Getting Started Using MATLAB and Simulink for FPGA, ASIC, and SoC Development

Explore HDL design, code generation, and verification examples, videos, and tutorials

Fundamentals of MATLAB and Simulink

Get started with algorithm and digital hardware design and verification collaborating to explore implementation options, verify earlier, and generate verification components.

Videos

Learn the essentials of MATLAB through this free, two-hour introductory tutorial on commonly used features and workflows.

Interactive Online Training

Learn the basics of how to create, edit, and simulate models in Simulink with this free, three-hour introductory tutorial.

Interactive Online Training

This three-day course provides a comprehensive introduction to the MATLAB technical computing environment.

Interactive Online or Instructor-Led Training

This two-day course is for engineers who are new to system and algorithm modeling and design validation in Simulink.

Instructor-Led training

Learn about Model-Based Design and how to use Simulink to create block diagrams and simple models.

Documentation

Modeling for and Deploying to FPGA and ASIC Hardware

Watch this five-part video guide to learn about FPGA design with MATLAB. Discover the key factors to consider when targeting a signal-processing algorithm to FPGA or ASIC hardware.

Video

This tutorial shows how to design and implement an audio signal processing algorithm on FPGA hardware using HDL Coder

Blog Post

Learn how to take signal processing and communications designs from floating point to efficient fixed-point implementation on FPGAs.

Recorded webinar

Generate target-independent synthesizable VHDL or Verilog code directly from single-, double-, or half-precision floating-point models.

Video demonstration

This two-day course shows how to generate and verify HDL code from a Simulink model using HDL Coder and HDL Verifier.

Video

This tutorial will guide you through the steps necessary to implement a MATLAB algorithm in FPGA hardware.

Document and examples

These guidelines will help you adopt HDL Coder for your design and include examples to illustrate selected concepts.

Document and examples

This three-day course will review DSP fundamentals from the perspective of implementation within the FPGA fabric.

Instructor-Led training

This two-day course shows how to generate and verify HDL code from a Simulink model using HDL Coder and HDL Verifier.

Instructor-Led training

This two-day course shows how to generate and verify HDL code from a Simulink model using HDL Coder and HDL Verifier.

Documentation

Verification of VHDL and Verilog

Generate SystemVerilog DPI components to speed verification environment creation, debug issues with cosimulation between MATLAB or Simulink and HDL simulation, and learn how to eliminate bugs much earlier through broader collaboration.

Recorded webinar

Generate a SystemVerilog DPI-C reference model for use in UVM simulation from MATLAB using HDL Verifier.

Video demonstration

Video

Use HDL Verifier to import handwritten or legacy VHDL or Verilog for cosimulation with Simulink.

Video demonstration

Perform FPGA-based verification with custom boards using MATLAB and Simulink as test benches.

Video demonstration

This tutorial shows how to insert functionality to extract data from an FPGA prototype for debugging in MATLAB and Simulink

Blog post

MATLAB as AXI Master in HDL Verifier provides read/write access to on-board memory locations on Xilinx® FPGA and Zynq® SoC boards from a MATLAB session. See how it’s used to control an IP core generated by HDL Coder on an Xilinx Kintex®-7 FPGA.

Video demonstration

MATLAB as AXI Master in HDL Verifier provides read/write access to on-board memory locations on Intel® FPGA and SoC boards from a MATLAB session. See how it’s used to control an IP core generated by HDL Coder on an Intel MAX® 10 FPGA.

Video demonstration

This two-day course shows how to generate and verify HDL code from a Simulink model using HDL Coder and HDL Verifier.

Instructor-Led training

SoC and Application-Specific Topics

Videos

Video demonstration

Whitepaper

Learn about capturing and processing wireless data in real time using MATLAB and Software Defined Radio (SDR) platforms.

Recorded webinar

See how to design and implement a range-Doppler radar on the Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC platform. Simulate the effects of accessing external memory and task scheduling, then verify behavior with code generation and deployment.

Video

Learn the considerations, workflow, and techniques for targeting a vision processing algorithm to FPGA hardware.

Video series

Learn how to design deep learning, computer vision, and signal processing applications and deploy to Xilinx Zynq FPGAs, NVIDIA GPUs, and CPUs. Prototype deep learning networks in your FPGA-based applications with the new MATLAB based workflow.

Video

Learn how you can use Model-Based Design to develop a flight control system involving software (C code) and an FPGA (HDL code) implemented on an SoC (system on a chip).

Video

The goal of the webinar is to provide an overview of the real-time simulation and testing (RTST) solution from MathWorks and Speedgoat for RCP/HIL. Take your control design from a desktop simulation and test it in real time with hardware and I/O.

Recorded webinar

Learn how HDL Coder can implement a Simscape model in HDL code for Hardware-in-the-Loop testing on an FPGA in a Speedgoat real-time target machine.

Recorded webinar

This hands-on, two-day course focuses on developing and configuring models in Simulink and deploying on Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoCs.

Instructor-Led training

This hands-on, one-day course focuses on modeling designs based on software-defined radio in MATLAB and Simulink and configuring and deploying on the ADI RF SOM.

Instructor-Led training

Learn why motor control engineers are considering FPGAs and SoCs for their next design and how they are using Simulink to accomplish this with minimal to no FPGA programming.

Video demonstration