For the first time we are organizing a full Hackidemia event in Plovdiv, the second biggest city in Bulgaria.
The event will be hosted by Hackafe and is sponsored by Olimex.
Hackafe is the first hackerspace in Plovdiv and have grown to be the hub of innovation in the city.
Olimex Olimex is Plovdiv based hardware and software company. They are building open-source hardware, based on Arduino, ARM and other technologies.
The workshops will be focused on the use of microcontrollers in our everyday life in fun and easy to remember way. The kids will participate in:
Playing "Simon says" on pre-soldered equipemnt, with the chance of solder one themselves, if the age allows.
Building a sensor station, which measures the quality of the air in terms of temperature, humidity and pollution. Also deploying the station on air balloon high above the buildings.
Understanding how our heart beats and how we can control the color and intensity of an LED only with the flick of our muscles.
Playing a peculiar instrument, made out of thin air. Visualizing how the IR sensors work and how to control music only with hands.
Drawing with colorful LEDs and making a scrolling and moving animations directly on a screen of LEDs.