Remote Test System for AXIOM Remote
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To allow for testing our general purpose input device, the AXIOM Remote, in an automated way, we designed an interface (AXIOM Beta shield and Add-On PCB) which allows to press buttons and turn dials on the AXIOM Remote from the AXIOM Beta. The shield is connected to one of the routing fabric FPGAs so gateware needs to be developed.

Goals:

  • Implement and test the HDL to press buttons and turn dials (encoder) via simple commands.
  • Add advanced actions for testing (button bounce, encoder skipping, etc)
  • Design a test framework (Python or C) which allows to run automated tests.

Prerequisites:

  • Basic FPGA Know-How
  • Basic Electronics Know-How

Language Skills:

  • HDL (VHDL, Verilog, nMigen)
  • Python or C

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Difficulty: Medium

Mentors: Bertl

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Notes: If you do not have access to the required hardware platforms/dev kits, we will provide them (or remote access) to you for the duration of the project.

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Bertl created this task.Feb 20 2021, 3:27 PM
sebastian renamed this task from Remote Test System for Axiom Remote to Remote Test System for AXIOM Remote.Feb 21 2021, 9:23 AM
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Bertl updated the task description. (Show Details)Mar 29 2021, 1:49 PM