This course is mandatory for all users of the Interaction Workshop. The short introductory lecture and practical exercise takes about 2-3 hours to complete. Once you have successfully soldered the electronic kit and acknowledge how the Interaction Workshop functions, you will be granted access to the room.
For questions and inquiries, contact Rickard
Presentation/slides PDF [updated 28 September 2010]
Soldering is a process in which two or more metal items are joined together by melting and flowing a filler metal into the joint, the filler metal having a relatively low melting point. (from wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soldering)
Download and install Processing (current version 1.2.1) using the instructions and notes on this page http://www.processing.org/download/index.html
Download and install Arduino (version 0020) from http://arduino.cc/en/Main/Software
Download and install Phidgets from http://www.phidgets.com/drivers.php for your specific platform (Windows, OSX, Linux)