The project is the latest in a series, conceived by Albert Gajšak, which uses play and manual skills to teach the principles of electronics and programming to children
Smartphones, machine learning, video games and autonomous driving are technologies that are already part of our daily life, even if we do not realize it. Access to these technologies is quick and direct but often we do not know the basic principles that manage their operation. Albert Gajšak had a particular idea that tries to combine the playful and educational aspects. CircuitMess STEM Box is the latest in a series of products launched on kickstarter that allows you to build your own electronic device from scratch.
Albert’s first campaign was MAKERbuino, an 8-bit game console to build from the main components. MAKERbuino is sold with an assembly instruction booklet and online guides to customize games or even program them from scratch. MAKERbuino is not only a console to play with but also a way to learn the basics of electronics. This is followed by MAKERphone, a cell phone to assemble that can call and send messages. MAKERphone is programmable via arduino and is customizable both in appearance and software side.
CircuitMess STEM Box is the latest product launched on kickstarter and allows you to build your own device from scratch. There are six boxes to choose from: a voice assistant, a pair of encrypted wireless communication devices, a self-drive machine, a smartwatch, a synthesizer and a game console. CircuitMess STEM Box, like the previous products, comes with all the separate components. The inventor Albert Gajšak hopes to inspire more and more children to become passionate about electronics and computer science, creating curiosity about all the science that allows the functioning of technologies that we now take for granted.
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