IIoT Gateways & Edge Appliances

Cybersecured Edge Processing Ideal for Complementing the Cloud


Industrial applications are perpetually seeking the right answer, on time. Deterministic, low latency computation and communication in Xilinx SoCs and FPGAs are ideal for converged IT/OT Gateways and Fog Computing in traditional industrial environments or smart cities. Whatever mix of edge processing to complement the cloud, bridging of wired and wireless communication protocols, including software-defined baseband processing, and I/O connections to diverse sensors an application requires, a Xilinx solution will be anchored in a strong hardware root of trust for robust cybersecurity.

A subset of Xilinx capabilities is represented in the expanding APICS demo platform which includes:

  • Connectivity from Ethernet POWERLINK to OPC UA over Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) bridged to DDS over TSN to general purpose I/O
  • Compliance for IEC 62443 cybersecurity, including secure and measured boot with remote attestation, secure cloud enrollment, communications  and update
  • Distributed Machine Learning using container technology from cloud to edge over wired or wireless network
  • Single chip-PLC with an IEC 61131-3 compliant solution

For more information on Xilinx gateway solutions, including support for AWS FAAS (FPGA as a Service), please contact apics@xilinx.com

Design Examples Description Device Support

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  • ARM Processing System for Network Interface and Cybersecurity Stack
  • Programmable Logic for Industrial Ethernet communication, Software-Defined Radio baseband processing, Cryptographic Offloading Functions, Real-time Sensor Fusion and Interface, xNN inference Engine

Zynq UltraScale+ CG, EG, EV MPSoC

Zynq-7000 SoC

Zynq-7000S SoC

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  • PCIe connection to x86 Processor(s)
  • ARM Processing System for Operation Technology Communication Ingestion, IoT Local Sensor Data, Dynamic Accelerator Manager
  • Programmable Logic for Industrial Ethernet Communication, Cryptographic Offloading Functions, Real-time Sensor Fusion and Interface, Database Acceleration, xNN inference Engine, Reconfigurable HW Accelerators
Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC
Solutions Stack

Some Industrial IoT products need all elements of the Xilinx IIoT Solutions Stack, all need some. The Xilinx IIoT Solutions Stack is comprised of optimized Xilinx and Ecosystem building blocks and solutions used across Industrial and Healthcare IoT platforms. Starting from scratch is never something you will have to do with a Xilinx-based Industrial IoT system. Minimize development time and cost and maximize design reuse on your next Industrial IoT platform by exploring the different elements of the Xilinx IIoT Solutions stack.