I just got the news about the new ARTY $99 FPGA evaluation kit being released and I thought it was worth a mention. At the $99 price point and with the Arduino shield connector, they’ll attract a lot of hobbyists who can now hook up one of the many existing Arduino shields to a Series-7 FPGA. Another interesting thing is that it ships with a webserver reference design so  you’ve got a head-start on your IoT applications. Definitely a lot of possibilities with this board and I might just get one for myself.

Checkout the hardware:


If you’ve got one, let us all know what you think of it and what you’re designing.

Jeff is passionate about FPGAs, SoCs and high-performance computing, and has been writing the FPGA Developer blog since 2008. As the owner of Opsero, he leads a small team of FPGA all-stars providing start-ups and tech companies with FPGA design capability that they can call on when needed.

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