Sensor workshop using the MAKE Controller Kit

Sensor workshop using the MAKE Controller Kit

Here’s the first ever sensor workshop using Make Controller Kit – the intensive 4-day workshop offers a hands-on introduction to sensors, sensor interfaces and integration of software and hardware…

“Michael Shiloh, Margaret Schedel and Michael Zbyszynski will teach a workshop on how to use the Make Controller Kit to interface to a variety of sensors for musical performance, dance, video, sound, and art installations.

Students will learn electronics, how to solder, how to work with sensors, and how to use the Make Controller kit. Cycling ’74’s Max/MSP/Jitter programming environment will be used for manipulating music and images with the sensor data, and to create reactive environments.

In the course of the workshop participants will build a working system which they will take with them.

June 29 – July 2, 2006
Workshop Cost: $600
A $200 materials fee, due by June 19, includes the Make Controller Kit and sensors

Full details are at

Margaret Schedel: Women’s Audio Mission (
Michael Shiloh: MakingThings (
Michael Zbyszynski (”


16 thoughts on “Sensor workshop using the MAKE Controller Kit

  1. fungus_amungus says:

    Damn… just two weeks’ notice. I’d love to go to this, but I’ll be out in Boston for the 4th of July weekend.

  2. ahersquared says:

    Oh my god! This is just the workshop I have been waiting for, and yet I have unbreakable plans for the weekend. Please, please, please schedule another one, preferably on the east coast (New York in particular)! I promise I’ll come.

  3. dendrite9 says:

    I’m also interested in an East Coast workshop…and two weeks is just not enough time to fit four days into the schedule.

  4. JohnnyGTO says:

    Ahhh man I’ll be in the middle of moving my Father to his new place in Phoenix. Can I convice you how nice Humboldt County is for you next workshop?

  5. mmbutler says:

    Apologies, this isn’t about the workshop — good luck with that — I don’t know who else to mention this to at MAKE: I’m not seeing anything like support for this board on the site, and the page says they are supposed to be providing some. Dismaying. When will documentation and mfr support arrive? Would someone please update the makezine page to reflect current reality? Thanks! :)

  6. foobert says:

    arrgh. love to go, but can’t get to the website. wants a login.

  7. kuslar says:

    I would like more details but the only link provided is a secure one requiring a password.

    I also agree with mmbutler, I would feel a lot better about investing in a board if I saw more support.

  8. MichaelShiloh says:

    Sorry everyone about the problems with the website. It turned out to be a network problem, and has been fixed.

    There still are some spots available so if you are interested contact us right away.

    There will be future workshops, very likely in other parts of the country. Your interest will help us decide when and where, so please do contact us.

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