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AMD Versal 2nd Gen SoCs Deliver 10x Faster AI Performance

AMD Versal Adaptive SoC

Differential Acceleration

Multicore compute platform with high integration that can adjust to new and varied algorithms.

Any Programme

Dynamically adaptable to suit a variety of workloads and applications at both the hardware and software levels.

Any Programmer

AMD Versal adaptive SoCs are programmable by both hardware and software programmers, as they are designed around a programmable network on chip (NoC).

AMD Versal AI edge

AMD Versal Adaptive SoCs of the Second Generation

Single-chip intelligence for AI-driven and traditional embedded systems is provided by the Versal AI Edge Series Gen 2 and Versal Prime Series Gen 2, which balance performance, power, area, functional safety, and security features. In comparison to the first-generation series, the Versal AI Edge Series Gen 2 and Versal Prime Series Gen 2 offer up to 10X more scalar compute.

Gen 2 AI Edge Series

Preprocessing, AI inference, and postprocessing for AI-driven embedded systems are all made possible by next-generation AI engines, high-performance integrated CPUs, and programmable logic combined into a single device.

Adaptable, Instantaneous Preprocessing

AMD programmable logic drives differentiation by enabling low-latency proprietary processing functions and enabling designers to interface with any kind of sensor.

Effective AI Interpretation

In comparison to the previous generation AI Engine architecture, next-generation AI Engines offer up to 3X TOPS/watt and support more data types.

Superior Postprocessing Performance

For similar workloads and complex decision making, the enhanced processing system provides up to 10X more scalar compute than the first-generation Versal devices2.

Fueling Artificial Intelligence Systems From End to End

Accelerate each of the three computing phases

AMD Versal AI Edge Series Gen 2 adaptive SoCs enable effective AI inference, high-performance postprocessing that minimises area and complexity, and flexible, real-time preprocessing.

Increase System Efficiency

Leverage heterogeneous computing’s versatility

Versal AI Edge Series Gen 2 adaptive SoCs go beyond inference with their superior programmable logic, integrated CPUs, advanced safety and security features, and more.

Product Benefits

Presenting the Gen 2 Versal AI Edge Series

AMD Versal AI Edge Series Gen 2 adaptive SoCs improve the widely used Versal architecture by fusing next-generation AI Engines, a new high-performance processing system, and world-class Versal programmable logic into a single, safer and more secure device.

Product Brief for the Versal AI Edge Series Gen 2

Discover how the Versal AI Edge Series Gen 2 adaptive SoCs, all housed in a single device with improved safety and security, provide end-to-end acceleration for AI-driven embedded systems.

Uses & Sectors

Autonomous Driving and ADAS

Versal AI Edge Series Gen 2 adaptive SoCs are built to meet the central compute requirements for Automotive Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Automated Driving (AD). They feature an improved AI Engine that offers up to 3X performance per watt and higher efficiency than the previous generation. The AI Edge Series Gen 2 devices’ heterogeneous architecture makes them perfect for multi-sensor vision perception systems that need to combine multiple sensors and make decisions instantly.

Robotics, Industrial Automation, and Machine Vision

One of the main objectives of robotics, machine vision, and industrial automation applications is high productivity. In order to effectively handle these processing-intensive workloads, Versal AI Edge Series Gen 2 adaptive SoCs have been tuned to take into account important factors like functional safety, latency, Determinism, sensor interfacing, AI inference, power, real-time control, networking.

Defence & Aerospace

Versal AI Edge Series Gen 2 is appropriate for a wide range of advanced and precision applications, including sensor fusion systems, autonomous systems, AI inferencing in mission computing, onboard networking, software defined radio, and imaging.

Health Imaging

Important features of today’s medical diagnostic imaging equipment include real-time result display, AI processing, high-quality images, and scan depth. Because of its targeted compute and memory performance, integrated hardware functional accelerators, next-generation high-speed connectivity, and robust software development environment, a system-on-chip family such as the Versal AI Edge Series Gen 2 is perfect for medical imaging equipment.

AMD Versal AI

Since real-time Edge AI applications and demanding systems are becoming more common, it is more crucial than ever to take power, latency, and AI performance into account simultaneously. The AI Engine tiles, video processing pipelines, and video codec units of the Versal AI Edge Series Gen 2 are engineered to enhance AI performance and optimise latency. Additionally, it provides flexible reference designs and I/O interfaces, making real-time data synchronisation easier and the design process more efficient.

