ProCodeCG – Private Training – Data Acquisition with ESPectro – Day #1 – 15 May 2017

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Today we had a training on gathering data from sensors using DHT11 and MLX90614 using ESPectro development board πŸ™‚

Setting up before the class started

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We used two different computers to make sure we can do lots of things simultaneously πŸ™‚

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we also have to make sure we have reliable internet connection and a toolbox full of anything we might need πŸ˜‰

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we tested MLX90614 with Arduino

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and it worked. Next we will use ESPectro to be able to send the data via cloud πŸ™‚

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We’re going to use the sensors to measure battery temperature

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We’re going to use multiple sensors to measure multiple batteries, so we’ve got lots of things to do, and will continue the training on Wednesday πŸ™‚

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ProCodeCG codeMeetUp() #104 – BR – Acer CloudProfessor

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ProCodeCG is where we can learn the most recent technology πŸ™‚ Today Professor BR taught us a bit about Acer CloudProfessor πŸ™‚

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Acer CloudProfessor (black little box) connected to a powerback (white, bigger box), surrounded with devboards, connectors, and sensors.

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One of our cutest audience πŸ™‚

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The audience (a few more came later)

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Yaaay, more moms and kids πŸ™‚

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The ide of CloudProfessor inspired by MicroProfessor – MPF-01

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Acer CloudProfessor connected to RGB LED to be controlled remotely via a smartphone

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The code

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Lots of things can be done with different sensors

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Several sensors connected to an Arduino Leonardo with a stack-up I2C connectors

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Working easily πŸ™‚

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A brilliant example: CPF Ramen Cooler πŸ˜€ It will detect the temperature of a bowl of ramen and activate fan to cool it off πŸ˜€

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Bluetooth technlogy

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A demo of compiling and running the code

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Very few people know about this latest technology, and those attending this short lecture today will surely a few steps ahead πŸ˜‰

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ProCodeCG Kids Regular Coding Class – Arduino Programming – 18 March 2017

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Yesterday Muhammad and his little brother Hasan (those two sitting on the back) helped us to set up the class πŸ™‚ Thanks so much πŸ™‚

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We learned to display sensor readings to LCD πŸ™‚Β We started with LDR (Light Dependent Resistor)

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Raul was a bit confused about the schematic because the LCD and the sensor were in different picture

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but he finally figured it out πŸ™‚

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Raul finished the display of ultrasonic sensor reading too, but didn’t have time to continue on temperature and humidity sensor because he had to start his Java Programming lesson πŸ™‚

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Koosha’s comfort corner πŸ™‚ (he didn’t want to be in a pic, he left each time we took picture :D)

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Koosha finished the LDR and was tinkering with it but not yet finished the other sensors because there was problem with the library. It’s ok we’ll fix it next week πŸ˜‰

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Ren πŸ™‚

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and his serious look πŸ™‚

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Ren finished LDR reading to LCDΒ and ultrasonic reading to LCD. Only on left to try: temperature and humidity sensor πŸ™‚

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Nafis had to catch up with the class

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and he got help from Dad πŸ˜€

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and finally got it work πŸ˜‰

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LDR NAFIS πŸ˜‰

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Muhammad had to catch up with the class too so he started with making sure that the LCD works

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And then connect it to LDR πŸ™‚ Next week he’ll catch up with ultrasonic sensor and temperature & humidity sensor πŸ™‚

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Ozan had successfully finished the task too πŸ™‚

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We had to change the LDR several times until we found the one with correct readings πŸ™‚ And it finally showing the correct values πŸ™‚

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Rafi and Mom πŸ™‚

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Great teamwork like always πŸ™‚

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LDR reading

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and temperature and humidity reading

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In ProCodeCG, a class is not just a regular class. It’s about teamwork and family bonding too πŸ˜‰

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Next week we will explore more sensors and getting started with Espectro πŸ˜‰

 

 

 

ProCodeCG Kids Regular Coding Class – Arduino Programming – 11 Feb 2017

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Today we added the level of difficulty πŸ˜€ We created a schematic for displaying two digit numbers from 0 – 99 using 2 seven segments and 2 shift registers πŸ˜‰

Setting up the class πŸ™‚

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All set up! Raul (on the right arrived very early ;))

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Before class started Clarence showed his wifi detecting with espectro project. He had successfully display it to LCD πŸ™‚

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The LCD displays the wifi ID the device is connected to and the signal strength, plus the number and Β average strength of other wifis detected in range πŸ™‚

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A closer look

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At the end of the class Clarence showed that had successfully display sensor readings from LDR in numbers and progress bar πŸ™‚ Good work Clarence! πŸ˜‰

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Hello Areli! Welcome back little buddy πŸ˜‰

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Areli had to catch up with the class after missed it for several weeks and he finished the schematic for one digit πŸ™‚ Good work! We will create the 2 digits next week okay? πŸ˜‰

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Ren! Never fails πŸ˜‰

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Ren’s worked just fine πŸ™‚ Keep the wiring because we’re going to add some sensors next week πŸ™‚

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Hello Farrell!

