CometCAD: From Symbol To PCB Layout

CometCAD is a tool for creating circuit schematics and printed circuit boards (PCBs). With the tiny green board inside every electronic system deciding the complete functionality of the system, creating worthy...

Wiring: Open Source Platform For Microcontrollers

Hernando Barragán is not a name that you would recall easily. But you might recognise something that he helped create. While working on his Master’s thesis project, in 2004, Barragán created...

Make FPGA Based Wonders With Papilio Boards

We have come a long way today from the age of mainframe computers that took up an entire floor of a large building, or that famous joke about a Russian who...

Xyce: A Parallel Electronic Simulator

In this article we introduce Xyce, a SPICE-compatible parallel electronic circuit simulator developed at Sandia National Laboratories, USA. The software is capable of solving extremely-large circuit problems on large-scale parallel computing...

RapidSmith: A Java Based CAD Tool For Modern Xilinx FPGAs

The RapidSmith Project from Brigham Young University, USA, is a Java package that contains the tools and application program interfaces (APIs) for providing a unique platform to work out experimental ideas...
Raspberry Pi

Exciting Design Software and Raspberry Pi Operating Systems

Raspbian NOOBS New Out Of Box design software, or NOOBS, was introduced on June 13, 2013. It makes Raspberry Pi easier to use by simplifying the installation of an operating system (OS)....

Logic Friday For Combinatorial Digital Logic Design

Digital electronics rarely leaves you, no matter where you go. Right from the small register in your controller to the multiplexer that routes the signals in your circuit, it is present...

Modelling With Modelica In OpenModelica

You are trying to rig up a simple circuit. A signal source, power supply and a few passive components are all you need. I am sure you would prefer simulating it...

Equip Yourself With The Latest In Design And Development Software

EEGLAB EEGLAB is an interactive MATLAB toolbox for processing continuous and event-related EEG, MEG and other electrophysiological data incorporating independent component analysis, time/frequency analysis, artefact rejection, event-related statistics and several useful modes...

EEGLAB For Electrophysiological Signal Processing

EEGLAB is a GNU general-public-licensed MATLAB toolbox for processing electrophysiological data from electroencephalography (EEG), magnetoencephalography (MEG) and others. Users can perform tasks like independent component analysis (ICA), time/frequency analysis (TFA), artefact...