Arduino, Open Hardware, Maker & Connected Devices (IoT)

Welcome! We are group of hardware and maker enthusiasts based in the Minneapolis / St. Paul, Minnesota area. Our monthly meetings involve networking, tutorials and learning everything we can about Open Hardware, Makers and Connected Devices (IoT) projects from each other.


Our next monthly meeting is September 3rd, University of Minnesota, Keller Hall - Room 3-125. Food and networking begin at 6:00, with presentations at 6:30. PLEASE REGISTER VIA MEETUP!

Questions or problems finding the meetup? Contact: justin[[at]] or @arduinomn

  • Rod Landers from RFDigital will talk about his company's Simblee™ product as a way to bring the world of Star Trek and the Jetson’s to life. It’s Internet 3.0, where everyone and everything can communicate.
  • Just back from Nerdtacular, Lon Koenig will give us an update of this Arduino-base game show system for conferences and trivia competitions. Replicating all the game features of a traditional TV game show with a host's console, player buzzers and light-up indicators. Lots of NeoPixels!
  • NOTE: We'll be giving away 2 Light Blue Beans to one lucky winner! Must be present to win.


The meeting is sponsored by Code 42 Software ( We are hiring! ).
Email justin[[at]] to learn about how to sponsor an event or speak on a topic related to the internet of things, open hardware. You are always welcome to bring projects you are working on and do a short informal lightening talk!

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