We had an open examination, a special lecture "Development of wild boar capture system", a commendation ceremony and workshop on Sunday, November 8, 2015, at the Modern Art Center(Used to be a place where textile was checked before shipping in Meiji era). More than 20 people gathered together.
Members of PCN Kanazawa and PCN Sendai joined us, moreover the meeting was relayed to PCN Mie that located far from Fukui by Skype. It was bustling with activity. 5 judges including Guest, Mr. Noboru Ashida, checked all works.
There are various types of program such as a program which made with IchigoJam only, a program which uses a controller with a accelerometer, a program of automatic operation system of a model train, a program which controls a small electric fan, a colorful program made with both IchigoJam and PanCake, a program created with swift and a program which written with Kidspod which has been released recently.
PCN Kanazawa also presented a program which uses servomotor. The wide range of program were displayed.
After the examination, a special lecture
"Development of wild boar capture system" was presented by Mr. Kazuo Tanikawa.
He explained and demonstrated the system by showing the model cage. He talked about the current agricultural situation and development of the system. It was a good opportunity to think environment and IT.
After the commendation ceremony, we had a workshop "IchogoJam x Servomotor & Handicraft paper Hackathon". Kids made IchigoJam programs to control stuff which they had created with craft paper. Many works were created in 1-hour workshop.
On Thursday, November 19, "Hana Open Innovation Dojo" will be open at 2nd floor of the Modern Art Center.At this commendation ceremony, we felt manufacturing of kids have great future.