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The BBC micro:bit - discover your inner maker!

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Presenting our BBC micro:bits at the SIG-WELL workshop at the EC-TEL 2016 conference in Lyon, France.

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The BBC micro:bit - discover your inner maker!

  1. 1. The BBC micro:bit discover your inner maker! presented by István Koren, RWTH Aachen University KOREN@DBIS.RWTH-AACHEN.DE 21/09/2016 WEARABLE EXPERIENCE FOR KNOWLEDGE-INTENSIVE TRAINING 1 EC-TEL 2016 Lyon, France
  2. 2. 21/09/2016 WEARABLE EXPERIENCE FOR KNOWLEDGE-INTENSIVE TRAINING 2
  3. 3. © 2016 © 2016 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXT7b-C6pJ0
  4. 4. What’s This micro:bit About? Initiated by the BBC, 34 years after BBC Micro Very small computer designed for beginners with next to no programming skills Goal: teaching children basic coding skills All British 11-12 years old get one for free Over 700.000 micro:bits already shipped BBC has lead, backed by number of partners Microsoft Samsung ARM Holdings Python Software Foundation © 2016 by bbc.co.uk
  5. 5. Features 2 buttons “Screen”: 5x5 pixels Sensors Speed Direction Tilt USB port Bluetooth Battery pack Easy to code on the Web on your mobile 21/09/2016 WEARABLE EXPERIENCE FOR KNOWLEDGE-INTENSIVE TRAINING 5 © 2016 instructables.com
  6. 6. What You Can Do With It Use it as a standalone device Wearable Fashion Gaming Connect it to other hardware Your mobile phone Arduino Raspberry Pi 21/09/2016 WEARABLE EXPERIENCE FOR KNOWLEDGE-INTENSIVE TRAINING 6 © 2016 microbit.co.uk © 2016 gadzine.com
  7. 7. Disclaimer This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 687669. http://wekit.eu/ Q & A Presented by István Koren, RWTH Aachen University koren@dbis.rwth-aachen.de 21/09/2016 WEARABLE EXPERIENCE FOR KNOWLEDGE-INTENSIVE TRAINING 7 EC-TEL 2016 Lyon, France

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