Teach Mobile Robotics with fischertechnik

kristielfischertechnik, Robotics

Teach Mobile Robotics with fischertechnik

An emerging sector in manufacturing and engineering technology is mobile robotics.  A mobile robot is defined as an automatic machine that is capable of locomotion. Not fixed to one location, these robots move around their environments. By comparison, industrial robots are mostly stationary. As you can imagine there are many applications for mobile robotics. Industries such as medicine, manufacturing, agriculture, … Read More

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Using the Raspberry Pi Timer for Embedded Environments

Mark PhilippAll Topics, Coding & Programming, Tutorial

Using the Raspberry Pi Timer for Embedded Environments

We recently posted a blog about embedded programming using the Raspberry Pi. In an effort to provide further information about accessing Raspberry Pi hardware in an embedded environment, this post will dive into using Raspberry Pi’s 1 MHz timer, also known as the system timer. In this post, we will be extending our last project and modifying our Delay function … Read More

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Game Design Tutorial: How to Use Blend Trees in Unity

kristielGame Design & Development Tools, Tutorial, Unity Game Development

Game Design Tutorial: How to Use Blend Trees in Unity

In modern game design and development, 2D and 3D animations are increasingly complex. If you’ve worked on a game in any capacity, you have probably come across a need to have, for example, a walking animation trigger a running animation based on movement speed. To tackle such a problem, Unity 3D has something called blend trees. In this post, we’ll … Read More

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Explore Robotics Instrumentation and Control with fischertechnik

kristielfischertechnik, Robotics

Explore Robotics Instrumentation and Control with fischertechnik

The innovative and flexible fischertechnik construction system is esteemed by builders and enthusiasts of all ages, across the globe. There are fischertechnik sets available for all levels of expertise, from starter sets for young children to industrial simulation models. fischertechnik also develops many products to help its users pursue robotics. In fact, fischertechnik was the very first construction set to incorporate robotics and programming within … Read More

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How to Control LEDs with Raspberry Pi

kristielAll Topics, Tutorial

How to Control LEDs with Raspberry Pi

Today, we’ll be looking at how we can use the Raspberry Pi to turn light emitting diodes (LEDs) on and off. This is one of the most basic things you can do with a Raspberry Pi but it’s a great starting point for learning about physical computing. By the end of this tutorial, you will have a Raspberry Pi that … Read More

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Education Tools for Exploring Key STEM Concepts

kristielfischertechnik, STEM Education

Education Tools for Exploring Key STEM Concepts

If you are looking to inspire your students to learn and master STEM related concepts, you know this isn’t an easy task. Studica and fischertechnik offer a variety of classroom solutions that can help. You may have read about our curriculum programs for elementary STEM education. But, what about your older and more advanced students? How do you reach middle and … Read More

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Educational Webinar Schedule for December Announced

kristielAll Topics, Webinars

Educational Webinar Schedule for December Announced

Studica has released an educational webinar schedule for December. These informative webinars can help you meet academic challenges. With over 30 years of experience connecting teachers, students, and schools with the best technology, software, and solutions, we keep an eye out for the products that can improve the learning experience. If you are an educator that has asked any of the … Read More

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Curriculum Programs for Elementary STEM Education

kristielfischertechnik, STEM Education

Curriculum Programs for Elementary STEM Education

The importance of STEM education has been well documented. Everyone is in agreement we have to teach our students so they can be competitive in the global marketplace. What is not so simple is figuring out how to achieve that. How can educators engage their students in STEM learning? Project-based learning has proven to be an excellent tool. By engaging students in … Read More

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