SparkFun Electronics

Type: Company
Name: SparkFun Electronics
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Battling Robots Help MathWorks Get Aspiring Engineers in its Corner

An epic battle. Access to one of the country’s largest makerspaces and the latest in design tools and fabrication technologies. A mere two weeks to build and design an autonomous robot that will take down the competition.No, this is not a Discovery Channel ... [Published Desktop Engineering - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Introducing the MicroView - The Chip-Sized Arduino With a Built-In OLED Display

Boulder, CO – The MicroView is a collaborative project between Colorado-based SparkFun Electronics and Australian company Geek Ammo. Designed to be one of the easiest-to-use Arduino platforms available, the MicroView is perfect for anyone looking for ... [Published Sensors WorldLink - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Raspberry Pi-Based Network Monitoring Device

In 2012, Al Anderson, IT director at Salish Kootenai College in Pablo, MT, and his team wired the dorms and student housing units at the small tribal college with fiber and outdoor CAT 5 cable to provide reliable Internet service to students. “Our prior ... [Published Circuit Cellar - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

SparkFun Electronics product showcase goes Bubblicious

Courtesy SparkFun Electronics YouTube ChannelSparkFun Electronics Bubblicious product showcase. Products Featured in this video include a barometric sensor, voltage translator shield and “HP-retro” bubble display. ... [Published Canadian Electronics - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Wireless Data Links (Part 2): Transmitters and Antennas

If you built your own ham radio “back in the day,” you’ll recall the frustration of putting it together with components that were basic at best.But as columnist George Novacek points out in the second installment of his series examining wireless data ... [Published Circuit Cellar - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Dec 24 2013 - Updated Dec 24 2013 - 1 reports

SparkFun to Sponsor AT&T Hackathon in Las Vegas

Event pits developers against each other in no-holds-barred hacking competition. On January 4-5, 2014, developers from across the globe will descend on the Palms Casino and Resort in Las Vegas, Nev. to take part in the annual AT&T Developer Summit and ... [Published PRWeb - Dec 24 2013]
First reported Dec 24 2013 - Updated Dec 24 2013 - 1 reports

St. Vrain Valley School District to Use Portion of Prestigious “Race to the Top” Grant To Build Student Innovation Center

Center will include electronics lab sponsored by SparkFun Electronics The St. Vrain Valley School District continues to make waves in the world of STEM education - this time by using funds from the prestigious “Race to the Top” federal education grant ... [Published PRWeb - Dec 24 2013]

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"The MicroView is an awesome platform for electronics beginners and experts alike," says SparkFun Engineer Jim Lindblom. "It's a great learning platform, because you can visually see what your Arduino is thinking. For that same reason it works well as a prototyping platform, especially for mobile projects. Plus its polished look makes it a great center-piece for a variety of finished projects."
...By August 2014, when Quin will enroll as a freshman, Arroyo Grande High School hopes to have a DIY-electronics program. "Quin has made us all think differently about what the future of education could be like" Daley says

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Battling Robots Help MathWorks Get Aspiring Eng... [Published Desktop Engineering - Apr 11 2014]
Introducing the MicroView - The Chip-Sized Ardu... [Published Sensors WorldLink - Apr 10 2014]
Raspberry Pi-Based Network Monitoring Device [Published Circuit Cellar - Apr 07 2014]
SparkFun Electronics product showcase goes Bubb... [Published Canadian Electronics - Mar 26 2014]
Wireless Data Links (Part 2): Transmitters and ... [Published Circuit Cellar - Mar 14 2014]
St. Vrain Valley School District to Use Portion... [Published PRWeb - Dec 24 2013]
SparkFun to Sponsor AT&T Hackathon in Las Vegas [Published PRWeb - Dec 24 2013]
A 12-Year-Old's Quest To Remake Education, One ... [Published Popular Science - Aug 19 2013]
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