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Avnet Electronics Marketing Releases the MicroZed Next-Generation Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC Evaluation Kit

PHOENIX – July 31, 2013 – Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) today released MicroZed, a $199 evaluation kit based on the Xilinx Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC. MicroZed supports multiple use models for exploration, prototyping and System-on-Module (SOM) use, allowing designers to start with a single platform and grow with it as they progress in their SoC development and learning process.

CTS Extruded Heat Sinks with Low Thermal Resistance used on ZedBoard

Elkhart, IN – February 4, 2013 – CTS Electronic Components, Incorporated (NYSE: CTS)
announces a full line of heat sink products that are convenient and easy to use, while maintaining
an exceptional thermal performance. These heat sinks are applicable
for BGA, PGA, PLCC, QFP and other IC packages.
Forged Heat Sink Series is a set of low profile, thin fin heat sinks. Its
height ranges from 6.3mm to 32.6mm with thermal resistance as low
as 1.9°C/Watt @ 200 LFPM convection flow conditions. These heat

Zed Board Reference Design from Avnet - Design East 2012

Bill Wong of Electronic Design magazine talks to Jim Beneke, Vice President Global Technical Marketing at Avnet about the new Zed board reference design and it’s features and components.
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26 September 2012 Xilinx takes Zynq platform into broadcast applications

Xilinx has teamed up with OmniTek on a Linux-based high performance real time processing platform for broadcast equipment based around its Zynq programmable system on a chip.
The OmniTek Zynq-7000 SoC Broadcast Development Kit allows broadcast OEMs to now combine their own hardware and software IP with a high-performance, reprogrammable video processing platform for creating unique and differentiated broadcast equipment that can easily adapt to changing standards.

20. September 2012, Zagreb (Croatia) – Xylon logicBRICKS Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) Now Runs on the ZedBoard Development Kit from Avnet Electronics Marketing

Xylon d.o.o., a leading provider of advanced FPGA application solutions and IP cores, today announced the availability of the 2D and 3D Graphics Processing Units (GPU) logicBRICKS reference design for Xilinx® Zynq™-7000 All Programmable SoC based ZedBoard™ development kit from Avnet Electronics Marketing.

This pre-verified reference design provides system designers with everything needed to develop and display graphics on a PC monitor or other type display connected to the ZedBoard.


Community-Based Development Kit for the Xilinx Zynq-7000 RTC, August 21, 2012

A community-oriented development kit for the Xilinx Zynq-7000 Extensible Processing Platform (EPP) is targeted for designers and students who are interested in exploring and prototyping their application ideas for the new Zynq-7000 EPP architecture.

Avnet X-fest Kicks Off ZedBoard Development Kit - Video from Canadian Electronics

Jim Beneke, Avnet Electronics VP Global Technical Marketing, demonstrates the highlights of the Xilinx ZedBoard community-based Zynq-7000 EPP development kit. Beneke spoke with Canadian Electronics at the Toronto stop of X-fest 2012 FPGA technical training tour. Avnet Electronics Marketing and Xilinx present the tour each time a new Xilinx FPGA platform is developed.