Timesys Introduces LinuxLink for Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC
Design East, Boston – September 18, 2012 — Timesys Corporation (http://www.timesys.com) provider of the industry's easiest-to-use and affordable embedded Linux products and professional services, today introduced the availability of its award-winning LinuxLink framework for development on the Xilinx® Zynq™-7000 All Programmable SoC in the ZC702 Evaluation Kit based on the Linux 3.3 kernel. Timesys LinuxLink for the Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC represents the industry's premier Linux offering designed specifically to minimize the complexity of embedded Linux development and ensure a minimum time-to-market for Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC developers.
The Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC from Xilinx provides ASIC levels of performance and power consumption by combining the flexibility of an FPGA with a dual-core ARM® Cortex™-A9 MPCore™ microprocessor. With Timesys LinuxLink, consumer-, medical-, industrial- and military-segment embedded developers now have access to an easy-to-use embedded Linux development solution that matches the performance and flexibility of the Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC. LinuxLink offers Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC developers the latest in Linux kernel and driver updates, a universe of almost 1400 Linux packages, a unique advice and update engine to assist developers in choosing and maintaining the appropriate packages for their unique application, free demo code and training material to jumpstart project development and industry-exclusive, unmetered support.
When needed, Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC customers can further shorten their time-to-market by utilizing Timesys's just-in-time professional services.
“Xilinx is very happy to see the continued expansion of our ecosystem by introduction of Timesys LinuxLink for the Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC. Timesys is well regarded for their Linux expertise, support, and the ease-of-use of the LinuxLink tool suite. The addition of Timesys for LinuxLink will help Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC developers get to commercial production faster and with minimal overhead,” stated Mark Jensen, director of processing platforms marketing at Xilinx.
“The Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC is a powerful, flexible SoC that many of our customers are interested in,” noted Brian Gildon, Vice President of Business Development at Timesys. “There is a strong demand in the marketplace for the flexibility and performance that the Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC offers. We’re extremely excited about bringing LinuxLink to the market in support of the Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC and have high expectations for it.”
To learn more about the LinuxLink for Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoCs, please visit http://www.timesys.com/supported/processors/xilinx.
Timesys is the provider of LinuxLink, a high-productivity software development framework that dramatically simplifies and speeds up embedded Linux application development. The LinuxLink framework includes the Linux kernel, cross-toolchain, application development IDE, an award-winning build system called Factory, a vast library of middleware packages, software stacks and libraries, documentation and expert technical support. LinuxLink enables development teams to consistently build and maintain a custom, open source embedded Linux platform through regularly updated Linux sources, proven middleware packages, and a scriptable GNU-based build environment. LinuxLink reduces the time, resources, risk and cost associated with building a product based on open source Linux. For more information, visit www.timesys.com.
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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