Do you have a hardware product idea? Are you a startup looking to scale and connect with local NYC supply chains? Whether you’re prototyping the next invention, preparing for crowdfunding or just closed a Series A, Futureworks Incubator is for you. We’ll provide entrepreneurs and startups with expert mentorship, a cohort of peers, workshops and company showcase opportunities. Participating entrepreneurs also receive direct access to manufacturers, investors, production credits and coworking space. We take no equity, and there’s no cost to participate! Application closes April 10th, programming starts May 17th and runs through the end of the year. Scroll down to FAQ for more information.
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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.