Building a .NET Gadgeteer Module

Ever wondered how the pro’s physically manage to make a module? Well ok, you can get a fancy pick and place machine or send off for someone to assemble your module, but you can do it by hand. It is not as hard as expected. As part of a .NET Gadgeteer hands on event at…

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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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Design is fine: Workshop at UDK Berlin.

The University of Stuttgart Gadgeteer workshop heads to Berlin. “Last week our Gadgeteer tour lead us to Berlin, where Prof. Gesche Jost heads the Design Research Lab at UDK Berlin. 6 designers and creatives came together for the 2-day workshop next to the waterside of the Spree. Interestingly, for the first time we had people…

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Sound, tele-presence and robo tinkering: Workshop at ETH Zurich

The next stop on The University of Stuttgarts Gadgeteer workshop tour; “Third stop: ETH Zurich. We started off early in the morning and welcomed 11 participants to our first workshop ‘abroad’. When we broke out into groups, among them two 2-people teams were formed who decided to collaborate by splitting up their project into two…

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.NET Gadgeteer to reduce Utility Bills

  With Utilities bills rising Peter Robinson of Tiny Gadgets blog has come up with a unique and safe way of monitoring your gas meter using a Gadgeteer kit to periodically read a gas meter, and send the data to a server for further use. This project uses five Gadgeteer elements: the Sytech Nano main…

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Gadgetab – the Gadgeteer Tablet

We’ve recently come across a really creative Gadgeteer project by an active member of the gadgeteer community Ian Lee and think it’s an excellent example of what can be achieved with the hardware. Not only does it make use of new modules from GHI Electronics the CP7 a 7” capacitive touch display – but the…

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Twelve New Modules From GHI

GHI announced 12 new modules today which open up a lot of new projects for .NET Gadgeteers. VideoOut:  VGA and RCA video output OBD II:  Interface with car computers HD44780 Display:  16×2 and 20×4 character displays MaxO:  chainable output extender for “S” type sockets.  1 module extends a single socket to expose 32 GPIOs. IO60P16: …

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