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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...
25 Feb 2014
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...
14 May 2013
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...
4 Apr 2013
.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...
21 Mar 2013
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...
25 Feb 2013
.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...
5 Feb 2013
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...
30 Jan 2013
Trainee teachers run .NET Gadgeteer Workshops at Microsoft Research Think Computer Science Event
Trainee teachers assist at Microsoft Research Think Computer Science Event Think Computer Science is an annual event held by Microsoft Research at Duxford Imperial War Museum in Cambridge each December. This year, over 600 secondary school students and their teachers attended to hear inspirational...
8 Jan 2013
New Gadgeteer book by Simon Taylor
I just received my copies of ‘Microsoft .NET Gadgeteer: Electronics Projects for Hobbyists and Inventors’ by Simon Taylor. Simon is the founder of Systech Designs LTD , a consulting company that specializes in embedded and M2M communications applications. Simon has be an active participant...
10 Dec 2012
Free Webcast - Getting Started with .NET Gadgeteer
Thursday, November 8, 2012 1PM PT, San Francisco 9pm - London | 4pm - New York | Fri, Nov 9th at 8am - Sydney | Fri, Nov 9th at 6am - Tokyo | Fri, Nov 9th at 5am - Beijing | Fri, Nov 9th at 2:30am - Mumbai Presented by: Simon Monk Duration: Approximately 60 minutes. Cost: Free If you like...
21 Oct 2012
.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...
1 Oct 2012
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...
24 Sep 2012
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...
29 Aug 2012
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...
20 Aug 2012
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