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2012-09-20 02:34:45

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SparkFun Electronics (http://www.sparkfun.com), a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, is proud to announce CEO Nathan Seidle will be presenting at the third annual TEDxBoulder (http://tedxboulder.com/) event on Saturday, Sept. 22. The theme of this year's event, which runs from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Macky Auditorium on CU Boulder's campus, is "Edges and Experiences." Seidle's talk will focus on what he refers to as...

2012-09-11 02:35:06

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SparkFun Electronics (http://www.sparkfun.com), a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, is honored to announce Engineer Mike Hord's presentation at the 2012 Open Hardware Summit (http://summit.oshwa.org/). Taking place on September 27th in New York, N.Y., the third annual conference is a venue to discuss and draw attention to the rapidly growing open source hardware community.A vocal advocate of the open...

2012-08-27 02:31:35

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SparkFun Electronics (www.sparkfun.com), a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, is now shipping the MaKey MaKey, a new product that invites everyone to be an inventor. MaKey MaKey was designed by MIT graduate students Jay Silver and Jay Rosenbaum and was SparkFun's first product sold through the crowd-funding website Kickstarter...

2012-08-08 02:31:51

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SparkFun Electronics (www.sparkfun.com), a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, today announced it was selected by the Denver Business Journal as the second-fastest growing company among businesses in the Denver area in the Flight II category - businesses with revenues between $17.5 and $46 million (http://www.bizjournals.com/denver/news/2012/07/26/denver-business-journal-names.html). According to the Denver Business...

2012-06-27 10:27:10

BOULDER, Colo., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SparkFun Electronics (http://www.sparkfun.com), a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, today announced an upcoming class dedicated to teaching students how to use IOIO (pronounced "yo-yo") to integrate an Android-based device into embedded electronics projects. The class, which will take place Saturday, June 30, from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at SparkFun's headquarters, is aimed at intermediate-level development users....

2012-06-19 02:35:11

BOULDER, Colo., June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 24-27, SparkFun Electronics (http://www.sparkfun.com), a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, is sending its Department of Education (http://www.learn.sparkfun.com) to San Diego, Calif., to participate in the 33rd annual ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) conference and exposition (http://www.isteconference.org/2012/). SparkFun will take its place among more than 500 top educational...

2012-06-06 06:28:58

BOULDER, Colo., June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 16, 2012, SparkFun Electronics (http://www.sparkfun.com), a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, will host its fourth annual Autonomous Vehicle Competition (AVC). Each year at the AVC, teams from all over the world descend on SparkFun's headquarters for a cutthroat race of home-built ground and aerial vehicles around the building. This year promises to be the biggest and best competition yet, so start...

2012-06-04 06:31:48

BOULDER, Colo., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SparkFun Electronics (http://www.sparkfun.com), a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, is excited to announce the release of MiniBot, the latest addition to its popular ProtoSnap line. MiniBot is a complete robotics platform that allows you to build a small, wheeled robot. This latest release is fully Arduino-compatible and ProtoSnap customizable. SparkFun's ProtoSnap line is designed to ease the burgeoning...

2012-05-22 06:27:42

BOULDER, Colo., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SparkFun Electronics (www.sparkfun.com), a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, is proud to offer its fourth Summer Semester program. The five-day event in June will focus on teaching prototyping skills -- including schematics, breadboards, Gerber files, soldering, and stenciling. Students are encouraged to bring their ideas, half-finished designs, enthusiasm and lunch! The program will start with a discussion of the...

2012-05-15 06:26:24

BOULDER, Colo., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SparkFun Electronics (http://www.sparkfun.com), a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, is proud to announce its seventh year of participation in Maker Faire Bay Area 2012 (http://makerfaire.com/bayarea/2012/). The event takes place May 19 and 20 at the San Mateo County Event Center. Unlike previous years, SparkFun won't be hosting workshops at this year's Maker Faire, but will take an opportunity to return to its roots...