ZYBO Smart Car

The ZYBO Smart Car was developed by Digilent China. It is one of the items in the Zrobot line, the educational kit solely developed by Digilent China. The smart car is powered by the Digilent ZYBO that features Xilinx Zynq technology. Users can control the robot from an Android phone using the Bluetooth interface within 20m. The OS is Linux. Users can develop the software and Linux driver using Xilinx Vivado.

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Digilent and Xilinx at Higher Education Conference 2014

Xilinx University Program and Digilent China, our licensed partner in China, recently attended the Teaching Electronics Innovation Technology for Higher Education Conference 2014. The conference was organized by 360 Electronic Engineering Technology, one of the most popular engineering education portals in China. This conference is held for a month across China in Beijing, Shanghai, Harbin, Xian, Nangjing, Wuhan, Chengdu, and Guangzhou.

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The Best of the Best: Digilent Design Contest Worldwide Finals 2014

To me, one of the most enjoyable company events is being a judge for the Digilent Design Contest US each year. I get to meet the talented students who are involved and play around the innovative applications powered by Digilent hardware. As Digilent boards are used worldwide, the Digilent Design Contest is also held worldwide in Europe, Japan, and China. Every two years, Digilent will bring top teams from each region to compete for the world championship. This year, the worldwide finals were held at the Digilent China Training Center in Shanghai.

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Digilent and Trenz at SEFI Conference 2014!

Digilent is happy to announce that we will be at SEFI from September 15-19. The SEFI Conference is being held at University of Birmingham, UK. Digilent will have a workshop called “Hands-on Learning with All-in-One Portable Sab” on September 16. Dr. Mircea Dabacan from Technical University of Cluj-Napoca will demonstrate how active learning modules using the Digilent Analog Discovery can be integrated into undergraduate circuits and electronics courses for majors and non-majors, as well as into outreach programs for high school students. Digilent will also have a joint booth with Trenz, Digilent’s EU Partner, in the exhibit hall.

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Napa Valley Bound for ECEDHA 2014 !

For those of you that follow the Electrical Engineering Education world, you may know that ECEDHA is only a few days away! ECEDHA or Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association is a yearly conference that focuses on University’s pressing engineering education challenges. This year it is held in Napa Valley, and is hosted by Berkeley, Santa Clara and Stanford University, and we have quite the line up planned!

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