Mauricio Martins. Defender and promoter of the use of free software and hardware (open-source software e hardware). Develops projects in the areas of physical computing and tangible and interactive interfaces. Organizes workshops in the areas of DIY, Electronics and 3D Printing. Collaborates with various Portuguese artists in the development of interactive solutions.
Introducing Physical Computing
"Arduino is an excellent platform to develop physical computing, allowing engineers, artists and enthusiasts to create systems to manipulate and interact with the physical world. In this workshop the participants will learn the basic concepts of electronics and to work with Arduino platform.
The 123D Circuits is an on-line platform developed by Autodesk that helps to learn the basic concepts about electronics and physical computing, among other things. This tool allows to simulate how ...
Introduction to Piccolo and CNC
Piccolo is an open-source CNC small machine that is a fairly accessible platform for those who want to learn and to experiment with CNC technology.
Participants will be introduced to the fundamental processes around CNC technology and digital fabrication. After knowing the features of Piccolo, you will learn to use it and program it using the open-source Arduino and Processing platforms. More information about Piccolo: www.piccolo.cc