Sessions tagged with 'arduino'

Howard Lewis Ship (TWD Consulting)
Even if you are successful using open source sofware, there's something special about hardware: It's physical. You can touch it. You build it (not compile it). This is a talk about the Arduino open source physical computing platform; a cheap, useful, fun micro-controller ... and it's loads of fun, even if you break into a cold sweat at the thought of picking up a soldering iron.
Russell Nelson (Open Source Initiative)
Water parameters are hard to measure because water is, well, underwater. Using inexpensive sensors and an Arduino (compatible) we can measure water parameters such as temperature, turbidity, and salinity.
Philip Lindsay (rancidbacon.com), Brian Jepson (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
The success of the Arduino physical computing toolkit has lead to a surge of interest in the world of hardware from both software and non-technical people. This workshop will provide an overview of what physical computing is, how Arduino works and how it can be used to add an interactive element to your projects. There will also be an opportunity to set up and use an Arduino board and software.
Kevin Hoyt (Adobe Systems, Inc.)
Open source hardware has arrived, and it’s taking the market by storm. In this session get a gentle introduction to the world of electronics hardware featuring Arduino - an open source prototyping platform. We will collect sensor data for light, distance, temperature and humidity, send it wirelessly to the cloud, and then display all that beautiful data using the open source Adobe Flex SDK.
Matt Jadud (Allegheny College), Christian Jacobsen (University of Copenhagen)
This talk will introduce Plumbling, a set of tools to support artists and makers in the programming of low-cost, open-hardware platforms like the Arduino. Plumbing is a library of parallel components written in occam-pi, a small language with a long history.

OSCON Blog posts tagged with 'arduino'

Parallel programming tends to invoke images of expensive multi-core processors and clusters of blade servers buzzing away on interesting problems. But Matt Jadud, a computer science professor at Allegheny College, believes that even teeny-tiny devices like Arduino boards can benefit from a judicious application of parallel programming. At next month's OSCON conference he'll talk about how parallel programming can help artists and makers. In the following Q&A, he reveals a. Read more
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