Finally I declare the Talking Clock project complete! Hardware is built and is working, documentation has been written. The permanent project web page is here. I have also created a parallel page on hackaday.io. Enjoy!
Look what I’ve got by post today from our Chinese comrades at ‘Good Display‘ factory: a nice small 2.04-inch electrophoretic display (EPD), or better known as ePaper/eInk display or ‘electronic paper’. Electrophoretic displays (EPD) do not require any power to… Continue Reading
I’ve just assembled both PCB boards of my talking nixie clock together and went ‘whoa, this thing IS really beautiful!’. Check it out below, electronics porn at its best! The first two pictures were taken with a flash to get… Continue Reading
I am working on a talking clock with a remote IR control. The idea is that when I awake at night I don’t have my glasses on, hence I cannot recognize digits on a clock display. So I figured out… Continue Reading
Finally, after much waiting, my ZedBoard arrived on Tuesday. See it shining in the picture above, isn’t it lovely? So far I managed only to unbox it and turn it on… Hence only a few notes on the beginnings: Running… Continue Reading
Running Xilinx Vivado 2013.3 (webpack license) on Fedora 18 may fail with the following error message: $ vivado ****** Vivado v2013.3 (64-bit) **** SW Build 329390 on Wed Oct 16 18:26:55 MDT 2013 **** IP Build 192953 on… Continue Reading
I devised PORTAL as a means for validating our hardware accelerator cores (ASVP in SMECY) in a co-simulated environment together with control software. The basic structure of PORTAL is shown below: PORTAL is a a communication library that connects a… Continue Reading
In 2009 I joined UTIA and started working on the Apple-CORE project. The project was already in its second year, hence there had been already plenty of implementation work done. My first assignment was to prepare a test suite of simple… Continue Reading