FreeRTOS + POSIX on Zynq

FreeRTOS is a popular free and open-source real-time operating system (RTOS) for embedded platforms. It has its own scheduler, tasks, and synchronisation primitives. Writing concurrent applications for FreeRTOS requires to learn the environment and make use of the provided tools. In some cases, a developper might want to port an existing concurrent application written with POSIX interfaces (such as pthreads, semaphores, message queues, etc.). Usually there are two approaches here : Convert everything to FreeRTOS primitives. Write an OS abstraction…

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Présentation des travaux de Bachelor de nos étudiants

Durant le mois de septembre, nos étudiants ont présenté leurs travaux de Bachelor sous la direction de leurs professeurs respectifs. Nous leur souhaitons à tous plein succès pour leur avenir ! Professeur Alberto Dassatti Carpita Edoardo – “Amélioration des performances du module GRIDEYE”  Eduardo a évalué et profilé en profondeur le traitement effectué sur un module commercial exécutant Linux sur ARM. Il a pu identifier quelques problèmes et proposer des solutions conduisant à une réduction de la charge des processeurs…

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Retrospective on the SDR Makerspace conference

On the 28th and 29th of November, the REDS institute of the HEIG-VD organized its very first international conference at the Swiss Aéropôle of Payerne on the topic of Software Defined Radio, driven by the SDR Makerspace initiative. Needless to say, the conference was overall a success. I have met motivated and enthusiastic attendees, all gathering around the exciting topic of Software Defined Radios. Industrialists, academicians, experts, hobbyists, and even students were present. As I said, the SDR Makerspace initiative…

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SDR Makerspace Conference

28-29 November 2019, Swiss Aeropole / Payerne (CH) The REDS institute of the Haute École d’Ingénierie et de Gestion of the Vaud canton (HEIG-VD), specialized in the development of high-performance reconfigurable systems, is organizing a conference on Software Defined Radios (SDRs) in the context of SDR Makerspace, a European Space Agency (ESA)-sponsored project. These “software radios” are transceivers that take advantage of the flexibility of software to attain unsurpassed performances in terms of robustness and adaptability, and this turns out…

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Technical articles related to the development work performed at the REDS institute, HEIG-VD (Switzerland).

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