UK Schools pilot new Gadgeteer kit for education

In October 2013, a new .NET Gadgeteer kit (REF) was launched specifically for education. It includes a low memory board and key modules that can be used in schools. The combination of modules and mainboard chosen keeps the cost down whilst allowing for sufficient different projects to give a full exposure to physical computing and…

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NET Gadgeteer Experience Prototyping Workshop for Design Students

  Introduction Two lots of .NET Gadgeteer workshops for Product Design students were held at the Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) on the 21st, 22nd, 27th and 28th of January. Attendees included 3rd and 4th year undergraduate and master’s students with little or no prior experience of programming. Hosting the workshops were Tommy Dykes, a…

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Etch, Sketch and Angry Oranges: Workshop at University of Ulm

The University of Stuttgart Gadgeteer workshops continue…     Our second stop on our Gadgeteer Tour took place at University of Ulm, where the research groups of Michael Weber and Enrico Rukzio are located. 12 participants found together to hack away over the course of one day. Until the lunch break we introduced the .NET…

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.NET Gadgeteer Event, Pisa, Italy

A new event about .NET Gadgeteer organized by Marco Minerva will take place in Pisa, Iltay, on November 10.During the day, we will talk about how to assemble a Gadgeteer robot and control it using Kinect, with gesture and speech recognition.  You can find more information here:http://www.dotnettoscana.org/natural-user-interface-con-kinect-e-gadgeteer.aspx.  

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Pulse

Pulse is a great example demonstrating the use of .NET Gadgeteer for prototyping: “Pulse seeks to visualise information in the simplest and most elegant way possible. By using mathematical processing, a wireless internet connection and six servo motors, Pulse converts online informations into a tangible graph which is displayed right on your living room wall….

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