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Physical Computing

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The computer revolution has made it easy for people with little or no technical training to use a computer for such everyday tasks as typing a letter, saving files, or recording data. But what about more imaginative purposes such as starting your car, opening a door, or tracking the contents of your refrigerator? Physical Computing will not only change the way you use your computer, it will change the way you think about your computer -- how you view its capabiliites, how you interact with it, and how you put it to work for you. Its time to bridge the gap between the physical and the virtual -- time to use more than just your fingers to interact with your computer. Step outside of the confines of the basic computer and into the broader world of computing.

From microntrollers to multimedia computers, you'll cover everything you need to know to begin your project, including:
  • The basics of electricity and how to compile your shopping list for your electronic supplies
  • Adding more interesting options for computer input and output by using a microcontroller
  • Making a connection between your favorite programming language and the physical world
  • Communicating between all varieties of computers
  • Advanced techniques such as sending or making movement
Brand: Tinkering Supplies
Brand Part Number: 159200346X
Our Part Number: h4119

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