Take a Raspberry Pi (which is a small credit-sized computer costing around £25) and give it to a small group of Dalriada pupils. Tell them to create something that could make the world a better place and what do you get? An ingenious invention that could improve the lives of the elderly- indeed, millions of people!
On Wednesday 20th March, Dalriada Robotics club successfully reached the finals of the UK wide Raspberry Pi competition. So impressed were the organisers, PA Consulting, that they used their project as a ‘poster-child’ for the event. With Dalriada Robotics club versus the rest of the UK, this indeed was a challenge of the highest standard.
Thanks to Northern Ireland Electricity, who sponsored the team all the way and paid all their expenses, the Robotics team made their final pitch to a panel of judges. This was fairly nerve-racking when they realised who the judges were!