Boot Camp on ‘Internet of Things’ held at GUtech

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MUSCAT: The Computer Science Club of the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) in cooperation with Google Development Group Muscat, organised a public workshop called ‘Boot camp’ about the ‘Internet of Things’. Around 30 high school students and university students from around the Sultanate attended the one-day event at in the GUtech premises.
The speakers were mainly students who are studying Computer Sciences at GUtech or they were part of the ‘Engineering Village’ organisation that creates awareness about engineering issues or the Google Internet group based in Muscat. During the event GUtech students explained the Arduino Smart Technology on various examples, such as a light sensor for automatic street lights and humidity and temperature sensors. This gave the participants an opportunity to create their own projects and get hands-on experiences with the Arduino Smart Technology.