[Sugar-devel] Interesting USB-pluggable robots, controller boards, and sensors
Dr. Gerald Ardito
gerald.ardito at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 08:31:04 EST 2011
I was working with Scratch yesterday with some students and noticed that
they have a new category of Examples that pertains to WeDo.
Can't wait to play!
On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 8:29 AM, Emiliano Pastorino <
epastorino at plan.ceibal.edu.uy> wrote:
> I haven't worked with WeDo, but it seems to be supported in Scracht:
> On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 11:20 AM, Dr. Gerald Ardito <
> gerald.ardito at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks. This is all really exciting.
>> I am really looking forward to connecting the XOs to probes, robots, etc.
>> so that the students can experience manipulating physical and digital
>> On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 8:17 AM, Martin Langhoff <
>> martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 8:02 AM, Dr. Gerald Ardito
>>> <gerald.ardito at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > I am very interested in this functionality and that of using WeDo
>>> > Would this be available for the XOs? Both versions or only the XO 1.5?
>>> > How would that work?
>>> It's a headline feature for 11.2.0 which is planned to be XO-1 and
>>> XO-1.5 . Unless we hit unexpected problems, XO-1 is supported.
>>> If you look under the hood, it will be a bunch of rpms that get
>>> integrated into 11.2.0, plus activity updates that make good use of
>>> them. In some cases, actiivites already support boards / robots so
>>> what happens is that it is now covered by our QA work, so bugs will be
>>> discovered and fixed.
>>> Crafty adventurous people can probably get them installed on 10.1.x
>>> :-) but that'll be unsupported.
>>> martin.langhoff at gmail.com
>>> martin at laptop.org -- Software Architect - OLPC
>>> - ask interesting questions
>>> - don't get distracted with shiny stuff - working code first
>>> - http://wiki.laptop.org/go/User:Martinlanghoff
> Ing. Emiliano Pastorino
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