comment on this article

Xilinx acquires embedded Linux specialist PetaLogix

Xilinx acquires embedded Linux specialist PetaLogix

In a move to strengthen its All Programmable solutions for SoC designs, Xilinx has acquired embedded Linux provider PetaLogix.

The two companies have previously worked together to create a Linux distribution for the MicroBlaze and PowerPC processors, and more recently a Linux distribution and tool chain for the Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC.

"With their technology, tool set and expertise, the PetaLogix team is uniquely positioned to help Xilinx further shorten time to market and aggressively drive growth in the embedded space, and across all key vertical market segments we serve," commented Tomas Evensen, chief scientist for embedded software at Xilinx.

PetaLinux SDK, the flagship product of PetaLogix, is an embedded Linux solution based on proprietary technology that was developed and purchased from the University of Queensland.

Simon Fogg

Comment on this article

This material is protected by MA Business copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team.

What you think about this article:

Add your comments


Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published.
Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.

Related Articles

RF Design Centre

EnSilica, the independent provider of semiconductor solutions and IP, is ...

The game of drones?

Advances in power efficient SoCs, improved flight control systems and more ...

In need of new blood

Despite the best efforts of industry, trade associations, skills councils, ...

EEE conference

​The two-day EEE Conference, which is taking place at the Hilton London, ...

Always innovating

Check out this brief video promo for an all new website that explores TI ...

Acquire and survive?

The dust is beginning to settle following the news that Swiss company Dätwyler ...

Interesting times

It has certainly been an interesting year for chip giant Qualcomm. Revenues are ...