GrovePi+ Connects Your Raspberry Pi to the Real World

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Seeed Studio is a maker’s paradise. This company specializes in creating innovative, open hardware platforms for makers to grow their ideas and create all new technology. The best thing about Seeed is its ability to work with leading technology providers of all scales to provide access to multiple platforms – like Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Maker Pro and more. Take for … Read More

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Introducing 3D Design and Printing Bundles

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Studica has discussed its excitement with our PTC partnership, and we’re constantly bringing you the latest in 3D printing from XYZprinting. The next logical step was of course to bring these two powerhouse 3D design products together to provide our educators with a complete computer aided design (CAD) package. So, that’s what we’ve done. PTC Creo 3D Design and XYZprinting … Read More

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First Avatar Challenge Winner Announced

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Say hello to Pudgie the Budgie! Pudgie is the first winning entry in the Avatar Challenge Scholarship Program. This challenge  – sponsored by Smith Micro, and co-sponsored by Wacom and Studica  – is designed to cultivate the next generation of digital artists. The winning entries will be showcased  by providing student-created content for the Avatar feature of Sprint’s Visual Voicemail service. The program was introduced … Read More

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Game Design is Important for Kids – Find Out Why

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Game Design in education is typically associated with a higher grade-level. Usually somewhere in high school and college is where individuals learn the tricks and trade of game design. However, this does not mean that game design is limited to teenagers and adults. Kids are beginning to get in on the craft of game design as well. There are many … Read More

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Unity 3D Now Offers Free Publishing for Android and iOS

kristielAll Topics, Unity Game Development

Unity 3D's Big Android and iOS Announcement Unity 3D is a powerful 3D game design and development engine. Here at Studica, we have delivered many of webinars discussing Unity3d applications for education. Recently, Unity took a big leap with their software and officially made iOS and Android publishing free for Unity 3D users. It’s worth noting that this is available … Read More

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Career Choices for STEM

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Many years ago, long before my time at Studica, I worked with a non-profit, dedicated to assisting displaced, out-of-work individuals and those new to the work world to identify new career choices.  I was amazed to learn of the education, skills and work experiences some of my clients could offer to future employers. For some, the process of lifelong learning … Read More

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336 New Colors Added to Pantone Plus Series

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Pantone has announced the addition of 336 new colors to the popular Pantone Plus Series. This means that the Plus Series now offers 1677 colors. These new colors were designed to provide more flexibility and a great range of options.

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2013 Autodesk Student Suites Announced (No Watermarks!)

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Students who aspire to be designers, architects, digital artists and engineers who want professional grade software that they can afford should be excited for the new 2012 Autodesk design and creation suites. These suites offer students the ability to work on the software professionals use and utilize fully functional commercial industry applications.

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Autodesk offers Curricula for Sustainable Design

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Autodesk helps Design and Engineering Students bring their ideas to life with real-world, hands-on, project basked learning. Autodesk products help to shape much of the built world- from buildings, roads, utilities, and entire cities, to cars, electronics, packaging, and shoes. Now, the curriculum incorporates economical and plant saving concepts.

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Autodesk Cloud for Education

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Autodesk announced a collection of web-based capabilities called Autodesk Cloud. For those of you not familiar with Cloud Computing, it’s based on Internet protocols, and often involves virtualized resources. End-users access software, storage space or services via a web browser, without needing to understand the IT infrastructure or purchase expensive hardware required.

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