Workshop at WeeGee, Fri Oct 22, 18 – 22 & Sat Oct 23, 12 – 18
Trainer: Martin Bircher
Ever wondered how you could automatically turn on granny’s old vacuum cleaner
– scaring burglars away – when someone is moving in the hallway?
If so, Arduino will be your thing: It is a prototyping platform, which makes it quite simple to add interactivity to your project. With some lines of code, written in the free Arduino software and uploaded to the Arduino board, you have a lot of power at your hand. Arduino applications can be communicating with software on a computer or run stand-alone. In the Arduino workshop at Cartes Flux 2010 the participants learn how to install Arduino, basic programming skills, rudiments of electronics, to connect different sensors/actuators to the board and much more. The workshop is aimed at creative people, who are new to Arduino but might have some experience in basic coding.
Workshop – The workshop will be held in English. Participants are required to bring their own Mac or Windows computers with them, onto which the Arduino software will be installed.
Material costs € 50 (Arduino Uno, USB, Paeae Starter Kit w / Medium breadboard).
Limited places – sign up: mail [at] cartes-art.fi
Martin Bircher – The workshop trainer Martin Bircher was born 1978 in Aarau, Switzerland and lives in Finland, where he works as a full-time Lecturer for Digital Media at KyAMK University of Applied Sciences. He is a media artist and an electronics enthusiast, has a background as an electrician and holds a degree in Fine Arts. He has been using Arduino for over four years in education and own projects. Martin is not only passionate about digital culture but also about sharing his knowledge.