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Product showcase: Pimoroni

In this video, you’ll meet some of the people working in physical computing today.

In this first video, you’ll meet some of the people working in physical computing today and hear about the products they have been developing.

Pimoroni is a UK company based in Sheffield. It was founded in 2012 by Jon Williamson and Paul Beech to make electronics accessible and attractive and to spread knowledge, fun, and ideas.

Pimoroni create their own boards for physical computing across a range of products. They also create tutorials and videos for their community of users and learners. Pimoroni’s products are professionally designed in-house by their designers.

We spoke to Head of Digital Content Sandy McDonald, and Tanya Fish, Education and Outreach Lead, about a couple of their products: the Mini:Mu musical glove, and the Enviro + Air Quality sensor.

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