iCE40HX8K-EVB OSHW prototypes are ready to test

Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:06 | Comments: 1
iCE40HX8K-EVB OSHW prototypes are ready to test

What you see is our new iCE40HX8K-EVB prototype. It has same layout as our first iCE40HX1K-EVB board with same 34pin bus connector where iCE40-IO, iCE40-DIO, iCE40-ADC and iCE40-DAC modules could snap together. We made all connections backward compatible so all code for 1K will work on 8K too. just here you have much more resources […]

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CT800 – embedded FLOSS Chess computer made with STM32-H405 OSHW board

Published: Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:31 | Comments: 0
CT800 – embedded FLOSS Chess computer made with STM32-H405 OSHW board

We got interesting project link from Rasmus Althoff: CT800 is Free/Libre Open Source Software CHESS computer made with STM32-H405 Open Source Hardware board inside. It has around 2100 ELO, maximum search depth 20 plies. The software is done in C and released under GPL3 licensee.

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OLIMEX KiCAD components libraries are uploaded on GitHub

Published: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:12 | Comments: 3
OLIMEX KiCAD components libraries are uploaded on GitHub

We uploaded all our KiCAD libraries on GitHub and going to maintain them there. Why we do this?  Because many beginners who download our OSHW boards are confused by the messages from KiCAD for missing libraries🙂 this is easy to solve by adding RELATIVE paths to search the libraries as  we always provide the library cache […]

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Microsoft with keynote speak on LinuxCon – if you can’t beat them join them?

Published: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:00 | Comments: 11
Microsoft with keynote speak on LinuxCon – if you can’t beat them join them?

news from Phoronix No, you read it correct there is no mistake. This year Microsoft has keynote speak at LinuxCon in Toronto🙂 As per their Azure blog they are going to share Microsoft’s open source developments there. I guess this is part of Microsoft activity to appear as more open source friendly company trying to break […]

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