Category Archives: Calendar Event

LED Dot Matrix Display Workshop

Workshop Description: During this workshop you will assemble your own Red/Green 8×8 Dot Matrix Display. Starting with a quick introduction into how the display operates and leading on to an overview of how to convert a circuit into a physical device. You will then use strip board construction techniques to assemble the display. Only basic […]

Soldering Workshop

Workshop Description: This hands on workshop will cover various aspects of soldering; from the basic techniques of soldering, to soldering electronic components to make simple circuits. Participants will learn how to solder and finish off the workshop with a kit they can bring home. Check out some photos from previous workshops in our gallery. Cost: […]

Geodesic domes and IPv6

We’ve arranged two diverse and interesting talks for our social night during Engineers Week on the evening of Thursday 17th from 7pm. The first talk will be from Charlie who will be talking about geodesic domes and how to build them in Ireland. Title: Triangles all the way down Subtitle: How to build a large, […]

Arduino 101 – Learn to Blink

Tutorial Description: This is a friendly introductory tutorial¬† to programming for the Arduino platform micro-controllers.¬† Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software.¬† It’s intended for artists, designers, hobbyists, and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments. Arduino can sense the environment by receiving input from a variety […]

Pretty and Bright – DIY Christmas Ornaments

This workshop is for the creative ones among you! The use of scissors, glue and a soldering iron should not scare you, and the eagerness to try new things should be your second nature. We will be working with paper, glitter pens, LED lights, resistors, wires and plastic spheres. The fun will last the whole […]

Building it!

During this day-long workshop, you will be walked through the process of designing an interactive electronic device: from an initial idea right through to the working device. We will start off with a presentation covering the whole design process. Next we will demonstrate the necessary steps and tools in more detail. And last but not […]