We supported IT camp SWANKY in Ostrava.
This year’s traditional SWANKY camp already happened. The camp is for kids from 8 – 14 years of age. From the wide range of topics, our closest one was ITy! camp, which SECTRON s.r.o. attended as one of the lectors.
The children were acquainted with the history of wireless technologies and IoT – Internet of Things, which was explained to them on practical examples. In addition to a short lecture that served as an introduction to this topic, children could try out several technologies in a form of practical and fun games. Each of the games had a certain theme. For example, children had the opportunity to try Morse code task, navigation before the invention of GPS navigation devices, connect a non-soldering circuit and also test the latest technology from Gemalto – a robotic arm. The hand of the participant was captured by the infra-red sensor and its shape and movement were transmitted in a form of signals to the robotic hand, allowing the participants to remotely manipulate certain objects.
In each discipline, children had to figure out a number. After summarization of all acquired numbers, the children earned the final code to the chest with a surprise. The children won a power bank, spinner, sweets and other things for a reward.
The event was successful, and the children were leaving with a happy smile.