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January 20, 2011

OpenPicus IDE and Framework is now available

at 4:24 am. Filed under Complex Hacks, Cool Gadgets, DIY Hacks, Educational, Electronic Hacks


Looking for a powerful open source PIC microcontroller based platform that is built with wireless sensors and communication in mind? Look no further, today OpenPicus has been launched. A free IDE,  inexpensive hardware and a great Italian team all points to great success. If you are a student make sure you have your microcontroller instructor drop the OpenPicus team an email requesting your free Campus Kit. Next time I am in Rome I will have to drop in and check out the cool looking Picus Lab.

Read more here.

“ROME, Italy, 20th January, 2011 – OpenPicus, the Italian open source platform made for wireless smart sensors and actuators, definitely takes off with a thick list of juicy news. The open source platform is mature and offers to the  developers:
– The new IDE, easy to use and Free to download
– Software Framework: your Apps can control the functions of the Protocol and of hardware, but you don’t need to be an expert of both.
– Apps Source Code (such as wireless Webserver)
– Video guide for the IDE and a Manual for the Framework “