Tag: School

FPGA Conway’s Game of Life

This was a project that Jim Spoth and I made for our digital systems design course. The end product is a configurable Conway’s Game of Life implementation on an Altera DE2 FPGA board using a 64 x 32 bicolor LED matrix for the display. A PS/2 keyboard is used to create/modify/clear the current state of […]

Morse Code Scanner

This was actually a really fun project that Jon and I did for our Interfacing Digital Electronics course. The objective was to use an Optek OPB745 reflective object sensor and a Freescale HCS12 microcontroller to read Morse code from printed paper. The project was very open-ended, and it was up to each team to decide […]

Meter Maven

Meter Maven is the name given to our project for our senior projects course. This project actually has its own website, so I won’t bother going into too much detail here. You should definitely check out the website, though, as it’s filled with all sorts of technical information and additional media.   Overview The Meter […]

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