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Get your MagPi 45!

2 May 2016


Read the new Magpi to learn a lot about the new Raspberry Pi Camera Module and to try to win it!

You will know how Wendy and Howard introduced the Raspberry Pi into rural Zambian schools, how to take 3D pictures and how to build an IOT thermometer and an humidity sensor with a Raspberry Pi.

And discover the 3 new pi games to play (They need to be fed, Super crate box, Maldita Castilla)!

Download it: https://www.raspberrypi.org/magpi-issues/MagPi45.pdf




A new Camera for the Raspberry Pi!

28 Apr 2016

 


3 years after the first version the RaspberryPi foundation renovates its camera!

The design and the price remain the same (25€)but it is an 8-megapixel camera instead of a 5-megapixel. It uses a SONYIMX219 sensor capable of 3280 x 2464 pixel stills. 
There is a standard versionwith a green PCB but also an infrared version "Pi Noir” with a black PCBdedicated to the night vision.

The camera is compatible with all the RaspberryPi.


 




Join the 20th Robocup !

26 Apr 2016

 


Every year since 1997, the RoboCup Federation organizes the Robocup, a robotics competition to promote robotics, artificial intelligence,informatics and electrical and mechanical engineering.

The aim of this competition is to create an intelligent humanoid soccer-playing robots which by 2050 will be able to beat the current FIFA champions.

It is one of the world’s most important technology events in research and training. This year the 20th Robocup will take place in Leipzig in Germany from 30 June to 3 July. More than 500 teams from 40 countries with 3,500 participants are expected.

There are many other stages of the competition such as "RoboCupRescue", "RoboCup@Home" and "RoboCupJunior".


 

 







IZIproto at the AV.LAB’s APERO LAB!

20 Apr 2016


Come to the APERO LAB in AV.LAB’s premises to discover IZIproto’s aims and projects and to meet the team!

The event will take place this Friday 22 of April in Strasbourg at the 25 Presqu’île André Malraux from 6.30 PM!

Hoping to see you there!




The Game Boy Zero appeared!

18 Apr 2016

 
Electronic and gaming passionate Wermy created a Game Boy with a Raspberry Pi!



In addition to Game Boy’s games it offers GameBoy Advance, Super NES, Megadrive and Master System titles. 

Wermy added colour,2 extra buttons "X” and "Y” from an NES controller, and other buttons "L” and "R”on the back.
He also placed an external USB port for a keyboard or mouse, a micro USB port for changing, a HDMI port and Bluetooth.

You can make this Game Boy thanks to the following method: https://imgur.com/a/jyjmG

 




Come to the Maker Faire!

12 Apr 2016


Maker Faire
is the international Do It Yourself event!

It’s a friendly festival of invention,creativity and engineering. It was created by the Make magazine. During those days, workshops, shows and meetings are organized.

The Maker Faire hosts all sorts of people: from tech enthusiasts, artists, educators and students to engineers and science clubs.

Since 2015, The Maker Faire takes place in 160 cities in the world!

Find a Maker Faire near you: http://www.makerfaireparis.com/?page_id=27