Xilinx announced three milestones in the development of its next generation 20nm All Programmable Devices:
- First Design Tools for 20nm -- the Xilinx Vivado Design Suite will support initial 20nm devices in March 2013.
- First 20nm Product Tape Out -- Xilinx expects to tape out its first 20nm product on TSMC's 20SoC manufacturing process during Q2 2013. Device samples are expected this year for strategic customers.
- First Ten Early Access Customers -- Xilinx is now engaging with the first ten customers on 20nm architecture evaluations and implementation activities.