27 Apr '17, 4pm

PA Consulting Group celebrates annual Raspberry Pi school coding competition

PA Consulting Group celebrates annual Raspberry Pi school coding competition

The event took place at the IET London, and saw the impressive nine finalists showcase their inventions to a panel of judges. The presentation and prize-giving was hosted by the BBC’s science presenter Maggie Philbin, also CEO of TeenTech CIC. As always, it’s a very good and worthy initiative to get schools and colleges involved, and this year’s challenge was to produce “innovations that will improve the lives of people who have conditions that limit their ability to do the things some of us take for granted”. Entries included a memory clock to help improve the daily lives of dementia patients and a front door system to help the deafblind identify people visiting their home. Other projects included a learning game to help those with Attention-Deficit-Disorders and dyslexia and a device that allows wheelchair users to play seated volleyball with an interactive net. There wa...

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