Posts Tagged ‘electronics’

Creating a Touchless 3D Tracking Interface with your Arduino

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A clever use of the Arduino to create a very simple touchless 3D tracking interface. Could be a good project for an after school club. Links: A Touchless 3D Tracking Interface

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Electronic ‘LEGO’

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Ayah Bdeir is an engineer and an artist. She has developed an open source system called littleBits of preassembled, modular circuits that snap together with magnets. It is similar in idea to LEGO, but with the emphasis on building electronic circuits. On her talk on TED she

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Microsoft Release RDS4 (Robotics)

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Microsoft have released the full version of their Robotics Developer Studio 4. It is built to incorporate the Microsoft Kinect sensor easily into robotic development. The robot recommended to go with the setup is available from Parralax.com for around £785 (which does not include the Kinect sensor),

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Raspberry Pi on CBBC

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CBBC recently made a short video introducing the Raspberry Pi. Worth showing to younger students if you plan to purchase them for your school (if you can get your hands on any!). Source: CBBC Video

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Inside Foxconn: How the iPad is made

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An interesting video was uploaded to Youtube yesterday showing how the iPad in production in China. Certainly worth showing to your classes. Youtube Details: Marketplace Shanghai Bureau Chief Rob Schmitz is only the second reporter ever to gain access to visit the factory floor at Apple’s Chinese

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