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Are you headed to Maker Faire New York this month? If so, make sure you head over to the Make: Electronics stage to check out the speaking sessions hosted by Trey German, LaunchPad applications manager. See the schedule below, and don’t forget to tweet us with anything interesting you learn at the sessions @TXInstruments!
Saturday at 1:00 p.m. – Power Racing Series
In this talk you’ll learn about Trey’s journey to build an electric go kart for the Power Racing Series. He’ll cover the original build and lessons learned as well as the new and improved chassis and electronics that make up version 2.0 of the car.
Sunday at 4:00 p.m. – DIY connected appliances
As the electronic world around us gets smarter, some of the devices we use in our everyday life have stagnated. In this talk, Trey will show you how to make these “dumb” appliances smart. He’ll cover the common pieces that all electronic appliances share and discuss the different ways they can be modifed to add Internet connectivity.
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