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Raspberry Pi + Canon = Camera Pi: ARM 11 and Linux hack of a Canon 5D Mk II DSLR

Here’s a link to a very interesting and cool hack of a Canon 5D Mk II DSLR achieved by stuffing a Raspberry Pi Linux-based single-board computer into an accessory battery grip. EDA360 Insider has covered the Raspberry Pi board before. … Continue reading

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How to program all of those SoC processor cores? Answers from Jim Ready. Free event, September 18.

While we can stamp out processors galore on an advanced-node SoC, programming those processors is another matter entirely. Yet “multicore” and “many-core” SoC designs are the in-vogue approach to processing performance. How to solve this dilemma? Get a glimpse of … Continue reading

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RTOS pioneer Jim Ready discusses the intersection between embedded design and EDA

Richard Goering has just published a pretty interesting interview with Jim Ready—one of the industry’s true embedded RTOS pioneers—in his Industry Insights blog. Ready developed VRTX in the early 1980s and his MontaVista team commercialized a version of embedded Linux … Continue reading

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Friday Video: Two more low-cost, ARM-based, embedded-Linux development boards from ODROID and Google

Recently, I published a list of 39 low-cost, ARM-based, embedded-Linux development boards. (See “39 low-cost boards for embedded Linux application development starting with Raspberry Pi. Want the list?”) I ran across two more of these dev boards this week that … Continue reading

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39 low-cost boards for embedded Linux application development starting with Raspberry Pi. Want the list?

Thanks to Google+, I just found this very interesting list of 39 low-cost development boards supporting embedded Linux development. Most of these boards cost less than US $200 and many of them cost less than US $100. The list was … Continue reading

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Element14 sells out of the first batch of Raspberry Pi single-board ARM 11 computers in one day

I just went to check about ordering an ARM-based Raspberry Pi computer board and Newark/Element14—the US distributor—has already sold out its initial allotment. Here are the specs: SoC Broadcom BCM2835 (CPU, GPU, DSP, and SDRAM) CPU: 700 MHz ARM1176JZF-S core … Continue reading

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3D Thursday (Leap Year edition): Raspberry Pi now on sale, Feb 29

The Raspberry Pi foundation has announced that you can now order the Raspberry Pi Model B—a $35 single-board computer—from its distributors: Premier Farnell (Element14 in the US) and RS Components. If you’re not familiar with the RaspBerry Pi board, it’s a … Continue reading

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Want to start writing code for the two ARM Cortex-A9 processors on the Xilinx Zynq-7000 EPP right now? Virtual Platform makes it possible

As of today, you can start to develop application software for the Xilinx Zynq-7000 family of Extensible Processing Platforms (EPP) using a virtual prototyping platform announced today and jointly developed by Xilinx and Cadence. The virtual platform provides an accurate … Continue reading

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10 ways to get your EDA tools to run faster, smoother, and longer

The IT troubleshooter drops his pack into a chair across the table from me and sits down. “We take care of…problems” he says. The problems he’s referring to are sluggish EDA tools. Perhaps you’ve encountered a few. Perhaps you suspected … Continue reading

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Imperas develops fast models for newest ARM processor cores (ARM Cortex-A8, -A9, and –M4)

Imperas has announced some additions to its fast SystemC/TLM-2.0 ARM processor models. New simulation models include the ARM Cortex-A8, -A9, and –M4. These three new models enhance the Imperas stable of ARM processor models that already included the ARM7, ARM9, … Continue reading

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