2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

How (And Why!) To Prototype Your Hardware For Your Software

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Web and app developers: Want to make connected, intelligent consumer electronics but aren’t sure where to start? This session’s for you. We’ll share our approach to hardware and software design, and the hard lessons learned while developing an open source prototyping kit. We are passionate about seeing software developers unlock their full potential as inventors, now equipped to rapidly design and test new consumer electronics. This session will give you the know-how and inspiration to turn your product ideas into reality.

Kinoma was a small group of software ninjas blissfully unaware of the challenges of creating new hardware. Then a major semiconductor company acquired us to accelerate its Internet of Things strategy, and our crash course in building consumer electronics began.


Andy Carle


Peter Hoddie



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