The BizzyBee Breadboard with with Built in Arduino is now available on Kickstarter, please visit http://kck.st/WbiSck to find which of the 3 major modular configurations fit your needs.
The BizzyBee Breadboard is great exploration station to Learn, Invent or Create Your Vision, Your Art or Your Next World-changing Idea, it is only limited by your imagination what you can do.
In addition to individual versions of the BZB1, BZB2 and BZB3 we have also put together several great Reward choices to leverage the power of the BizzyBee whether you are Teachers, Artists, Makers, Hobby Engineers, Students, Musicians, Nerds, Consumers, Fashionistas, Hipsters, Dweebs, Car Computer Hackers, Explorers, Experimenters, Mad Scientist, Not So Mad Scientists, The Vaguely or Tragically Not Hip, Hardware Hackers, Tinkerers and so on and so on, well actually, anyone that wants a great way to teach electronics, from beginner to advanced microcontroller concepts and everything in between.
At the same time the BizzyBee is powerful Exploration Stations for anyone who wants to experiment with Electronics and the Arduino microcontroller in an easier and more advanced way than has ever been available before.
The BizzyBee Breadboard eliminates the middle man, no reason for a separate card, the Arduino compatible micro-controller is built right in, in one piece, that makes it End User Friendly and New User Easy. It is the right tool for Arduino Power Users, Educators and New Experimenters alike.
UPDATE: The BizzyBee Breadboard with with Built in Arduino is now available on Kickstarter, if you would like to find the configuration that best suits your needs, please visit http://kck.st/WbiSck
On the BizzyBee focus, learning and experimentation stays right on the circuit, and because the Arduino microcontroller is embedded into the Breadboard there is no accidental separation or having to rebuild parts of the circuit again and again due to simple bumps, no “ratsnest” of wires to try to follow, no confusion as you learn, things are much simpler, focused, and stable using the BizzyBee.
Here is a typical circuit on both an Arduino and on the BizzyBee, the circuit is a traffic light simulation with a walk and dont walk LED and a switch. On the Arduino it took 15 wires, the same exact circuit and functionality on the BizzyBee it took only two wires to complete, no ratsnest, no confusion.
The BZB Breadboard with built-in Arduino compatible microcontroller is a great exploration station to Learn, Invent or Create Your Vision, Your Art or Your Next World-changing Idea, it is only limited by your imagination what you can do.
The BZB Breadboard comes in 3 major configurations that are each complete Arduino compatibles with enough features for each stage of development you might pass through. There are many various combinations of the 3 major configurations to give specialized working environments to best leverage your needs and experimentation.
The BZB3 with the Outrigger Shield Extender fixes the “legacy” Arduino header offset design failure by adding a second set of .100 pitch headers, while also maintaining the original shield headers for the most versatile input and output options.
BizzyBee Galleries below: (more…)
A deal has been reached which will allow the Tesla Science Center to purchase Nikola Tesla’s Wardenclyffe property in Shoreham, Long Island. The property, previously owned by Agfa (a chemical and formerly photographic film company), was up for sale for $1.6 million USD. Matthew Inman, under the aegis of his online comic The Oatmeal, launched an indiegogo campaign to raise money for the Science Center organization which resulted in over $1.4 million in donations.
You may remember, we sunsetted the older version of the TinkerTech blog as we began a new redesign in hopes to combat some of the site hacking that had sidelined a consistent schedule of publishing. That redesign took a lot longer than expected, new happenings took center stage in my tinkering life, and when all was said and done, the delay to return was much longer than expected, but we are proud to announce the TinkerTech Blog is back on the air.
First off, While Tinker Tech is sunsetting it is NOT GOING AWAY, just the current incarnation is moving on.
A new design and new direction is on the way, the topics and voice will stay the same but the content is going to open up to a more open and interactive experience and evolve to be more representative of my current direction, as well as community interaction oriented.
Close to two years ago when I started this blog I had intended it to be similar to HackAday but with more focus on my specific interests, and I was interested in nurturing the Arduino community I was becoming part of.
I believed there was void in seeing all of the great Arduino projects that were happening because the Arduino blog wasn’t very active, that has been remedy since then as they have stepped up their own coverage.
But I began to realize my blog voice became that of reporter and editor rather than contributor and participant.