Version 6.2, part of Release 2018b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Lookup Table Optimization: Automatically replace subsystems with a direct lookup table and other enhancements​
  • Data Type Optimization: Using parallel simulations, automatically select and apply heterogeneous data types for your system under design
  • Single Precision Converter: Convert MATLAB Function blocks to single precision
  • cordicacos and cordicasin Functions: Compute CORDIC inverse sine and cosine using HDL optimized fixed-point functions
  • Simulation Analysis and Performance: Instrumentation support for Fast Restart mode
  • Explore and debug Fixed-Point Tool results with sorting and filtering functionalities
  • Design and simulate half-precision systems in MATLAB

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Version 6.1, part of Release 2018a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Lookup table optimization: Approximate functions using a lookup table and optimize existing lookup tables to minimize RAM usage
  • Data type optimization: Automatically select and apply heterogeneous data types for your system under design, optimizing bit width.

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Version 6.0, part of Release 2017b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Simplified Fixed-Point Tool: Convert Simulink systems to fixed point using the updated tool that provides guidance at each step of the workflow
  • Data Type Visualizer: Understand and analyze data type choices by viewing histograms of the dynamic range of signals in your model
  • Data Type Exploration: Iteratively explore multiple floating point to fixed-point conversions to determine the optimal choice
  • Function Input and Output Logging: Selectively log and plot function inputs and outputs at any level of your design in the Fixed-Point Converter app
  • Simulink Diagnostic Management: Suppress immaterial diagnostic warnings and errors from specific blocks to efficiently discover modeling errors
  • Autoscaling Lookup Table Objects: Propose and apply fixed-point data types for Simulink Lookup Table and Breakpoint objects

See the Release Notes for details.

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Version 5.4, part of Release 2017a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Simulink Diagnostic Management: Control which simulation and fixed-point diagnostic warnings you receive from specific blocks, including model reference

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Version 5.3, part of Release 2016b, includes bug fixes.

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Version 5.2, part of Release 2016a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Autoscaling Parameter Objects: Automatically propose and apply data types for parameter objects

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Version 5.0.1, part of Release 2015aSP1, includes bug fixes.

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