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.
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. Any donation request must be made by the project supervisor.
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.
PYNQ is an open-source project that makes it easier to use Xilinx platforms.
Using the Python language and libraries, designers can exploit the benefits of Xilinx platfroms to build more capable systems.