The Arm DevSummit Team has put together hands-on workshops supported by interactive hardware kits. Not only is the Arm DevSummit a free virtual event, but Arm is also sponsoring a limited number of hardware kits to be shipped directly to participants to support specific workshops. Kits are limited – participants must apply for the chance to receive a kit.
A couple weeks ago we encouraged everyone to register for a free event pass for the virtual 2021 Arm DevSummit . Now, we are sharing some specific virtual workshops. Why these? First – the tech is awesome; second – Arm is giving away a limited number of interactive hardware kits to turn these virtual workshops into hands-on experiences. We have the opportunity to build the kits and we are super excited about it. Read on for details about each workshop and how to apply for the chance to receive an interactive hardware kit – the deadlines are tight so you need to move fast.
Register for Arm DevSummit and Apply for an Interactive Kit
It’s very easy to register for your free Arm DevSummit pass, add sessions/workshops to your agenda, and apply for an interactive kit. Follow these steps:
- Register for your free event pass here; log in
- Save interactive workshops to your agenda (links below) – visit the workshop page and click the “Save to Agenda” button
- Apply for an interactive hardware kit (links below) – deadline to apply is Thursday, September 30th, at 11:59 p.m. MST; applicants are not guaranteed kits as there is a limited number available.
Interactive Workshops & Links
Arm DevSummit registrants can apply for the chance receive an interactive hardware kit for one of the four workshops below. Note: participants must be registered for the specific workshop and can only receive one kit across all interactive workshops, please only apply for one kit (duplicates will be removed). Filling out the form does not mean you will receive a kit – we need to review for duplicates and to ensure kits are awarded on a first-come/first-serve basis. You can register for as many sessions/workshops as you would like. If you plan to apply for a kit, please do it soon…they are going fast.
Environmental Data Acquisition and Processing
October 20 @ 12:30 MST
This workshop focuses on environmental monitoring and will demonstrate acoustic monitoring of bird species and anomaly detection in sensor data. The demonstration will leverage data collected in ecosystems in Kenya and demonstrate how these systems are built using low-cost hardware. The interactive kit for this session includes NVIDIA Jetson Nano 2GB Developer Kit, Kingston Canvas Go! Plus 64GB MicroSD Card, Kinobo USB 2.0 Mini Microphone, and more. Link to Session | Link to Interactive Hardware Kit Application
Ultra-Low Power Wi-Fi Made Easy – Develop a Battery Powered Wi-Fi Sensor in Hours
October 21 @ 11:30 MST
This workshop will demonstrate that battery power Wi-Fi applications are now possible using AT Commands form and Arm Cortex based host MCU. The interactive kit for this session includes the Renesas EK-RA2L1, the new SparkFun Qwiic WiFi Shield – DA16200, Raspberry Pi Pico, and more. Link to Session | Link to Interactive Hardware Kit Application
Introducing Keil Studio and Cloud-Based Development for IoT and Embedded Applications
October 20 @ 10 MST
Successful IoT implementations require collaboration and a robust ecosystem of support and tools. Keil Studio cloud embraces the Open-CMSIS-Pack initiative and provides a cloud-native platform with direct Git integration for collaboration of distributed teams, and modern CI workflows for rapid development. This introductory workshop allows attendees to experience the workflow first-hand. They will prototype an IoT end node application, connect it to the cloud, and debug it via their browser. The interactive kit for this session includes the NXP MIMXRT1050-EVKB and the new SparkFun Qwiic WiFi Shield – DA16200. Link to Session | Link to Interactive Hardware Kit Application
Containers Over-the-Air: Building Your First Edge AI Device the Easy Way
October 21 @ 9:30 MST
This workshop will teach attendees how to easily build a fully functional edge AI device, using a Jetson Nano, containers, and the balenacloud dashboard. At the end of the workshop, participants will have a fully operational computer vision/edge AI device. The interactive kit for this session includes the NVIDIA Jetson Nano 2GB Developer Kit, Kingston Canvas Go! Plus 64GB MicroSD Card, USB Mini WebCam , and more. Link to Session | Link to Interactive Hardware Kit Application
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Other Sessions at Arm DevSummit
The Arm DevSummit team has pulled together an incredible agenda that is full of exciting sessions on IoT, edge computing, data processing, cloud computing, cybersecurity, and more. Be sure to browse the sessions and add them to your Summit agenda.
Custom Kits with SparkFun
The collaboration between SparkFun and the Arm DevSummit Team is one example of how SparkFun’s Custom Kitting Service can support events. If you are interested in learning more about this service, please visit our Services page.