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Hummingbird Robotics Kit

Hummingbird Robotics Kit
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Store | Robbo A highly customizable, simple and interactive robot construction kit Sensors Robot can see in black/white, track the distance, identify objects’ proximity, produce sounds and react on touch. You decide how these factors affect its behaviour. Scratch Programming Language Scratch does not require any prior programming knowledge. Ready to Play Right out of the box robots are ready to collect data and process it according to a piece of code designed in Scratch. OS Support We support all recent versions of Windows, Mac, and Linux – no need to worry about compatibility. Robot kit Robot kit is an educational robot – construction kit and has everything you need to code your own robot. Lab Lab is your first step in learning to code robotic systems. Please note that taxes are included while delivery fees are not.

Visuino - Visual Development for Arduino by Mitov Software Using an Awl to Sew Leather and Heavy Fabrics “Sewing awl” by Rémi Cormier – Self-taken picture. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons. Introduction If you think about tools that we use today that are passed down from ancient people, the knife, or possibly a modern version of the spear might come to mind. I’ve repaired part of a sailboat with mine and tested it out on the cardboard box that it came in. So how do you use one of these monster-needles? Parts of an Awl At its most basic, an awl is just a pointed “poking” instrument with a hole through it to hold a string. My awl, a “Speedy Stitcher” model, is probably closer to what is commonly used in the developed world, and contains: Quite an improvement over “knife with hole,” but in a pinch I’m sure either would be welcome. Ready to test out my awl on the cardboard package it came in. Set up your stitch Once the lock is secured, you should be able to pull string out of the needle with little effort. Start Stitching Finish Jeremy Cook

Programmation, code et robotique Dossier "Initier les élèves au codage et à la programmation" - 10 février Par Michèle Drechsler, IEN conseillère TICE Rectorat d’Orléans-Tours - Laboratoire CREM, Université de Lorraine Tortue Logique 2, faire progresser son esprit logique tout en s’amusant - 7 février Avec plus de 100 niveaux, répartis sur 4 modes de jeu, les enfants vont pouvoir appréhender les déplacements, les croisements, les différents chemins possibles. Le kit de découverte de la robotique en maternelle - 1er février Le kit robotique propose un ensemble de fiches pédagogiques permettant de mettre en œuvre un projet de robotique dans une classe maternelle (MS et GS). Jouets, robots et livres pour initier les enfants à la programmation - 26 janvier Diaporama présentant une liste de jouets, robots et livres destinés à apprendre les notions de programmations aux enfants.

Tutorial: LCD using only 2 arduino pins (with PCF8574 and I2C) - GarageLab (arduino, electronics, robotics, hacking) On this tutorial, we will learn how to use a standard 16x2 LCD with Arduino, but using just 2 pins. The magic behind is done by the PCF8574, an I/O expander that communicates with the micro-controller by I2C. If you want to learn about the PCF8574, check this previous tutorial. Firstly, you have to download the library, there are different downloads for the 1.0 and 0022 Arduino versions: After that, extract the files to your libraries folder inside your Arduino installation. Get your breadboard and build the circuit show in the first picture. Open your Arduino IDE and go to File > Examples > LiquidCrystal_I2C and select "Hello World". #include <Wire.h> #include <LiquidCrystal_I2C.h> LiquidCrystal_I2C lcd(32,16,2); // set the LCD address to 0x20 for a 16 chars and 2 line display void setup(){ lcd.init(); // initialize the lcd // Print a message to the LCD. lcd.backlight(); lcd.print("Hello, world!") void loop(){} Upload your code. References:

MaKey MaKey Advanced Guide Introduction Previously on Getting Started with the MaKey MaKey we discussed how to make your standard banana space bar. But what if you want to make a full-on banana piano, and the default MaKey MaKey key presses don’t fit your needs? Among its many magical characteristics, the MaKey MaKey is easily reprogrammable, so you can customize the key-mapping to fit your project. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to use Arduino – the most popular embedded development environment out there – to reprogram the MaKey MaKey and modify which inputs press which keyboard or mouse control. We’ll also talk a bit about that mysterious output header, which you can use to turn the MaKey MaKey into more than just an input device. Please Note: This tutorial only applies to Makey Makeys purchased from SparkFun or a SparkFun Distributor that have the SparkFun logo printed on the board. Suggested Reading Beyond that tutorial, here are some related tutorials we’d recommend reading as well: What is an Arduino?

Programming with Scratch This page, and the integration between Thymio - Scratch, are work in progress. Asebascratch is a software link between Scratch 2 and the Thymio-II robot, with which Scratch 2 programs and sprites can interact with a Thymio-II or Wireless Thymio robot. Scratch 2 is a visual programming system designed for children. A Scratch 2 program is comprised of sprites and a stage, each of which has a behaviour, a set of appearances, a set of sounds, and state variables. Sprites communicate using messages and shared variables, as well as their interaction on the stage. Combining a software helper with a special Aseba program defines a “Scratch personality” for the Thymio-II and allows one to include it as a sprite in a Scratch scene. Installation Tutorial Video TechyKids contributed an easy to follow Video Tutorial on how to get started with Scratch and Thymio. Requirements 1. Quick start 1. Rationale Implementation Scratch 2 high-level blocks and reporters Simulating Thymio in Scratch

Matrix - Flowcode - a graphical programming language Training and Professional Services At Matrix, we understand that you may require further training or support in your journey with Flowcode. We offer training options either at our Yorkshire headquarters or at your place of work / study.The training is delivered by our Matrix Engineers who have a number of years experience of working in both industry, education and with Flowcode software. If you’re working in industry and you’re facing project delivery challenges due to your development team not possessing the time or necessary programming skills, why not consider our Professional Services packages?