The Structure

Our Laboratory is equipped with the following instrumentation:

  • Platform for measuring photovoltaic panels performance
  • Weather station
  • Test Bench for batteries characterization of the continuous and pulsed charge/discharge curve
  • Cooling Incubator
  • PCB electronic boards realization kit (bromograph, acid bath, welding bench)
  • Bench Instrumentation: power supplies, functions generators, multimeters, analog and digital oscilloscopes
  • Multi-camera vision system and benchmark testing
  • Agilent and National Instruments data acquisition systems (cRIO)
  • Xilinx Evaluation Kit for the development and testing of IPcore platforms for SoC and FPGAs
  • Industrial Video Processing Kit for the construction and testing of video processing FPGA architectures
  • Development Kits:
  1. Embedded: STR9, STM32, ATMEGA, PSOC, MSP430, OMAP3530
  2. Wireless: ZigBee Chipcon CC2230/1, Bluetooth Bluegiga
  3. RF-ID: TRF7960; Impinj Speedway
  4. Labview: cRIO 9004
  5. FPGA: Xilinx Zynq-7000 SoC ZC702 Evaluation Kit; Zynq-7000 SoC ZedBoard; Avnet Spartan-6 FPGA Industrial Video Processing Kit
  • Software Licences:
  1. Mechanical CAD: AutoDesk Inventor 2012; Inventor Publisher 2012; AutoCAD 2012; 3DS MAX 2012
  2. Electrical CAD: Orcad Capture e PCB Editor 16.6
  3. Microsoft framework:  licenza Visual Studio 2010
  4. Embedded: uVISION Keil 4.60
  5. Computer Vision: Halcon 2011
  6. Testing and validation: LabVIEW 8.2 Full
  7. VHDL design: Xilinx Vivado_HLS 2012.4;Xilinx PlanAhead 14.4 (System Edition license)