Arduino and Raspberry Pi are two names that get thrown around technology circles quite often, but do you know what they actually are and what they can do? Newbies and people with experience with these open source electronics will learn about these amazing DIY tools. An Arduino is an open-source electronics micro-board and is used to develop interactive objects. A Raspberry Pi is a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV. In this webinar you will:

  • Learn what an Arduino and Raspberry Pi are
  • Compare the Arduino and Raspberry Pi and determine which one is right for you
  • Explore the Arduino and Raspberry Pi Development Environments
  • See innovative Arduino and Raspberry Pi projects
  • Start a resource kit for future project ideas
  • Handout

Original broadcast April 22, 2015 

Instructor Bio ~ Chad Mairn
Chad Mairn is a librarian, teacher, author and ‘technophile’ who frequently shares his enthusiasm for ‘all-things technology’ as a speaker at library and technology conferences. He is an Information Services Librarian and adjunct professor at St. Petersburg College in Florida and is also the Chief Technology Officer at Novare Library Services, a company he co-founded, and whose goal is “to create custom underlying tools to help libraries interact with users, stay true to their goals and to thrive in the 21st century.