PHOENIX — Developing an interactive GUI or Touchscreen application? Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced new reference designs, tutorials and training videos for the 7-inch Zed Touch Display Kit. The designs are supported on either the MicroZed™ or Zedboard™ kits.
To facilitate designs using the 7-inch Zed Touch Display Kit, Avnet is providing an HDL-based display panel controller core that resides in the Xilinx Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC programmable logic. This display controller core is combined with an Ubuntu Linux-based reference design, which displays the Ubuntu desktop on the LCD panel and accepts touch input from the Projective Capacitive touch sensor.
In addition, Avnet has created two online instructional videos for the 7-inch Zed Touch Display Kit. “Introduction to the 7-inch Zed Touch Display Kit” reviews the kit’s basic capabilities. “Getting Started with the 7-inch Touch Display Kit” gives detailed instructions to attach the kit to MicroZed and Zedboard for evaluation.