Xilinx's Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC Named Product of the Year by Electronic Products Magazine

     Xilinx's Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC Named Product of the Year by
                         Electronic Products Magazine

Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC garners award for innovative advancement in
digital ICs

PR Newswire

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 9, 2013

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX)
today announced that its Zynq™-7000 All Programmable SoC has earned 2012
Product of the Year honors from Electronic Products Magazine. The Zynq-7000
All Programmable SoC combines hardware programmability, software
programmability, and I/O programmability. As a result, Zynq-7000 All
Programmable SoCs offer unmatched levels of systems integration, performance,
and flexibility while offering system designers reduced power consumption,
lower bill-of-materials and faster time-to-market. 

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"Receiving the 2012 Product of the Year award from Electronic Products for our
Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC validates the hard work and dedication our
Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC team has put into making this product a
success," said Lawrence Getman, vice president of processing platforms
marketing at Xilinx. "The award not only validates the innovative aspect of
the Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC, but also the strong business success we've
achieved over the past year. We have received incredibly strong customer
demand for Zynq-7000 devices across an ever broadening range of applications."

The winning products for 2012 were selected by the editors of Electronic
Products on the basis of innovative design, significant advancement in
technology or application and substantial achievement in price and
performance. Recognizing the best products in the industry, 2012 marks the
37th annual Electronic Products' "Product of the Year" Awards.

"We selected the Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC for this year's Product of the
Year award, recognizing Xilinx as the pioneer FPGA company offering the
industry's first all programmable SoC to incorporate an ARM® dual-core
Cortex™-A9 MPCore™ processing system with tightly coupled programmable logic
and I/O on a single die," said Jim Harrison, editor of Electronic Products.
"We distinguish that Xilinx's unique technology combination dramatically
increases performance and therefore improves processing-intensive applications
across multiple markets, ranging from consumer and broadcast equipment to
wired communications, amongst many others."

The 2012 Product of the Year Awards were announced in the January 2013 issue
of Electronic Products. Additionally, Xilinx's award-winning Zynq-7000 All
Programmable SoC appears on Electronic Products' website: "Xilinx: FPGA and
ARM Cortex-A9 processors make great combination."

About Xilinx
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


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Bruce Fienberg



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