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Ok Farrell was in the mood today! Great πŸ™‚

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He put almost all of sensors he got on his breadboard LOL but the schematic worked πŸ™‚

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A closer look of how messy the breadboard looked πŸ˜€

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Farrell tried to add one seven segment and one shift register but after seeing those cables doubling up the mess he decided to continue that at home or next week πŸ˜€

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Raul! He hated that he had to do what we did last week but when he knew that this one would be able to display 2 digits instead of 1, he agreed to proceed πŸ˜€

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The wires! πŸ˜€

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Raul’s worked straight away πŸ™‚ The first in the class πŸ™‚

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Hello Cinta πŸ™‚

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Cinta did the catching up eagerly today πŸ™‚
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Yay it worked! Next week we’ll do the 2 digits! πŸ˜‰

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Capt. Malik was a bit frustrated after weeks having problems with his gyroscope library. Apparently because he had compiled lots of projects, there are two Arduino libraries folder in the system that keeps conflicting. We should clean it up and re-install Arduino. Hope it will work, otherwise our Air Drum project will be pending again 😦

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The class πŸ™‚

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We will do more complex but more fun project next week πŸ˜‰

ProCodeCG codeMeetUp() #93 – TuringSense – 6 Feb 2017

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Today, Pak Bullitt Sesariza, Director of TuringSense Asia Lab shared to us about one of cutting-edge technology being developed by TuringSense πŸ™‚

We had cute small guests

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and grown-ups too. All very curious about the topic today πŸ™‚

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Preparations took a while πŸ™‚

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Because the monitor wouldn’t cooperate with Pak Bullitt’s Macbook πŸ™‚

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Pivot is a product by TuringSense

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TuringSense consists of a global team covers US, Italy, China and Indonesia. The hardware is created in US, the process is done in Italy, the manufacturing in China and apps development is done in Indonesia.

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The vision of the company

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Pivot is intended to bring expensive professional 3D motion technology to everyone

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and bring the capabilities to mass market

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so it can be used by anyone, everyone! *note: this is Capt. Awa wearing Pivot devices and giving them a test πŸ™‚

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Pivot sensors will show the movement of the body parts wearing the sensors

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Makes Pivot implementable to many applications, especially sports

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Sports has the biggest market

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The vision of Pivot product

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It can be used for sports requiring detail body poses like yoga

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It can monitor whether you’re doing the pose correctly or not, and will notify you if you get the correct one, warn you about the possibility of injury and count the repetitions for you πŸ™‚

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Under Armour, Inc. is an American sports clothing and accessories company that is also developing this wearable technology

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TuringSense has premier partners already secured, plus 2 in the works

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Pivot is looking for a Unity Programmer and a UX designer πŸ™‚ Interested? πŸ™‚

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Some additional demo after the presentation

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And all of us who are very lucky to witness this mindblasting latest technology being revealed right before our eyes!!! πŸ˜‰

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See you next time πŸ˜‰

ProCodeCG Kids Coding Camp – Arduino Programming Day #3 – 7 Jan 2017

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Arduino Programming Coding Camp Day #3 πŸ™‚

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We started doing projects πŸ™‚ Kiran started pedestrian crossing project while Salman catching up with the temperature and humidity sensor from yesterday’s task πŸ™‚

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Well Saturday is Saturday πŸ™‚ This is our Saturday be like after 12-days of coding camp in a row πŸ˜€

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This one is preparing for national exam while reading some thick books during coding camp πŸ™‚

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These two kids are amazing. The have created more than 10 schematic in 3 days πŸ™‚

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Kiran rarely makes mistakes πŸ™‚

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Salman is very persistence typing the code, even though he can’t type as fast as he creates the schematic πŸ™‚

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The temperature and humidity sensor works πŸ™‚

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Temperature: 22 Celcius and Humidity: 62

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This Captain wanted to do pedestrian crossing project too

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Salman started to moved to pedestrian crossing project

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Kiran’s has worked just fine. Well done πŸ™‚

