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An army of 500 drones at the Super Bowl wasn’t live

It was Intel’s biggest show with 500 drones flying around at the super bowl. With the uncertainties of weather, Intel ended up flying the drones the night before. According to USA Today, Intel elaborated on why they didn’t fly at the half time show: “In February, you don’t know what it will be like during...

Pattern is embracing ibeacon

ibeacon was developed by Apple and built into their IOS operating systems, starting with version 7.0. The technology lets retail stores and other businesses send messages directly to their customers’ smartphones by sending push notifications to their app with transmitters and a low powered Bluetooth connection. So basically, you can talk directly to your audience...

Receiver Decoding

On what we call Pattern Fridays, we take time out to explore new technologies and how they could be applied to existing and future client projects. This often involves playing with hardware and software and seeing where it takes us. Pattern Fridays are all about lofty goals and tricky tasks to challenge our skills, creativity...

Twitter Spot Light

When someone tweets us needing help we want to know about it. So why not have those tweets automatically light up the office with a giant Pattern logo, Batman-style? To make it happen, we programmed our web server to look for specific Twitter hashtags like #patternhelp. Then, we set up a microcontroller on the network...

Master Angler Panel

With this prototype, we took learning about Travel Manitoba’s Master Angler Program to a new, interactive level. The Master Angler Program recognizes anglers who catch exceptionally-sized fish from Manitoba’s lakes. The angler is entered in the record book and, when they reel in a certain number of qualifying fish, awarded a badge. We happened to...