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Designing Interactive Toys
Go geeky: Build, hack, experiment, play and go wild!
Design Interactive Toys is led by a star team that includes Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino of Tinker (the company that brought the Arduino), part-time toy hacker Danja Vasiliev and physical computeer Dirk van Oosterbosch. Participants will intensely play with toys - using their hands, their concepts, and our soldering kits, sensors and experience.
Participants learn about creative play and physical computing. They
In the mornings, lectures and lessons bring in new perspectives, and interesting project presentations.
Alexandra Deschamps - Sonsino from Tinker.it is present as one of the trainers and lecturers. We are very pleased with her presence. Next to Alexandra we also have the outstanding technical qualities of Dirk van Oosterbosch and Danja Vasiliev to support the workshop. Their knowledge and experience are also very much needed during this workshop.
As practical research tools the participants can use a variety of Arduino's (Diecimila, Bluetooth and Lilypad) with a collection of sensors and other (conductive) materials to play and experiment with.
The workshop is designed for a maximum of 16 media makers, artists, designers and producers.
Final results presented at the Cinekid Festival
The results of the workshop will be presented during the Cinekid Festival.
The price for this workshop is:
The price includes technical support and the use of equipment.
You can register online: www.mediamatic.net/workshopregistration
Amsterdam, Mediamatic Bank, Vijzelstraat 68, Amsterdam (in the city centre)
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