RPi Roundup – 26th July 2014

Computing in Rural India

Fig1-Hunnarshala Supported by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, Dr Maximilian Bock and Aftab Jalia from the University of Cambridge recently ran two three-day workshops in rural India using the Raspberry Pi. The first workshop was for 15-19 year olds and the second was for a younger group of 6-12 year olds. The Foundation has reported on the workshop activities over on their blog.

Stick it on your head!

3747551405882430835 Arvind Sanjeev has taken a Raspberry Pi, a small LCD screen and a lens and created a wearable, hat-mounted device that accepts voice commands. You can see a video of it in action below and read more, including a tutorial of how to make your own.

3D printing

XL-Upgrade-1405-w-Spool-Rack-rt-sd.001-510x382 In conjunction with an Arduino, Daniel Blair has set-up his Raspberry Pi to run his 3D printer. He uses some software called Octoprint to drive the set-up. You can read more about it on his blog.

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