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Good Foot Delivery

December 20, 2018

We are please to now offer Good Foot courier service within Toronto area.   Good Foot is a courier service that helps provide meaningful work to people with development disabilities.  Their prices are reasonable and the service is excellent.  We did a recent delivery to the King and University area, and our cost was $20+ HST.  The courier picked up the order at 1:00 and delivered it by 4:30. Right now we do not have a way to quote Good Foot service online, but if you are in Toronto, relatively close to the TTC, and you need your order today, give us a call at 437-886-5274 and we can setup the order for you over the phone!  Please note that same day service...

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Micro:Bit 2 player Christmas Messenger

December 20, 2018

Merry Christmas from Elmwood ! Here's a very silly two player game for two Micro:Bits to message each other holiday icons.  You can Press A to send a Christmas Tree with a blinking light. Press B to send a Grinch Face.  Press A + B to send a heart.   Or Shake the Micro:Bit to send a hug.  To the other Micro:Bit ! You can use this to make a Rock Paper Scissors type guessing game, or make up your own rules !    Both Micro:Bits will need to have the same HEX file on them.  Enjoy !

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Christmas 2018 shipping guidelines

December 10, 2018

Hard to believe, but Christmas is only 2 weeks away! Here are some guidelines to make sure your orders get to you in time for Christmas Check out the below example showing actual rates for a package shipping to Vancouver from Toronto.  Notice that some of the options show how many business days to expect for shipping.  This is very important to factor.  Note that the number of days does not necessarily constitute a guarantee.  To be safe, you'll probably want to add 1 business day in your calculations. Do not select "Small and Light" and have any expectation of getting it for Christmas.  You might get it, you might not, we have zero control over it. UPS is picking up...

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OpenMV Cam M7 first look

December 10, 2018

Initial setup guide & feature exploration for the OpenMV Cam M7.  { Will refer to the 'OpenMV Cam M7' as 'OMVC' from now on. }Things you will need to start...- OpenMV Cam M7- microUSB to USB (normal) cable- Male to Male pin Jumper wire- MicroSD-Card 16gig or  32 gigGo to OpenMV.io and download the installer. Testing done on Windows* Install it. I know, not ANOTHER IDE, but this one is actually useful. The OMVC documentation and tutorials are a locally installed website. This is something I am always happy about as inevitably I will be somewhere without wifi & need detailed pinout information. Eg. in a field setting up a remote motion capture wildlife photography rig, something the OMVC is a...

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