The Trenz Electronic TE0726 is a Rasberry Pi compatible FPGA module integrating a Xilinx Zynq-7010, 512 MByte DDR3L SDRAM, 4 USB ports, an Ethernet port and 16 MByte Flash memory for configuration and operation.
A range of XUP boards with academic discount are available from Digilent, including the Basys 3, Nexys 4 DDR, Zybo, and Zedboard.
Register with Digilent to apply for academic pricing.
Red Pitaya is an open-source-software measurement and control tool that consists of easy-to-use visual programming software and free of charge, ready-to-use open-source, web-based test and measurement instruments running on a powerful, credit card-sized board.
Vivado, or the SDxdevelopment environment (SDSoC and SDAccel) can be used.
SDSoC is a software environment that automates the process of creating hardware accelerators, and the data movers and DMAs to transfer data through the system, generating your software application, and a Linux kernel or other OS.
SDSoC is a powerful tool for rapid prototyping and creation of Zynq Designs.
Any series 7 Xilinx device or later can be used for the competition. Participants may apply to the Xilinx University Program for a donation of an XUP board. The donation request must be made by the project supervisor.