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Cambridge Open Technology Workshop

When Jun 20, 2014
from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Where Department of Engineering
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The advance of open hardware such as the Raspberry Pi and Arduino platforms, alongside advances in consumer-grade 3D printing technologies, is boosting the development of "maker communities" in most parts of the world, progressively imposing a rethink of innovation and manufacturing techniques.

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In this all-day workshop, open to the general public, many aspects of open technologies and their implications in the context of academic research and education will be explored through talks and demonstrations.

The workshop is a collaboration between CamBridgeSens and the OpenLabTools and Synthetic Biology initiatives.

Programme summary:

Talks by speakers from

  • the Raspberry Pi Foundation,
  • Mathworks,
  • Microsoft,
  • Departments of Engineering,
    Genetics and
    DAMTP.

Demonstrations of

  • Open Microscope and Mechanical testing rig,
  • Raspberry Pi and Arduino projects with MATLAB & Simulink,
  • 3D printed platform, and
  • Micropython.

For the full programme and details how to register please visit the Open Technology Workshop website.
Contact Alexandre Kabla (ajk61@cam.ac.uk) for more information.

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