Xilinx, Inc. is an American semiconductor company headquartered in San Jose, California. The company is one of the largest manufacturers of programmable logic devices, also known as field-programmable gate arrays (FPGA), in the world. In addition to FPGAs, Xilinx also offers a range of high-end products and solutions such as system-on-chip (SoC), embedded software development tools, design services, and IP cores. Xilinx's products and solutions are widely used in industries such as communications, data center, industrial, aerospace and defense, and others. The company has offices and research centers around the world. Xilinx was the first company to successfully introduce FPGA chips in 1990 and in 2017, it released the industry's first FPGA chip based on 7-nanometer process technology.