Workshop at PyConf Hyderabad, Report

The "Embedded Linux Device Interfacing using Python Workshop", was held on October 7, in Hyderabad as a part of Python Conference organized by Hyderabad Python User Group at IIIT Hyderabad. The workshop was done using our in-house hardware: ZKit-ARM-VF51 and DietIO. The ZKit-ARM-VF51 is the baseboard, powered by a Vybrid VF5xx SoC. The DietIO is the add-on board, that has variety of devices for teaching and learning embedded systems and device drivers.

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Embedded Linux Device Interfacing Workshop, Report

The "Embedded Linux Device Interfacing Workshop", was organized on July 1 and 2, in Chennai, and on July 15, in Banglore. The workshop was done using our in-house hardware: ZKit-ARM-VF50 and DietIO. The ZKit-ARM-VF50 is the baseboard, powered by a Vybrid VF5xx SoC. The DietIO is the add-on board, that has variety of devices for teachning and learning embedded systems and device drivers.

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Embedded Linux Dojo, Report

"Embedded Linux Dojo" was organized by the Embedded Linux Meetup Group. The Embedded Linux Meetup Group is a Zilogic Systems initiative to bring together people working on Linux in Embedded Systems, with the hope to share knowledge and ideas.

The dojo was themed around building a WiFi router from scratch using a Embedded Linux target board, running Debian GNU/Linux. Here is the minutes of the event, contributed by Vengatesh.

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Git Workshop Report

The "Understanding Git, Workshop" was organized by Zilogic Systems, on Dec 3. About 46 people from various organizations participated in the workshop.

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U-Boot Meetup, Report

The "U-Boot Meetup" was organized by Zilogic Systems, on 24th September. About 30 people from various organizations attended the workshop.

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Linux Kernel Porting Workshop, Report

The "Linux Kernel Porting Workshop", was organized on Sep 10 and 11. About 36 people from various organizations, including CEM Solutions (Bengaluru), EmbDes (Bengaluru) e-con Systems, Logitech, NIELIT (Calicut), Visteon, VVDN Technologies, attended the workshop.

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Linux System Programming Dojo - II, Report

The second edition of the "Linux System Programming Dojo" was organized by Embedded Linux Meetup Group. The Embedded Linux Meetup Group is a Zilogic Systems initiative to bring together people working on Linux in Embedded Systems, with the hope to share knowledge and ideas.

The first coding dojo was held in 19 June, where people got together and implemented command line tools — ls, ps, rm, df.

The second coding dojo was organized on 23 July. A mix of code Kabalis and newbies participated in the event.

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ARM Bare Metal Programming, Workshop Report

The "ARM Bare Metal Programming, Workshop" was organized by Zilogic Systems, on May 21 and 22. About 28 people from various organizations, including Burndy, Microchip, NIELIT Calicut, Electron India, SRM Technologies, Visteon, attended the workshop.

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ARM Bare Metal Programming, Workshop

Zilogic is organizing a workshop on the ARM Bare Metal Programming. Writing startup code and linker scripts has been a dark art, mastered only by a few people. Lack of documentation has only aggravated the problem. Through this training programme we hope to unravel the mysteries behind these concepts, and help people join the elite few.

For firmware and RTOS developers, this knowledge will be useful for porting their software to different microcontroller. It will be also be useful for people who would like to delve into bootloader development and development of early boot code of the kernel.

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Dive into Yocto, Workshop Report

The "Dive into Yocto, Workshop" was organized by Zilogic Systems, on 12th and 13th September. About 22 people from various organizations, including Burndy, Identiv, Ingersoll Rand, Microchip and Visteon, attended the workshop.

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Dive into Yocto, Workshop

Zilogic is organizing a workshop on the Yocto Project. Yocto Project is an open source embedded Linux build system similar to Buildroot. While Buildroot uses "make" for task scheduling, Yocto uses bitbake, a tool specialized for integration builds. Yocto in addition provides support for packaging, supports a wide range of software packages, and a layering mechanism to easily extend the base set of packages.

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Zilogic At Traffic InfraTech Expo

Zilogic is participating in the 4th edition of Traffic InfraTech Expo at NSIC Exhibition Complex, New Delhi. We are demonstrating an upcoming series of M2M products, at the expo.

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Android Course Launched!

Zilogic has launched a course on Android, to help people familiar with Java, to come up to speed with Android Application Development.

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8051 Motherboards Launched

Zilogic Systems has launched its second generation of 8051 based motherboards. The ZKit-51-RD2 is a low cost board, and ZKit-51-V664 is a high-end analog capable graphics board. Check the product page for more details.

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Add-on boards for Automation and Robotics

Zilogic Systems has launched a new range of high quality add-on boards for industry automation and robotics.

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ARM Embedded System Design Course

Zilogic Systems has launched a new course on ARM based embedded systems. Please check the syllabus page for more details.

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ZIO @ PyCon India

Vijay did a talk on Device Interfacing with Python and ZIO at PyCon India 2010. The talk was well received by fellow pythoniasts, read the feedbacks on Twitter.

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Java 5 Tiger course

A course on the new language features of Java 5 has been added to the course list. Please check the syllabus page for more details.

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ZIO Launched

Zilogic has launched an Open Source IO framework called the ZIO. The ZIO motherboard is a USB device that provides access to IO interfaces like GPIO, Sensor (ADC), PWM, I2C and SPI. APIs are available in Java and Python to access the ZIO. Please see ZIO Product Page for more ...

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