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Xilinx shifts directions to compete in artificial intelligence with Nvidia and Intel

Ryan Shrout
Xilinx shifts directions to compete in artificial intelligence with Nvidia and Intel

Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform — to be used in an array of technology areas, including artificial intelligence. Xilinx, based in San Jose, Calif., is known in the semiconductor market as the company that created the FPGA (field-programmable gate array), an integrated circuit that can be configured by a customer after manufacturing. FPGAs are used for quick deployment of specialized processing algorithms and for prototyping fixed-logic chips called ASICs.