Google has unveiled at Google IO their new Accessory Development Kit for Android mobile phones and tablets, the ADK2012. The ADK2012 is based on the upcoming Arduino Due platform and the new Arduino IDE that supports programming ARM targets. Currently the IDE works only on the Google ADK board released at Google IO, while the official launch of the Arduino Due is due later in the year.
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.
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