Tag Archives: Spartan-6

FPGA Stereo Vision Project

As alluded to in a few of my other posts, I’m working on developing an open-source FPGA-accelerated vision platform. This post is a detailed overview of the project’s architecture and general development methodology. Future (and past) posts will elaborate on … Continue reading

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Spartan-6 BGA test board

Eventually, when my FPGA stereo-vision project nears its terminus, I’m going to want to produce a refined sensor board that combines the image sensors and FPGA onto a single board. In preparation for that, this board is a test vehicle … Continue reading

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FMC-LPC to SATA adapter board

I recently bought a shiny new Xilinx Spartan-6 FPGA SP605 Evaluation Kit: It’s an excellent board (aside from the ridiculous ~10W idle power consumption and the corresponding supply heating/temperature) – PCI-Express, gigabit ethernet, DVI, 1.6 GB/s 128 MB DDR3, and … Continue reading

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