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SPOTLIGHT: HARDWARE

ARDUINO, 3D PRINTING, SENSORS, AND MORE

Next up in the Spotlight event series, we bring you a day dedicated to hardware! We’ve lined up 10 creative technologists to cover the hottest platforms impacting the tech world: Google Glass, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Leap Motion, 3D printing, drones, depth cameras and more!

GET HANDS-ON

Join us for a full day of presentations and demos with an hour long, hands-on portion where you can interact with ALL of the presenters and their hardware, where you’ll be able to ask questions, one-on-one.

ADAFRUIT FLORA GIVEAWAY

We are very excited to welcome Adafruit as a sponsor! We’ll have TEN FLORAs to giveaway to attendees at the event. In addition, everyone will receive a discount code for anyAdafruit product.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This event is for developers and emerging technologists across all platforms in all stages of their career. If you are interested in getting started with hardware, this event will get you going, covering basic to intermediate topics in available hardware.

ABOUT SPOTLIGHT EVENTS

A part of the Spotlight event series, this event focuses on a relevant tech topic for one day and gives interactive professionals and students the opportunity to build up their development skill set at a low price point, with a minimal time commitment.

RECEIVE 10% OFF DISCOUNT with this link: http://hardware.eventbrite.com/?discount=meic

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Get Your Bot On! Robotics Hackathon

Get Your Bot On! Robotics Hackathon

November 23 to 25, 2012

Mozilla Open Source Space and Idée, Toronto

If you tinker in electronics, mechanics, microcontrollers or software, then we have an awesome weekend for you! Get Your Bot On! Robotics Hackathon is a chance for newbies, hobbyists and pros alike to come together, build a robot and have some fun.

The hackathon will be held Friday November 23rd to Sunday November 25th, 2012 at Mozilla and Idée. On the Friday evening you’ll meet fellow robohackers, make teams, and come up with ideas for your robot. We also have some crash courses planned in Arduino, sensors, and motors to point you in the right direction. All day Saturday and on Sunday morning you’ll be building, testing and rethinking your ideas. By Sunday afternoon everyone will get to see your awesome creation, and prizes will be awarded based on design, innovation and technical wonder.

Register now to reserve your spot. Visit www.getyourboton.com for details about the kit, the competition, and prizes!

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