MAKING THINGS TALK : Networked Objects(Physical Computing Workshop)


MAKING THINGS TALK : Networked Objects

Physical Computing Workshop by Tom Igoe*

22-23-24 May, 2008

Visual Arts and Communication Design

Sabanci University, Istanbul, TR

In this workshop, participants will learn how to connect  computers to the physical world

through the use of microcontrollers  and sensors.  Participants will work hands-on to build

their own sensor devices, and learn how to make those devices communicate with other 

computers over a network.  Simple wireless communication will also  be introduced.

Tools to be used include the Arduino microcontroller  platform, XBee digital radios, the

Processing programming language,  and a variety of sensors.

Admission Requirements

Programming experience with Processing is preferred

Basic knowledge of electronic circuits

Boundless enthusiasm

Willingness to improvise



Online application can be submitted to //

This intensive workshop will have a maximum capacity of 10 participants, and will take place

at Karakoy Communication Center, Sabancı University.

All equipment will be provided by the workshop.

More info: //

Contact: Selcuk ARTUT tel.+902164839319 email.

* Tom Igoe is the area head for physical computing classes at ITP Interactive Telecommunications,

Tisch School of the Arts, NYU