[Oberon] The Oberon PC

volkert at nivoba.de volkert at nivoba.de
Sat May 10 18:55:04 CEST 2014

Am 10.05.2014 16:37, schrieb greim:
> Hallo Volker, Dug and others..
>>> Stepping way back, here is what I would like to have.
>>> I would like to be able to walk into a store and buy a
>>> PC that was solely Oberon based.  Cheap, fast, module
>>> upgrades (e.g. slim binaries).
> With FPGAOberon its not a dream at all.
> Imagine a small stick / matchbox, 2 USB ports for the keyboard and the
> mouse, one DVI port (HDMI is difficult regarding the license) and one SD
> card slot and one Ethernet port.
> The ideal thing would be one single 1 FPGA, but for the first try 1
> FPGA, 2 FTDI or Cypress USB interfaces, and a little bit SRAM + a WizNet
> chip for Ethernet or a WLAN chip for the network would be ok.
> For Android and Linux such gadgets are already on the market.
> So we should alway keep in mind and point out, that we can reconfigure
> the complete computer by software: color instead of b/w, 2 RISC5
> machines, FPU, RAM and/or file system encryption, flat display
> interface, software defined radio (!) etc.
> Regards
> Markus Greim
Look at this. An FPGA Add-On for the Raspberry Pi. 


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