My first FPGA development kit finally arrived this week, after some delays. The forums do show that there have been problems with distribution, but I can confirm that the miniSpartan6+ is still shipping as of September 2017. Setting up the development environment The following was set up on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. It deviates somewhat from the Scarab … More miniSpartan6+ walkthrough
Recently, Many Hands was accepted and installed at another arts festival. The installation underwent a few changes and upgrades for the new location, and the nature of the festival added some new challenges compared to the last installation at BEAMS festival.
I had trouble getting the time to work on my Arch GPRS V2 in the last post, which is a shame because it would be incredibly useful. Fortunately, I stumbled across a lead which I was able to follow.
After successfully connecting WiFi to my RPi, I had something which was headless and portable (except of course, for power). The next step to turn it into a minimally interactive information panel was to add the display. The timing is a bit uncanny because Raspberry Pi just released a 7 inch touchscreen, but I’m going … More Adding a display panel to the RPi