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Hardware-Software Co-Design

Deploy partitioned hardware and software on a target hardware platform

Hardware-software co-design is designing a system that you can deploy on a combination of hardware and software. Deploy your MATLAB® or Simulink® design:

  • As hardware and software on a single device with system-on-chip (SoC) platforms, such as Xilinx® Zynq® and Intel® SoC.

  • On standalone FPGA boards, such as an Intel FPGA or a Xilinx FPGA board.

  • On platforms with separate FPGA and processor, such as the Simulink target machine with FPGA I/O boards.

You can partition your design to generate the hardware that targets the FPGA fabric and the software that runs on the embedded processor. See Hardware-Software Co-Design Workflow for SoC Platforms.

  • Hardware Software Co-Design Basics
    Run the hardware software co-design workflow for SoC platforms and standalone FPGA boards
  • Model Design and Software Interface
    Model algorithm to map DUT ports to AXI interfaces and generate software interface to probe and rapidly prototype HDL IP core
  • Custom IP Core Generation
    Generate an HDL IP core that contains HDL code for deployment on standalone FPGA boards, Speedgoat® I/O modules, Xilinx Zynq-7000 platform, or Intel SoC Devices
  • Custom Reference Design
    Create your own custom reference design for integrating the generated IP core into the target SoC device, Speedgoat I/O modules, or the standalone FPGA boards
  • Xilinx Zynq Platform
    Generate and deploy HDL code and embedded software on Xilinx Zynq-7000 platform
  • Intel SoC Devices
    Generate and deploy HDL code and embedded software on Intel SoC Devices
  • Simulink Real-Time FPGA I/O Modules
    Generate and deploy HDL code on Simulink Real-Time™ FPGA I/O Modules (requires Simulink Real-Time)
  • Standalone FPGA Boards
    Generate and deploy HDL code on Intel or Xilinx boards