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    We're Giving Away Up to 10 Boards for Our Upcoming Arty-S7 Workshop!

     

    In the Comments Below: Let Us Know Why You Are Interested in the Upcoming Arty 7 Workshop for a Chance to Win!

     

    If you're a maker or an engineer who's interested in getting into FPGA, we're making it easier than ever to get started.  We're following up the Getting Started with Xilinx Development Tools webinar and the 3 part Xilinx Workshop: Getting to Know Vivado Series with Adam Taylor with a workshop that let's you use a board compatible with Vivado for your next project.The Arty S7 board features the new Xilinx Spartan-7 FPGA and is the latest member of the Arty FPGA development board family from Digilent. The Arty S7 board features new Xilinx Spartan-7 FPGA and is the latest member of the Arty family for Makers and Hobbyists.  This little dev board is something that we think you will be interested, especially if you've attended our previous Xillinx workshops. It hits a sweet spot of having a relatively low cost ($99 USD) and enough power and connectivity be very useful.

     

    There's been a lot of interest in the Vivado Workshop series and Xilinx webinars in general.  We're interested in why you're interested in attending the upcoming workshop and how you plan on using the board.  Reply in the comments below to register your interest so we can arrange to have an Arty 7 board sent to you in time to follow along with our workshop!  You can also purchase an Arty-S7 board as well as the other PMOD Board here:

     

     

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    The Spartan-7 FPGA offers the most size, performance, and cost-conscious design engineered with the latest technologies from Xilinx and is fully compatible with Vivado Design Suite versions 2017.3 and newer. Putting this FPGA in the Arty form factor provides users with a wide variety of I/O and expansion options. Use the dual row Arduino® connectors to mount one of the hundreds of hardware compatible shields available, or use the Pmod ports with Digilent's pre-made Pmod IP blocks for a more streamlined design experience. Arty S7 was designed to be MicroBlaze ready and comes out of the box ready to use with the free Xilinx WebPack licensing with the Vivado Design Suite.

     

    Here's a good primer that shows you all the cool things you can do with Arty-S7 board:

     

     

    Dates and Register for Free:

     

    Workshop:Dates and Time:

    Session 1 - Learn about Xilinx FPGAs and Embedded Processing

     

    Lecture

    • Why Xilinx FPGAs solve common challenges of ASSPs
    • Xilinx Product Offering
    • Embedded Processing Solutions

    Lab

    • Install Xilinx tools

    Wednesday, 30th of September 2020

     

    11:00 CT / 4:00 PM GMT

     

    Session 2 – Building a custom microcontroller in minutes

     

    Lecture

    • How to get started using Xilinx Vivado Design Tools
    • Xilinx Example projects jumpstart designs

    Lab

    • Launch processor on Arty-S7 and run Hello World

    Wednesday, 14th of Oct 2020

     

    11:00 CT / 4:00 PM GMT

     

    Session 3 – Rapid Sensor Prototyping with Digilent Peripheral Modules

     

    Lecture

    • How to expand Xilinx IP catalog with 3rd party IP
    • Leverage IP to build custom interface w/o writing RTL
    • Add prebuilt IP drivers and communicate with sensors
    • Lab
      • Run example design with Arty-S7, MicroBlaze, and PmodNAV

    Wednesday, 28th of Oct 2020

     

    11:00 CT / 4:00 PM GMT