Thursday, April 14, 2011

Minibloq-RG tested in an touch Intel/Exo Classmate

This time was the turn of another netbook used in education: an Intel Classmate, shipped with Windows 7 and equiped with a pen-based touch screen. The target is a RobotGroup's DuinoBot.Kids (a not yet released Arduino-compatible robot controller, but as I was one of the designers, I have one :) here), and I'm running Minibloq-RG, the own RobotGroup's version (open source too!, which will be available together with the Minibloq standard version).

Here are the results:

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Minibloq is running in the OLPC XO!

Working hard, as release day is approaching. This week (and thanks to Wine) Minibloq finally ran in an OLPC XO. As Wine is a compatibility layer, not a full emulator, the performance is pretty good! For the release, I will try to improve the GUI to make it more readable in small screens. Here is a small home-made video, programming an Arduino UNO:

And here is another test, with Mutliplo hardware (the new DuinoBot.Kids controller, with a basic Multiplo robot):