intel Atom N270 processor Reference FPGA designs: PCIe, USB Applications and Drivers: Linux drivers for all logicBRICKS IP cores Firmware for the Xilinx MicroBlaze TM CPU handling the USB Ubuntu Linux distribution on the bootable USB stick Linux demo applications Documentation: HW Users Manual logicBRICKS Users Manuals SW Manuals Schematics Cabling and Adapters: USB stick with the pre-installed OS for the PC Power supply PCIe extender cable USB cable SD extender cable and 2x open-end parallel cable

7 © Copyright 2010 Xylon d.o.o. CLICK TO CONTINUE Why logiCRAFT-CC Kits? logiCRAFT-CC kits provide pre-developed framework for development of FPGA companion chips Designers can abstract the host interface and differentiate products at the hardware level Pre-designed IP cores add missing features to host processors and speed up design Available software support provides easy integrations with various host processors FPGA technology mitigates obsolescence risks, lowers costs and assures faster time to market Automotive Medical Industrial Consumer Defense and others FPGA companion chips can enhance systems used in different markets:

8 © Copyright 2010 Xylon d.o.o. CLICK TO CONTINUE General FPGA Block Diagram Application Interfaces Host Interface Interconnect

9 © Copyright 2010 Xylon d.o.o. CLICK TO CONTINUE Generic IP Software Drivers logicBRICKS IP Software Drivers are carefully designed for high portability Reusable code is isolated and generic code can be used indepenedently of host processor or OS type logicBRICKS drivers can be quickly adopted for different OSs

10 © Copyright 2010 Xylon d.o.o. CLICK TO CONTINUE Rapid Prototyping by logiCRAFT-CC The logiCRAFT-CC provides an abundance of interfaces and free FPGA IO pins Xylon provides PCB schematics to enable development of add-on boards 8 expansion connectors can accomodate different format PCBs Xylon s Radio & Bluetooth add-on board plugged in the expansion connector

11 © Copyright 2010 Xylon d.o.o. CLICK TO CONTINUE Daughter Cards FM Radio & Bluetooth Daughter Card The FM Radio and Bluetooth daughtercard is developed for applications requiring FM radio reception, as well as the Bluetooth connectivity. http://www.logicbricks.com/Products/logiCC-FMB.aspx Video Inputs Daughter Card The Analog & HMDI & DVI daughter card expands the video input capabilities of the logiCRAFT-CC Companion Chip Platform. http://www.logicbricks.com/Products/logiCC-VI.aspx

12 © Copyright 2010 Xylon d.o.o. CLICK TO CONTINUE IP Cores and SW Drivers logicBRICKS IP Cores logiCRAFT-CC kit gives a head start by provided reference designs (Xilinx Platform Studio) Provided evaluation logicBRICKS IP cores are run time limited, but functionally equal to fully licensed products PCIe interface infrastacture IP and software provided free of charge USB software (firmware) provided free of charge Software Drivers Provided Linux drivers for all relevant IP cores presented by the following slides: PCIe interface USB interface logiWIN Versatile Video Input logiSDHC SD Host Controller logiI2S Controller logiUART Provided documentation enable users to write their own drivers Xilinx Intellectual Property Provided reference designs work with Xilinx Platform Studio and EDK Users must have valid Xilinx license for Xilinx development tools USB demo uses evaluation version of Xilinx s xps_usb2_device IP core

13 © Copyright 2010 Xylon d.o.o. CLICK TO CONTINUE logiCRAFT-CC Demo Block Schematics Xylon has built a demo system to showcase versatility of logiCRAFT-CC platform and Xilinx FPGA designed by Xylon logicBRICKS and Xilinx LogiCORE IP cores. The demo run an abundance of application and system software. The demo uses 3 different FPGA configurations described in further slides. PCIe and USB Reference FPGA designs are parts of kit s deliverables!

14 © Copyright 2010 Xylon d.o.o. CLICK TO CONTINUE logiCRAFT-CC Demo Hardware Xylon s logiCRAFT-CC Companion Chip Platform demo setup which showcases three different ways of interfacing the FPGA with different host microprocessors -> PCI Express, USB and parallel IO interface. The logiCRAFT-CC can interface the most complex embedded microprocessors like the Intel ® Atom TM microprocessor. This demo uses integrated Xilinx Spartan-6 PCIe link and Xylon s logiPCIECTRL IP to seamlessly integrate FPGA peripherals with the host CPU. The USB serial bus can be also used as the interface between host processors and the FPGA companion chip. This logiCRAFT-CC demo showcases the companion chip working with the OMAP3530 featuring ARM ® Cortex TM -A8 microprocessor. The USB is being used for transfer of FPGA captured video and audio. Besides other interfacing options, the logiCRAFT-CC provides free Xilinx FPGA IO pins that can be used for implementation of different parallel or serial busses. This demo presents the logiCRAFT-CC working as a graphics co-processor to the NEC V850 microprocessor. The FPGA implements the video output as well. Click To Watch Movie Clip! logiCRAFT-CC plugged into Industrial PC computer logiCRAFT-CC and Beagle Board USB link logiCRAFT-CC and NEC Board Parallel IO link