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And Salman’s too πŸ™‚ The picture show the state when the pedestrian is not allowed to cross because the red light on the left is on while the “green” light on the right is on. So in this state, cars will cross the road and pedestrian should press the button to set the pedestrian light to green and cars light to red πŸ™‚

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After we finished the first project, the next is to measure height using ultrasonic πŸ™‚

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Capt. Awa helped Salman to debug the code πŸ™‚

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Okay the schematic is ready we’re measuring heights πŸ™‚ Salman is 125cm

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Capt. Fizhan is 150cm. Kiran is 140cm (no picture)

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Next project: Battery tester πŸ™‚

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Awa still working on Salman’s height measuring coding

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Battery tester schematic is quite complex πŸ™‚

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Capt. Awa gave up and Capt. Zaki came to fix Salman’s height measuring coding (later we found out that the code didn’t print the sensor reading LOL)

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Yaaay after lunch Salman finally finished his battery tester project πŸ™‚ This shows that the battery is half/medium capacity because the LED in the middle is on

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This one shows a battery with low capacity because the red LED is on πŸ™‚

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Kiran’s battery tester works too πŸ™‚ It shows the same result as Salman’s for the same batteries πŸ™‚ This one is low capacity

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And this one half capacity

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We did try to add some buzzer to the schematic but still didn’t work. We’ll figure out later πŸ™‚

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Yaaay, these two has just finished Arduino Programming Coding Camp! They’re now as good as kids in Arduino Programming Regular Class πŸ™‚

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See you on the next Coding Camp in the next 6 months πŸ™‚

ProCodeCG Kids Coding Camp – Arduino Programming Day #2 – 6 Jan 2017

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Arduino Programming Day #2 πŸ™‚ We learned about sensors πŸ™‚

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The first sensor is LDR (Light Dependent Resistor)

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Capt. Fizhan makes his own schematic too

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Done and works well πŸ™‚

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“Don’t take my pic” gesture of every captain is a common thing in our classes πŸ˜€

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Salman might look so small but he can follow the lesson πŸ™‚ The only obstacle is that he has to deal with lots of typing (which is not his fault πŸ˜€ )

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Kiran is very quiet but persistence πŸ™‚ She constantly finished the task one by one with very few errors. This girl has got a brain wiring that works like electronics πŸ™‚

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Capt. Syahna before unloading her laptop and thick book πŸ˜€

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Salman’s Dad is being productive too πŸ™‚ He moved his office to this corner with kids carpet and little smiley table πŸ™‚

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Capt. BR moves his office too πŸ˜€

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Capt. Awa and mom also moved their office to the class πŸ™‚ Yeaay the more the merrier πŸ™‚

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Next we add LED to the LDR schematic so that when LDR receives low light, the LED will light up πŸ™‚

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The schematic is a little bit tricky

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It took some time to make it work

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Still not working

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Need some debuggin

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almost giving up

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He changed the LED and Capt. Zaki came for some help

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and it finally worked πŸ™‚

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Salman is still working on his

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and so is Kiran

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There was some errors

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Capt. Zaki come to debug

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and also Capt. BR

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Took some time to figure it out

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And it finally worked πŸ™‚

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Salman’s worked too πŸ™‚

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Next is buzzer πŸ™‚

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This one is quite easy πŸ™‚

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Capt. Fizhan helped Salman with the schematic because the buzzer wouldn’t work

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After we got that one worked, we continued to ultrasonic sensor πŸ™‚

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Capt. Awa helped Kiran to find the correct source of code for ultrasonic sensor

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while Capt. Zaki working on Salman’s

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πŸ˜€

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This is how Capt. Awa looks like when he cannot decide where to put a new sticker: on his laptop or on his toolbox πŸ˜€

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Salman’s ultrasonic didn’t work because some wirings are still not correct

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after some re-wiring, it worked πŸ™‚

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Captain Corners πŸ˜€

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Capt. Awa assisting Salman. They’re in the same age πŸ™‚ So cute πŸ™‚

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Capt. Awa testing Kirana’s potentiometer with LED

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Salman is still tinkering with his ultrasonic with buzzer

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After checking on everybody Capt. Awa decided to do some experiment with a relay πŸ™‚

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The last task for today is temperature and humidity sensor

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Kiran has made it work

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Salman will catch up on that one tomorrow πŸ™‚

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We have gone through all of this today! Yaay

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This is a picture of Capt. Awa cleaning up the room LOL He ran away πŸ˜€

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Some games before going home πŸ™‚

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Some screenshots πŸ™‚

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Tomorrow we will do some projects with the components and sensors we have learned the last two days πŸ˜‰