• Soldering a three-colour status LED

  • Developing a connected security camera

  • Remote control directly accessible by a Raspberry Pi

  • Tinkering with a passive infrared sensor

  • 250V relays boards are an easy option for controlling high power devices

  • Wireless data transmission without an active wifi network

Silikoid

Microcomputers are cheap, robust and versatile. With little effort, you can build amazing connected devices to increase comfort or prettify your life.
Silikoid supports you with developing your idea into a stable prototype.
Additionally, we offer presentations and workshops for basic Raspberry Pi training focused on hands-on learning and hackathons with our hardware supply.
Our blog Knight of Pi already has more than 80 tutorials for giving an easy access to the wonderful world of microcomputers.

Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a microcomputer with a powerful electronics interface. This interface allows connecting a Raspberry Pi to all kinds of sensors, like smoke detectors, ultrasonic or temperature sensors, and actuators, like lights, motors and all sorts of electronic devices. Besides that, the Raspberry Pi is powerful enough to run as desktop computer or web server. Being programmable in the easy-to-learn, but mighty programming language Python, new devices can be developed by very small teams and complex technology can be learned by everybody with comparably low effort.

Home Automation

Control lighting, climate and everything home related remotely with a mobile phone or via voice commands. Additionally, develop security or energy management systems.

Garden

Watering, aquaphonics, a deer camera or bird house with night vision- the Raspberry Pi has many purposes in gardening and outdoors.

Education

Suited for teaching everything from soldering over bits and bites, programming and web servers to supercomputers while giving easy access to beginners.

Entertainment

Design personalized home entertainment systems, custom arcade machines or eletronic instruments with little effort.

Arts

Perfect for light installations of any kind. Complex video installations and creative artworks interacting with all senses are possible and affordable.

Robotics

The Raspberry Pi 3 supports hardware and software based pulse-width modulation. A running web server can control a Raspberry Pi robot remotely.

Prototyping

Prototyping starts with a concept and iterates over hardware and software models until a ripe prototype waits for production. Pricing is 100€/hour excluding taxes. Lower rates are possible for business shares or a preemptive package price. Special price 150€/hour for an idea evaluation session (of course with a nondisclosure agreement for my side).

  • SoundWave - Therapeutical device with RPi interface

  • Light organ early prototype

  • Solar computer early prototype

Education

Microcomputers are light, robust and inexpensive and therefore perfectly suited for educational purposes, especially in combination with the excellent online resources and the helpful maker community.
Silikoid offers modern, hands-on educational resources. After a short introduction into microcomputer technology and programming, participants choose an exercise they care about and start practical experiments with the hardware supplies.

  • Introduction Microcomputers/Raspberry Pi

  • A simple circuit

  • Code explained

  • Workshop for teachers

Pricing

Type Content Duration Price
Presentation Demonstration of some devices, e.g. robot with EEG controls, light organ, DeepDream 1.5 Hours 100,-€*
Workshop Introduction into microcomputers, then practical experiments of one's own choosing 3-4 Hours 350,- to 400,-€*
Hackathon Introduction into microcomputers, then assisted implementation of own IoT ideas with the hardware supplied min. 2 days as agreed upon
Prototyping Development of prototypes for commercial IoT-devices - 100,-€/Hour* **
Prototyping concept development Initial consultation for feasibility analysis and concept development max. 3 hours 150,-€* ***
* price excl. tax
** package prices are negotiable
*** with nondisclosure agreement

Who

Dipl. bioinf. Johannes Bergs
Strasse der Einheit 4c
39624 Kalbe (Milde) - Germany
Mobil: +49 (0)174 4532442
Mail: info@silikoid.biz
LinkedIn: Silikoid
Blog: www.knight-of-pi.org
Twitter: KnightOfPi

Curriculum vitae (pdf): german, english, portugais
Diploma: german, Diploma thesis: german, Publication: english
Tax ID: 07 276/6124
UID: ATU70635529

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