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iHub Research By Angela Okune / August 21, 2014

NRBUZZ: Drones for Agricultural Monitoring in Kenya


The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), commonly known as drones, in various fields of study is now a reality. A drone is commonly thought of as an aircraft without a human pilot on-board. Drones are now being used in a wide range of sectors such as conservation, search &

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Gearbox By Wachira Ndaiga / August 5, 2014

Meet a Maker with Gearbox: CladLight


Following our last post, Why the Maker Movement, we figured it’d be great to develop a blog media series that goes towards defining the ‘state of the union’ as it were. Our Meet the Maker Series will be periodic posts dedicated to promising, up and coming local hardware developers; Jua

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Gearbox By Wachira Ndaiga / July 25, 2014

Why the Maker Movement


You may have heard of the rise of The Maker Movement, otherwise known as the Techie-DIY Movement or the Maker Culture. It’s a movement born of idyllic principles and centered around empowering communities around the world to actualize into thriving hyper-local communes that craft and invent using technology as an

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Kids Hacker Camp

iHub Robotics By Angela Okune / July 21, 2014

August Kids Hacker Camp: Maker-Breaker Day


By Wachira Ndaiga Kids Hacker Camp is a week-long camp hosted at *iHub_ – Nairobi’s Innovation Hub for the technology community. The camp is aimed at kids and teens aged 7 – 18 years, who are drawn to and interested in crafting, hacking, discovering and tinkering. The camp is envisioned and designed

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iHub Robotics By Rachel Gichinga / June 30, 2014

Spotlight on Local Innovation: The Intel Autobots Project

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The Intel® Galileo board is a microcontroller board based on the Intel® Quark SoC X1000 application processor, a 32-bit Intel® Pentium® brand system on a chip (SoC). It is the first board based on Intel® architecture designed to be hardware and software pin-compatible with shields designed for the Arduino Uno*

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