An FPGA board.
You might have heard the term ‘FPGA’ thrown around every now and again. In several areas of the tech industry their use is growing -- particularly in automotive, aerospace, and medical applications.
To understand why they are becoming so popular we must go back to what they are …
Codethink partnered with York Instruments on a project to develop a new Magnetoencephalogram (MEG) scanner to replace their existing apparatus. This is a neuroimaging device which maps brain activity by recording magnetic fields which are produced by naturally occurring electrical currents in the brain.
The problem at the time was …