Kano the creators of the hugely popular Raspberry Pi starter kit, that allowed anyone to build their very own personal PC, has once again taken to Kickstarter to raise the $500,000 they require to take their new creative computer kits into production.
The kits have been designed for anyone to be able to take simple steps and build and code cameras, speakers, sensors and more creating a wealth of different projects whilst learning how to code.
Check out the video below to learn more about the three kits that are available to back from $99 and take the form of a camera kit, speaker kit and pixel kit. If you would like to purchase all three, they are available via an early bird package priced at $249.
Camera Kit – A powerful camera anyone can make. Learn focus and photography by making filters, spy cams, timelapses and more. Add the Tripwire Sensor, trigger shots. ↓ More
Pixel Kit – Anyone can make a playful pixel grid. Light up sports scores, pixel art, games, music, and more. Add the Tilt Sensor, and get moving. ↓ More
Speaker Kit – Build a smart Bluetooth speaker and synthesizer. Learn and code electronic music. Make loop pedals, walkie talkies, disguise voices, and more. Add the Gesture Sensor, and bend sound. ↓ More
Triple Pack ($249 Early Bird) – Get all three kits in their first productions – a year of creative computing. Mix and match computers, code, and sensors. Make the world do something new.
Kano Code (Free) – A new coding tool, with hours of stories and challenges. Control kits from any computer. Start with simple steps, become an expert. Drag blocks, type text, make apps.
Kano World (Free) – A creative coding community, where shares become tutorials for others to follow. Full of creations and collaborators. Like, comment, climb the leaderboards. Learn by making, together.
For more details on each of the three kits jump over to the Kickstarter crowdfunding website for full specifications and to make a pledge.