September 21, 2010
The ARM Cortex-M3 is the baseline of ARM 32-bits microcontrollers. Many products spawn from its design: the Cortex-M0 (a stripped-down version for small systems), the Cortex-M1 (specifically designed to be implemented in FPGA) and the Cortex-M4 (with Digital Signal Processing extensions). One chip family that contains the Cortex-M3 is the STM32. STMicroelectronics recently introduced the […]
July 1, 2010
OpenCores delivered a new version of OpenRISC, an open source processor hosted together with many open source hardware projects; more information on their current news page. What is special about this version is that the major driver for the code development has been an academic thesis on verification. Waqas Ahmed of the Royal Institute of […]
June 2, 2010
MyHDL is a Hardware Description Language based on Python. Last year I packaged it for Ubuntu Karmic Koala (here the blog post) and put it on my Launchpad Personal Package Archive (PPA) in order to be installed by everyone. Today I ported MyHDL 0.6 to Ubuntu Lucid Lynx; to install it, run from the command […]
February 23, 2010
The MyHDL Python modules can now be installed on Ubuntu using a convenient Launchpad PPA repository.