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  • Blog Post: MIT Media Lab & Upper Austria University of Applies Sciences in Hagenberg Gadgeteer Workshop

    Author – Michael Haller From May 14th to 17th, a workshop on Tangible User Interfaces was conducted at the Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences in Hagenberg, Austria. Taught by Daniel Leithinger, a PhD student at the MIT Media Lab, topics included basics of physical prototyping, sketching...
  • Blog Post: Northumbria .NET Gadgeteer Workshop

    Another two day .NET Gadgeteer workshop took place on the 12th and 13th February, this time at Northumbria University. Attendees included a diverse mix of 3rd year students from 3D, Design for Industry (DFI) and Media Design courses. The result was an entertaining mix of craft, design and technology...
  • Blog Post: .NET Gadgeteer workshop at TU Eindhoven (TU/e

    22 February 2013 At the end of a long day: workshop participants and helpers at TU/e The biggest ever .NET Gadgeteer workshop was held at TU Eindhoven (TU/e) on 22 February. Around 60 participants of the Department of Industrial Design, including 11 staff members, participated in the 1-day workshop...
  • Blog Post: 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 21 st , 22 nd, 27 th and 28 th of January. Attendees included 3 rd and 4 th year undergraduate and master’s students with little or no prior experience of programming...
  • Blog Post: .NET Gadgeteer at the BETT Show in London

    The BETT Show is a major event in the Technology and Education calendar in the UK and attracts over 30,000 visitors each year. This year BETT was held in the ExCel arena in Dockyards in London. .NET Gadgeteer was showcased at BETT on the AQA (Assessment and Qualifications Alliance) stand, thus attracting...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: Rapid Prototyping with .NET Gadgeteer: Workshop at TU Darmstadt

    The University of Stuttgart, has written up their first external .NET Gadgeteer workshop… “The tour has begun. We started off by conducting our first external workshop at TU Darmstadt with the Embedded System Group of Kristof Van Laerhoven . 10 participants joined in and hacked...
  • Blog Post: Averting the Looming Computer Scientist Shortage

    In a recent blog by Rane Johnson-Stempson Education & Scholarly Communication Principal Research Director, Microsoft Research Connections she highlights the value of the .NET Gadgeteer Platform in engaging children in rapid prototyping and industrial design. Computer Scientist Shortage .
  • Blog Post: .NET Gadgeteer GPS Cat Tracker wins competition at THINK Computer Science

    Sawston Village College were the lucky winners of .NET Gadgeteer FEZ Spider Kit at the recent Think Computer Science Event at Duxford, Cambridge. Richard Coleman a pupil at Sawston Village College won a FEZ Spider Kit for his school by creating a Great Gadgeter Idea. “A GPS Tracker for you...
  • Blog Post: LVS Ascot School win Second .NET Gadgeteer School Pilot Competition with .NET Gadgeteer Football Game.

    Students win prize for .NET Gadgeteer football game Earlier this year, students and teachers at LVS Ascot participated in the second UK school pilot of .NET Gadgeteer. James Franklin, an ICT and Computing teacher at the school, came across .NET Gadgeteer when it was demonstrated at the Think Computer...
  • Blog Post: More UK students get inventive with .NET Gadgeteer

    A second UK pilots involved 8 secondary schools using .NET Gadgeteer for around 12 weeks, mostly in extra-curricular groups with some using .NET Gadgeteer in the lower high school curriculum. Teachers were recruited to run the clubs and provided with some initial training. The students attending the...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: Getting Started with .NET Gadgeteer Book

    Many people have been asking where to start with .NET Gadgeteer and so we thought this a great opportunity to remind people about the ‘Getting started with .NET Gadgeteer’ book by Simon Monk which was released a few months ago and is available as a includes free solutions for download. ...
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