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Posts tagged with “iot”

littleBits at Maker Faire Bay Area May 26, 2016

Photo credit Marla Aufmuth We were located in the Microsoft booth at Maker Faire Bay Area this year, inspiring kids to become inventors. We had two tables, one dedicated to Bit basics, letting attendees snap together circuits and the other dedicated to completed IoT projects, including our favorite remote pet feeder project. If you tweeted #feedmycat, it […]

littleBits + Shapeways Smarter Gadgets Makeathon March 3, 2015

On Saturday, February 28th, designers, artists, engineers, makers, educators and people who have never even used littleBits came together for the 3D + IoT Smarter Gadgets Makeathon, hosted by Shapeways & littleBits. The Makeathon was held in our offices in Chelsea and over 30 people of all ages arrived around 11AM with a mundane, everyday object and […]

Inc.: Hardware Startup littleBits Embraces the Internet of Things July 23, 2014

Inc. wrote about the newest addition to the littleBits library, the cloudBit, and how designers are using littleBits to prototype their inventions. “…within the past year, Bdeir says the company has seen countless professional designers, engineers, and entrepreneurs create prototypes with the adaptable product. . . One company called Ringly even used littleBits to build the prototype for its product, an Internet-connected ring that lets users know when they have an important call or email.”

Ayah Bdeir at SOLID: The Internet as Material May 27, 2014

Ayah Bdeir spoke recently at SOLID, an O’Reilly conference that focuses on the intersection of hardware and software. In her presentation, Ayah discussed the promise of the Internet of Things (IoT) and how we can empower people to create their own devices and customized solutions using cloud-connected littleBits.

Inc.: Ayah Bdeir on Hardware Design May 22, 2014

Inc. featured Ayah Bdeir’s talk at SOLID in a piece about the Internet of Things and the future of hardware design.
“Bdeir advised those in the audience to avoid predetermining just one use for their products. . . Through her company, Bdeir has been working on this problem in her own way since 2008. LittleBits creates hardware components that users can combine to form circuits. The idea is to enable users to take virtually any problem that can be solved with a circuit and solve it, regardless of whether or not they have an engineering background.”