Hi All, The Embedit Circuit Playground Inventor’s Kit is finally on Amazon! If you have Amazon Prime, or were on the fence about buying directly from Embedit, now’s your chance to get the kit. It will also soon be available on Amazon for international purchasing as well.
I’ve just released an update that allows you to scroll text across the Neopixel Matrix. There are new Scratch blocks and an example in the advanced extension project that allow you to do this. To make use of this new feature you’ll need to update your Circuit Playground Firmware to version 1.5. Any new kits […]
This is the 8×5 Neopixel RGB LED Matrix as seen in our Circuit Playground Inventor’s Kit. If you already have a Circuit Playground board, this is the matrix for you. The Neopixel matrix can be attached to the Circuit Playground using alligator clip wires. Each of the 40 LEDs are individually controllable with simple Scratch blocks like […]
Hi Everyone, We recently started our 2016 round of Smartkids NY school workshops. These are workshops where we work with elementary school students to teach them both programming and physical computing through our PiSoC boards and the Scratch langauge.
Kickstarter is currently featuring ten schools that are looking to raise money to build in house makerspaces. I think its very cool and is something we want to help with this school year. We have been talking to a lot of elementary schools in the NY capital region and hope to leave kits with them after we […]
Here’s what the final board looks like. I have finally received a small batch from the PCBA company, and have confirmed they work well, and look great! I’ll be working with them to make sure every board gets tested before we ship out. Thanks, Robert
We got our custom PiSoC boxes recently, so I thought I’d share a picture of what the final packaging will look like. -Robert
The PisoC is an easy to use electronics development kit that grows with you. If you’re just starting out you can use our Scratch extension. More experienced users can move up to Python or go lower level with PSoC Creator.
We will be taking pre-orders soon for anyone who missed the kickstarter. We expect to be able to fulfill pre-orders shortly after we take care of all of our kickstarter backers in October. Sign up for our newsletter at the bottom of the page to be alerted when the pre-order system is live. -Robert
I put together a simple program that monitors our Kickstarter, and then celebrates each time we receive a new backer. Definitely a fun way to be notified of more support! And in case you missed it, check out how I solved my doorbell problems last week! Brian