Halloween Project — Help Us Vote!

We are excited about our projects for Digilent’s first Halloween contest! From the extremely creepy to the rather cute, the contest submissions were wonderful! All of the participants will be getting tickets to go to “Haunted Palouse”. What we need help with is giving out the $200 first prize! Take a look at the contest submissions and vote for your favorite using the SodaPop poll system!

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Halloween Design Contest– Instructables & Digilent

At Digilent, we are huge fans of Instructables.com. Free, easy to use, and lots of inspiring projects… we think that it’s an amazing platform for people/students to share their projects with the world. Just take a look at our MakerSpace page at http://digilentinc.com/MakerSpace and you will see over 30 projects that have been created in the past 3 months. So what happens when you combine Instructables, Halloween, and people using Digilent products? We have a Halloween contest!

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The 10th annual EU Digilent Design Contest: Another success in innovation

It’s been a exciting weekend here in Romania, and the 10th edition of the EU Digilent Design Contest is now in the books! What started 10 years ago as a small contest held at the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca has turned into something much bigger. Since then, we’ve sponsored contests in the USA, China, and India, and our Romanian contest now covers the entire EU!

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Come see us at Maker Faire 2014!

Today, half of the Digilent team has already left to go to Romania for our EU Design Contest, while the other half of us are getting the last minute things together to leave for Bay Area Maker Faire. From all across the world, “makers” (people who enjoy making and creating things) flock to the Bay Area to attend the Bay Area World Maker Faire, which is projected to have over 125,000 attendees! This year, we are sharing a booth with our supplier-partner, Microchip Technologies, and have quite the line-up for anyone who comes by.

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EU Digilent Design Contest

Digilent’s EU Design Contest will be held at the Technical College in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, on May 17-18. This year, we will have around 38 teams in the final presentation! BlogPictureContestants will be doing chipKIT microntroller/robotics projects and digital design systems based on the Xilinx ARM System on a Zynq. All project entries can be found at the design contest site.

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