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Today, we’re launching a monumental challenge to celebrate the newMKR1000! It’s packed with WiFi and all the smarts of the Arduino Zero, and true to its name, this board is going out free to one thousand makers all over the world.
With Adafruit, Atmel, Arduino, and Microsoft, we’re bringing you tickets to Maker Faire – plus $500 in electronics to build something that truly stands out. Win one of the top three prizes, and you can make and share that project you’ve always itched for. Something that makes a statement to the world about you.
We’ve partnered with Adafruit, Atmel, Arduino and Microsoft to bring you our best Maker contest yet! We’re calling all inventors, artists, makers and developers to show the world what you can create with Microsoft Windows 10, Microsoft Azure and the new Arduino MKR1000 (US only) and Genuino* MKR1000 (Outside US) or the Arduino UNO. Earn bonus points by tapping into the power of Microsoft Azure cloud to capture, analyze, and visualize your data with Azure IoT Suite, Azure IoT Hub, Stream Analytics andMachine Learning.
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.