Twelve student and industry teams competed for 30 straight hours in the Xilinx Hackathon 2017 competition in early October and the 3-minute wrap video just appeared on YouTube. The video shows a lot of people having a lot of fun with the Zynq-based Digilent PYNQ-Z1 dev board and Python-based PYNQ development environment:
In the end, the prizes:
For detailed descriptions of the Hackathon entries, see “12 PYNQ Hackathon teams competed for 30 hours, inventing remote-controlled robots, image recognizers, and an air keyboard.”
And a special “Thanks!” to Sparkfun for supplying much of the Hackathon hardware. Sparkfun is headquartered just down the road from the Xilinx facility in Longmont, Colorado.