Competitors in FLORA + @element14 Contest Chat with Becky Stern (video)
Becky chats with the element14 + Adafruit “Get Closer” challenge competitors over Google+ Hangouts On Air! Hear from each participant as they describe their FLORA projects, hiccups, and questions, and here my advice to them as they continue building. We did one hangout for EU participants and one in the USA.
Eight makers are on a mission to create wearables projects that help you “Get Closer” to others with FLORA, in collaboration with element14. Follow along as they build their projects, posting updates in the element14 Arduino community, and see how their final projects turn out, right here on the Adafruit blog!
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