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Easter Weekend

The Easter Holiday is coming up quickly, and with that, changes to our normal shipping and showroom schedules. BC Robotics will be closed Saturday March 31st to Monday April 2nd but we will be keeping the showroom open on Good Friday for shorter holiday hours (10AM – 4PM) to accommodate anyone traveling to the island for the long weekend.

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New Mailing List

During the past few months there have been quite a few requests that we have a mailing list – and we have listened! Starting today, our mailing list is now available for anyone to subscribe. This mailing list will keep you up to date on New Products, Upcoming Sales, Workshops, and other Important Information.

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Raspberry Pi 6th Birthday Jam

The Raspberry Pi 6th birthday is coming and this year we are celebrating with a Raspberry Pi Jam, hosted here, at BC Robotics! So what is a Pi Jam? It is a chance to learn about the Raspberry Pi, try one out, find out about cool accessories, and talk to an expert – Tim Rowledge!

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March 3rd Raspberry Pi Camera Software/Project Workshop

This new workshop will get your camera installed and configured ready to use with the provided Raspbian software and libraries. We will look into the various software capabilities provided – exposure control, special effects, timed photos etc – for both stills and video. Using only the Pi & camera module you can do many interesting photo projects but adding a button or two to the GPIO connector allows even more fun – so we will look at controlling the camera from the GPIO as well!

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February 17th Raspberry Pi Pan/Tilt Camera Workshop

Missed our last Raspberry Pi Camera Workshop? Don’t worry we’ve got another one coming up this Saturday, February 17th, 2018. This workshop will show you how to assemble a Pi camera with an optional powered tilt and swivel mount and get it running with software that you can use to make a security camera, a wildlife camera, a video doorbell, a time-lapse camera, a party photobooth or *insert your own wild idea here*.

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