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Xilinx Acquires Silexica to Broaden Developer Base
Friday 11 June 2021

US-based adaptive computing company Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) has acquired Germany based C/C++ programmeming and analysis tools provider Silexica to broaden developer base, the company said.

Financial details and terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.

Silexica's SLX FPGA tool suite empowers developers with a development experience building applications on FPGAs and Adaptive SoCs.

This technology will become integrated with the Xilinx Vitis unified software platform to substantially reduce the learning curve for software developers building sophisticated applications on Xilinx technology.

Silexica's technology complements Xilinx's existing Vitis solution and roadmap and will accelerate the company's ability to attract a wider range of developers seeking to leverage its heterogeneous computing architectures.

Silexica serves companies in the automotive, robotics, wireless communications, aerospace, and financial industries and has received USD 28m in funding from international investors.

Xilinx, Inc. develops flexible and adaptive processing platforms that enable rapid innovation across a variety of technologies - from the cloud, to the edge, to the endpoint.
Date Published: 11/06/2021