Second Generation Prime Series

Programmable logic, 8K video processing, and high-performance integrated CPUs are available for next-generation classic embedded systems in a variety of markets.

Generational Uplift of Scalar Compute Up to 10X

An improved processing system that can provide up to 200k DMIPs of compute for workloads involving complex decision-making and other related tasks thereby increasing embedded system possibilities.

Superior Programmable Logic

Differentiation is fueled by AMD programmable logic, which enables designers to integrate low-latency proprietary processing functions and connect to any kind of sensor.

Better Integration for Enhanced System Performance

Arduous video processing Next-generation applications are made possible by IP, 100G Ethernet, PCIe Gen5, and DDR memory controllers within constrained power and area.
Allow for Exceptional Performance Anticipate enhanced computation, faster memory, and improved definition.

Versal Prime Series Gen 2 adaptive SoCs come in a variety of devices and offer efficiency and performance for software-defined applications, video, and control.

Versal Adaptive SoC

Reach system goals, both now and in the future.

Versal Prime Series Gen 2 adaptive SoCs help guarantee that performance requirements can be satisfied even within fixed area and power constraints by providing top-notch programmable logic for continuous adaptability.

Product Benefits

Presenting the Gen 2 Versal Prime Series

In order to deliver breakthrough performance for embedded systems, Versal Prime Series Gen 2 adaptive SoCs combine the best Versal programmable logic with a new high-performance processing system of integrated Arm CPUs, enhanced functional safety and security, and more hard IP.

Examine Further Versal Adaptive SoC Functionalities

Product Brief for Versal Prime Series Gen 2

Discover how the Versal Prime Series Gen 2 devices can handle complex embedded computing workloads with ease without the overhead of a multi-chip solution. These devices offer extreme performance in a small footprint with flexible, real-time sensor processing.

Uses & Sectors

Pro AV and broadcast

Thanks to a special blend of specialised acceleration, adaptable interfaces, and adaptive computing that’s perfect for real-time video and audio processing, Versal Prime Series Gen 2 enables Broadcast and Pro AV equipment suppliers to deliver ever more compelling experiences, from capturing content and enabling virtual production to producing live events.

Defence & Aerospace

Versal Prime Series Gen 2 is appropriate for a wide range of advanced and precision applications, including flight control systems, software-defined radio, mission computing, display systems, onboard networking, advanced detection and tracking, and sensor fusion systems.

Health Imaging

The ability to obtain scan depth, produce high-quality images, and show results instantly are crucial features of modern medical diagnostic imaging technology. Because of its programmable logic, digital signal processing capability, hardened functional blocks, targeted compute and memory performance, and next-generation high-speed connectivity, a system-on-chip family such as the Versal Prime Series Gen 2 is a perfect platform for medical imaging equipment.

Primitive Versal Adaptive SoCs

Versal adaptive SoCs offer powerful, customised heterogeneous acceleration for any application by fusing cutting-edge memory and interface technologies with the flexible processing of programmable logic and acceleration engines.

AI Edge Portfolio

Accelerates preprocessing and AI inference for edge applications with power and thermal constraints, delivering exceptional AI performance/watt.

The Prime Series

The flagship Versal adaptive SoC series offers a broad range of devices that can be used in a variety of markets.

First Class

Revolutionary integration of power-optimized, networked cores on a flexible platform for the most demanding networking and computing applications.

Core Series AI

Offers wireless acceleration and cutting-edge AI inference with integrated AI engines that produce exceptional compute performance.

HBM Line

Features adaptive compute, secure data, and fast memory hyper integration for high bandwidth, memory-bound applications requiring a lot of computation.

For Every Developer

For designing with adaptive SoCs and FPGAs, AMD offers a top-notch software development environment that includes tools (such as compilers and simulators), intellectual property, and solutions.

High performance per watt can be achieved by developers in this environment, which can also shorten the development time. AMD adaptive computing solutions can now be used by a wide range of developers, including AI scientists, application and algorithm engineers, embedded software developers, and traditional hardware developers.

A Brief Overview of AMD Versal Adaptive SoC

A software-programmable, heterogeneous compute platform for data centres, wired networks, 5G wireless, and automotive driver assistance applications that integrates programmable logic, processing systems, AI, and DSP engines.

Agarapu Ramesh was founder of the Govindhtech and Computer Hardware enthusiast. He interested in writing Technews articles. Working as an Editor of Govindhtech for one Year and previously working as a Computer Assembling Technician in G Traders from 2018 in India. His Education Qualification MSc.


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