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Wednesday, June 3 • 17:20 - 18:10
Accelerated Data Processing on SoC with FPGA - Marek Vašut, DENX Software Engineer

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Accelerated data processing used to be dominated by SoCs with GPUs in the embedded segment. Recently, an exciting combination of SoC with FPGA became available from both major FPGA vendors. In this talk, Marek will explain the pros and cons of using the embedded FPGA instead of the GPU for computationaly-heavy tasks which cannot be handled by the CPU. Since communicating with the FPGA and transporting data between the FPGA and memory requires a non-trivial software infrastructure, which can introduce unexpected performance surprises, different approaches to this task will be explained. In the end, Marek will present the possibility of accelerating OpenCL kernels on the FPGA.

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Marek Vašut

Contractor, DENX Software Engineering
I have been contracting for DENX Software Engineering for a couple of years now. My primary responsibility is designing and implementing customer specific functionality. One important aspect of my work is leveraging the benefits of working inside the mainline Linux, U-Boot and Yocto projects, explaining our customers the benefits of pushing the newly produced code back into mainline and effectively doing the contributions. I am therefore... Read More →

Wednesday June 3, 2015 17:20 - 18:10
Orchid 1 & 2

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