Month: September 2010

CalSol has (open source) BRAINS

Thanks to excellent cooperation and support from our sponsor Advanced Circuits, CalSol received 50 custom controllers known as BRAINs (Berkeley Robust Automotive Interchangeable Node).

Volkswagen Partnership

CalSol is very excited about our recent partnership with the Volkswagen Electronics Research Laboratory (VW ERL). Volkswagen has been incredibly helpful with their technical knowledge and will be an invaluable resource for our competition in World Solar Challenge. Thank you Dr. Burkhard Huhnke for Volkswagen’s financial support that makes Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA) our …

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Thanks to mbed

CalSol would like to thank mbed for their gracious donation of mbed prototyping platforms and licenses.  The mbed platform is a highly capable platform sporting a ARM Cortex M3, Ethernet, and CAN capabilities.  The mbed platform will be used on some of the more complex components of our car, such as the experimental wifi telemetry system …

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