If you are a student ready to learn how to solder and build simple circuits, learn the basics of coding or practice your logical thinking, discussed here is a new Arduino-compatible STEM teaching kit from Seed Studio conaining a line-up of projects for STEM education. To accelerate the development of Amazon Alexa-enabled smart home products, there is a new development kit designed by Arrow Electronics, Synaptics and NXP. Further in home automation IoT sector, Express Logic stated that its industrial IoT platform will soon include support for the Thread networking protocol to bring industrial-grade connectivity to home automation devices using Thread connectivity.
STEM Kit To Teach, Learn & Have Fun
With a goal to bring STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education to teachers and students, Seed Studio has launched a new Grove Zero STEM Starter Kit. The kit comes with a set of color-coded and magnetic electronic modules. Using student resources, a teacher’s guide, and detailed curriculum written by experienced educators, teachers can bring these lesson into their classrooms, regardless of previous experience with electronics. The product is now in stock for $99.50 at Seeed Bazaar. Read more.
Developer Kit Speeds Development Of Amazon Alexa-enabled Smart home Products
Arrow Electronics, Synaptics and NXP Semiconductors have launched a variant of the Synaptics AudioSmart 2-Mic Development Kit for Amazon AVS that is supported by a commercially available NXP system-on-chip (SoC) application processor. This newly available development kit variant enables device makers to quickly and cost-effectively integrate the Amazon Alexa Voice Service (AVS) into a fully functioning prototype, and then take that work into design for manufacturing and production. Read more.
IoT Platform Enhances Device Connectivity In Smart Home Automation
Bringing industrial grade connectivity to Thread networked devices, Express Logic stated that its Industrial Grade X-Ware IoT Platform will soon include support for the Thread networking protocol. According to the firm, this will address the safety, security, and networking needs of the home automation IoT devices using Thread for connectivity. Read more.