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Locally developed electronic circuit builder for students

25 November 2019 News Editor's Choice

K Measure, creator of the award-winning Seebox engineering education solution, has created a new innovation to enable quick and easy electronic circuit-building. The SeeBlocks electronic circuit creator comes from a different angle to address a real problem for engineering students in a novel way.

An essential part of mastering electrical and electronic engineering is practical circuit-building. Those new to electronics find building circuits difficult because they have to interpret the circuit diagram and then translate that to actual components, which look nothing like the symbols. SeeBlocks remove this barrier by integrating the abstract symbols and the actual circuit boards into one easy-to-use circuit-builder kit.

The patented SeeBlocks are component blocks each containing one electronic component on the bottom of the block, with the symbol on the top. The blocks fit together with an innovative locking mechanism on an expandable baseboard. With SeeBlocks you build circuits almost like you would a puzzle, fitting together the blocks by following the symbols.

SeeBlocks aim to make it easy for users, young and old, to explore the world of science and electronics through lots of practical experimentation. SeeBlocks also come with a free introductory online course with videos and experiments to get the user started.

Paid follow-up courses cover the fundamentals of electricity and electronics and give a good basic foundation for further studies in engineering. The online courses consist of explainer videos, questions and maths problems, integrated with practical experiments done on the SeeBlocks circuit-builder system.

The creators of SeeBlocks say this innovation was born from their passion for engineering education, and after many educators told them that the practical component of electrical and electronic technology is especially challenging to learners. They set out to create an easier way to build electronic circuits, in the belief that the actual building of the circuit should not be a barrier to understanding electronics, but rather should enlighten and illuminate the subject for the learner. It was with this goal in mind that they set out to make circuit-building easier, with SeeBlocks being the result.

For more information contact K Measure, info@seeblocks.education, https://seebox.education


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