NXP Model-Based Design Toolbox for LAX v1.2.0 - Product Release Announcement

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NXP Model-Based Design Toolbox for LAX v1.2.0 - Product Release Announcement

NXP Model-Based Design Toolbox for LAX v1.2.0 - Product Release Announcement


Product Release Announcement

Automotive Embedded Systems

NXP Model-Based Design Toolbox

for LAX – version 1.2.0 RTM



The Automotive Embedded Systems, Model-Based Design Tools Team at NXP Semiconductors, is pleased to announce the release of the Model-Based Design Toolbox for LAX version 1.2.0 RTM. This release supports automatic code generation for ARM Cortex-A53 and NXP LAX Accelerator cores from MATLAB for NXP S32R45 Automotive Microprocessors. This release adds support for RSDK 1.2.0, improves to code generation and Radar processing demo, and adds support for new trigonometric LAX kernels. The product comes with 60 examples, covering the supported RSDK LAX Kernels by MATLAB API and demonstrating the programming of the LAX accelerator from MATLAB environment.


Target audience:

This product is part of the Automotive SW – Model-Based Design Toolbox.


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Technical Support:

NXP Model-Based Design Toolbox for LAX issues will be tracked through the NXP Model-Based Design Tools Community space.



Release Content:

  • Automatic C code generation from MATLAB® for NXP S32R45:
    • ARM Cortex-A53
    • NXP LAX Accelerator
  • Support Linux application build and run
    • NXP Auto Linux BSP 37.0 for S32R45
  • Includes MATLAB API for additional RSDK LAX Kernels highly optimized for LAX accelerator
    • add, sub, mul, div, times, cT, inv
    • abs, abs2, sqrtAbs ¸conj, norm, norm2
    • diag, eye, zeros, ones, find, sort
    • cospi, sinpi, tanpi, cispi, sincpi
    • acospi, asinpi, atanpi, atan2pi
  • Improved code generation and reduced memory usage
  • Support for Radar SDK version 1.2.0
  • Support for MATLAB versions:
    • R2021a
    • R2021b
    • R2022a
    • R2022b
    • R2023a
    • R2023b
    • R2024a
  • More than 60 examples showcasing the supported functionalities:
    • Cholesky
    • Gauss-Newton
    • Eigen (new)
    • Kalman Filter
    • Linear Regression
    • Navier-Stokes
    • QR Factorization (updated)
    • MUSIC DoA (updated)
  • Radar processing demo (updated)
      • Range FFT, Doppler FFT, and Non-Coherent Combining offloaded to NXP SPT accelerator
      • MUSIC DoA offloaded to NXP LAX accelerator



For more details, features, and how to use the new functionalities, please refer to the Release Notes and Quick Start Guides documents attached.


MATLAB® Integration:

The NXP Model-Based Design Toolbox extends the MATLAB® experience by allowing customers to evaluate and use NXP LAX Accelerator from NXP’s S32R45 MPU and evaluation board solutions out-of-the-box. NXP Model-Based Design Toolbox for LAX version 1.2.0 is fully integrated with MATLAB® environment.





Target Audience:

This release (1.2.0 RTM) is intended for technology demonstration, evaluation purposes, and prototyping on NXP S32R45 MCUs and Evaluation Boards.


Useful Resources:

Examples, Trainings, and Support: https://community.nxp.com/community/mbdt




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