A laptop and Arduino is all you need to interface with the real world.
Arduino comes with libraries to interface with hundreds of different electronic devices and gadgets. You can use it to connect physical things to everything from simple sensors to internet feeds, leave it running standalone or hook up to computers, other arduinos, custom radios, and much more.
What you need to bring
- a laptop, along with a little imagination
- The Arduino development kit installed on your laptop, which you can find here: http://arduino.cc
What you’ll get
- Necessary Electronics components to get you started.
- Blinky LEDs
(These materials alone are a $50 dollar retail value!)
About the instructor
Justin Corwin is a co-founder of Crashspace, and a AI researcher. In his spare time he works on custom radio robot helicopter projects and boat designs He teaches biweekly classes in radio and electronics.
This class is being run twice, once on Thursday, May 2nd and again on Saturday May 4th. Pick whichever is better for you, but don’t wait too long, the last time we ran this class, we ran out of seats quickly!