How Computers Sense the World

Long Beach Public Library

Make music using Legos, a computer and a USB Camera.

On this interactive stand visitors can learn about the many different ways that computers and robots can sense the world through vision, touch, hearing and multiple other senses.
One example will have attendees making music with Legos, this and other interactive programs will exemplify the concept of computer sensing by using USB cameras, Makey Makey controllers and other sensing inputs connected to computers running common programming languages like Scratch, and Processing.

Age Range

Elementary School (ages 4 - 11), Middle School (ages 12 - 14), High School (ages 15 - 18),


Technology & Coding


Artificial intelligence, Coding, Technology,

Days scheduled


Start time End time Location
09:00 16:30 Show Floor