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Learn Embedded Design with the MiniZed (Win a MiniZed for Asking Questions!)

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Are you thinking about trying your hand at programmable logic design but are looking for an entry-level dev board to make the prototyping process easy peasy? Then the MiniZed dev board is for YOU!

 

Attend this webinar to learn about the MiniZed, an entry-level development and demonstration platform for single-core Xilinx® Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC devices.

 

Win a MiniZed for Asking Questions!

 

Join us for a webinar where you will get an overview of the MiniZed. During this event, attendees will have a chance to win one of five MiniZeds for asking interesting questions about the Minized.  One of the presenters, Stefan Rousseau, was the lead designer for the MiniZed single-core Zynq development board. Stefan has worked primarily with FPGA, signal processing, communications systems and security systems in embedded fields such as radar, telecommunications, contactless card readers and industrial testing.  He writes Verilog, VHDL, embedded and test software and also apps when necessary.  He will be joined by Bryan Fletcher who is currently working on Ultra96-V2, after working on many development boards over the years and as a Field Applications Engineer.  MiniZed is a single-core Zynq 7Z007S development board . This board targets entry-level Zynq developers with a low-cost prototyping platform.

 

What you’ll learn from attending:

 

  • What’s in the MiniZed kit and its built-in connectivity features such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and BLE
  • The tools and resources available to speed development
  • Cool things you can do with the Zynq-7000S, such as accelerating BDSP algorithms in hardware and interfacing MiniZed with your mobile device
  • See what kind of peripherals can be plugged into the Pmod-compatible connectors or the Arduino-compatible shield interface
  • Inside design tips and tricks by the makers of the MiniZed

 

The MiniZed was used as part of the Path to Programmable training program.   Here is an overview from aspork42 , one of the graduates:

 

You can view his progress in Path to Programmable here:

 

 

About the MiniZed

 

On-board connectivity through the Murata "Type 1DX" wireless module that provides  

  • Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.1 plus EDR and BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy)

 

On-board memory from Micron

  • 512 MB DDR3L
  • 128 Mb QSPI flash
  • 8 GB eMMC

 

Peripherals can be plugged into

  • Dual Pmod-compatible connectors (16 GPIO)
  • Arduino-compatible shield interface (22 GPIO)
  • USB 2.0 host interface

 

Physical interface

  • Two bi-element user LED’s
  • User pushbutton
  • Reset pushbutton
  • User switch

 

The integrated power supply from Dialog generates all on-board voltages.  An auxiliary microUSB supply input can be used to power designs that require additional current.

 

On-board MEMS sensors from ST Micro

  • LIS2DS12 Motion and temperature sensor
  • MP34DT05 Digital Microphone

 

JTAG circuitry is incorporated onto the MiniZed base board. Only a single microUSB cable is required for power, programming, JTAG emulation and serial terminal debug output.

 

The Presenters:

Stefan Rousseau, Senior Technical Marketing Engineer, AvnetBryan Fletcher , Technical Marketing Director, Avnet

Stefan Rousseau is in the Products and Emerging Technologies group of Avnet.  Stefan has worked primarily with FPGA, signal processing, communications systems and security systems in embedded fields such as radar, telecommunications, contactless card readers and industrial testing.  He writes Verilog, VHDL, embedded and test software and also apps when necessary and he was the lead designer for the MiniZed single-core Zynq development board.

I've been a fan of programmable logic technology since early in my career at Hewlett-Packard and Evans & Sutherland. I work now in Avnet's Products & Emerging Technologies group, currently working on Ultra96-V2, after working on many development boards over the years and as a Field Applications Engineer.

When and Where

  • Start Time:

    Dec 18, 2019 10:00 AM CST (America/Chicago)
  • End Time:

    Dec 18, 2019 11:00 AM CST (America/Chicago)
  • Location:

    On24

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  • Event Type:

    Webinar
  • Event Visibility & Attendance Policy:

    Open

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