15 © Copyright 2010 Xylon d.o.o. CLICK TO CONTINUE PCIe Companion Chip Example This demo design comes as a part of logiCRAFT-CC deliverables. Users can evaluate it and use as starting point for in-house developments. Xilinx Spartan-6 FPGA interfaces an external (host) microprocessor or microcontroller featuring the PCI Express (PCIe) interface. There is no FPGA CPU. The host controls operation of FPGA implemented peripherals through the PCIe, which is also used for bi- directional data transfers. Xylon delivers the logiPCIECTRL IP Core at no cost! This IP core works as the PCIe <> PLB bus bridge. Besides single transfer operations (registers read and write), it also supports fast DMA transfers. Xylon s logiWIN IP core captures ITU656 video, converts it into YUV and delivers to the host through the PCIe. This FPGA companion chip can also handle stereo audio from Codecs on the board or add-on boards. Other IP peripherals can be added to the FPGA design

16 © Copyright 2010 Xylon d.o.o. CLICK TO CONTINUE USB Companion Chip Example This demo design comes as a part of logiCRAFT-CC deliverables. Users can evaluate it and use as starting point for in-house developments. Xilinx Spartan-6 FPGA interfaces an external (host) microprocessor or microcontroller through the USB interface. This link uses an external USB PHY. This demo FPGA uses external DDR2 memories for application storage Xylon delivers the USB firmware at no cost! The logiSDHC SD card host controller IP core can be used for reading/writing the SD card. There are also other useful IP core, such as the General Purpose IO (GPIO). Xylon s logiWIN IP captures ITU656 video, converts it into YUV and delivers to the host through PCIe This FPGA companion chip can also handle stereo audio from Codecs on the board or add-on boards. Xilinx MicroBlaze CPU handles the USB protocol stack, and Xilinx USB2 IP core handles the physical level.

17 © Copyright 2010 Xylon d.o.o. CLICK TO CONTINUE Parallel IO Companion Chip Example This demo design is not a part of logiCRAFT-CC deliverables Xilinx Spartan-6 FPGA interfaces an external NEC V850 CPU which controls all FPGA implemented IP Cores. The interface is Parallel IO through Extension connectors logicBRICKS IPs implement a graphics controller fully controlled by the NEC CPU. The logicBRICKS IPs use external DDR2 memory for video frame buffers The logiWIN Versatile Video Input captures (grabs) the input video, scales it and stores in dedicated video frame buffers in the external DDR2 memory The logiBITBLT Bit Block Transfer 2D Accelerators speeds up graphics operations with multiple graphics objects (menus, drawings, bitmaps, etc.) The logiCVC-ML Compact Multilayer Video Controller controls the LCD display and graphics and video content blended (mixed) within the FPGA Other IP peripherals can be added to the FPGA design

18 © Copyright 2010 Xylon d.o.o. CLICK TO CONTINUE logiCRAFT-CC PCB 1.Xilinx® Spartan®-6 XC6SLX150T-FG676 2.256 MB DDR2 SDRAM 3.8 MB QSPI NOR Flash 4.SDHC card (SD High Capacity) 5.6 CVBS or 3 S-Video video inputs 6.DVI and Analog RGB video output 7.4 Stereo audio inputs and 2 outputs 8.PC-type power supply connectors 9.PCIe 10.USB 11.SATA 12.MOST 13.CAN 14.CAN/LIN 15.RS232 16.JTAG 17.Parallel IO 18.SDIO 19.16 MB Parallel NOR Flash 20.Expansion Ports 1 2 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 1415 16 17 18 3 19 20

19 © Copyright 2010 Xylon d.o.o. CLICK TO CONTINUE Xylons IP Cores and Hardware Platforms Visit Xylon s web shop and learn about unique Xylon s Low-Volume IP Program!web shop Low-Volume IP Program logicBRICKS IP Cores logiCVC-ML Compact Multilayer Video Controller logiWIN Versatile Video Input logiBITBLT BitBlock Transfer 2D Graphics Accelerator logiBMP Bitmap 2.5D Graphics Accelerator logiBAYER Color Camera Sensor Bayer Decoder logiLENS Camera Lens Distortion Corrector... and more Xylon HW Platforms logiCRAFT-CC Companion Chip Platform logiCRAFT6 Multimedia Evaluation/Development Platform logiTAP Platform for Embedded GUI System Developments logiHAC Automotive Hybrid Cluster Development Platform... and more

20 © Copyright 2010 Xylon d.o.o. CLICK TO CONTINUE Xylon – Design House and IP Provider Xylon is a leading provider of Xilinx ® FPGA-based development systems for the automotive, industrial, medical, and other markets. It provides optimized IP cores, from its logicBRICKS TM library, interfaces and services that improve designers effectiveness and lower overall production costs. Xylon engineers are experts in development of customized graphics and video controllers based on Xilinx FPGAs. CORE COMPETENCES FPGA IP cores development Turn-Key FPGA Solutions Embedded Graphics Solutions SW Drivers and Middleware Visit offical Xylon web site: www.logicbricks.com Xylon Headquarters Fallerovo setaliste 22 10000 Zagreb, Croatia Tel: +385-1-368-0026 Xylon Germany Uhlandstr. 19 D-49525 Lengerich/Westf., Germany Tel: +49-5481-327-937 Xylon Japan 3-7-6 Sin-chiba Chuo-ku Chiba-shi Chiba-ken 260-0031 Japan Tel: +81-43-203-0009

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