Join Cypress at Maker Faire Bay Area for Innovative Demos, Giveaways and More!

Posted on May 8, 2015 by Gagan Luthra

 

Maker Faire

Maker Faire Bay Area kicks off later this month (May 16-17) in San Mateo and we here at Cypress are looking forward to a weekend full of interactive exhibits and creative presentations highlighting the momentum of the Maker Movement and the technologies driving this industry, including the Internet of Things (IoT). Whether a seasoned technologist or an emerging maker, we’ve got something for everyone at the Cypress and Arrow booth #2323 in the Zone 2 Expo Hall.

Heading into this year’s show, we put the call out to makers around the world to design IoT projects using Cypress’ new Bluetooth® Smart PSoC 4 BLE Pioneer Kit. You can get an up close look at the winning project – a homemade electric bike project made from new, obsolete laptop lithium ion batteries, equipped with a commercial dashboard called the Cycle Analyst. This will no doubt inspire you to create your own IoT project and you can get a demo of the latest toolkits to drive your future IoT designs at the booth as well. This includes:

  • Arduino™-compatible PSoC development kits
  • CapSense™ touch-sensing solutions
  • RPiSoc demo
  • Arrow electronics demos
  • CoRobot demo
  • RC Car

See the systems in action, getting hands-on experience and talking with Cypress engineers about your questions and projects.

If you thought the PSoC Pioneer Contest was your only chance to win a cool prize from Cypress, you were wrong! Check out our Nerf™ Blaster Shooting Gallery, where you can test our CySmart™ app by controlling a custom Nerf Blaster Turret Gun for your chance to win a prize. 

If you want to test your strategic skills, join our Easter egg hunt. The BLE Easter Egg Hunt challenges participants to use the CySmart mobile app to hunt out PSoC 4 BLE-based beacons on the show floor in plastic Easter eggs. Bring them back to our booth to exchange them for prizes.

We hope to see you there!

 

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