Digilent products are simple enough to be used by students in basic computer or electrical engineering courses, but can also be repeatedly reconfigured with circuits ranging from simple logic designs to complex controllers or complete computer systems.
” Design technologies that were pioneered back then have become mainstream and have moved from high-priced engineering workstations to inexpensive PCs. CAD tools like HDL frameworks, synthesizers, and simulators, as well as low-cost field programmable devices like FPGAs and CPLDs, …”
Digilent – MDE 8051 Trainer
From PCB manufacturing, parts procurement and parts management for printed circuit assemblies; to automated testing of printed circuit assemblies, device programming and other software and system support.