Open Source Tech Company Looks to Start Portland Meetup Group

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Virtuabotix is excited to announce it is looking to start a local meetup group and participate with local Portland, OR schools and innovators.

Anyone can enjoy Electronics, Science, & Technology!

Children building a robot for their first time with Virtuabotix

This will really enable us to branch out and find people as Nerdly and excited about cool projects as we are!

Virtuabotix LLC, a well-known robotics and components company has recently moved to Portland, OR, five years after they started their business in Colorado Springs, CO. The team is eager to start branching out and meeting locals interested in working on exciting projects and using their products in a team environment.

Virtuabotix has been part of many educational programs, some of which include; The Colorado Technical Institute’s IEEE Group’s Quad Copter Project, Versalino Rover projects, and Advanced Color Tracking Program. They were also on the Electronics Advisory Board for Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado and helped teachers develop their Sensors and microcontroller classes. With a rich history in educating the youth and working with beginners in Robotics and 3D Printing Virtuabotix has taught a multitude of classes at various Elementary and Middle schools in Colorado Springs. “We love community outreach programs and sharing our knowledge of open source technology!” Exclaims Joe Dattilo, Owner and Operator of Virtuabotix LLC. He expresses his interest in working with established institutions like PCC and OSU, he also has his eye on OMSI as well as an interest in participating in local fairs and trade shows. “We really want to expand into the vast arts and Go Green networks here and start working on environmental and kinetic art projects.” adds Joe. His enthusiastic outlook and creative ideas are a perfect springboard to immerse the company in Portland already has a large inventory of components which could be easily translated into farmer and artist projects, things like solar cells, humidity sensors, and a large range of motors and lasers. Making for amazing potential in all sorts of applications.

Virtuabotix has started growing it’s team and is actively looking to begin collaborating and creating new curriculums with local schools and groups in Portland, OR and the surrounding areas.

“One of the things we’re really excited about is starting a Meetup group here in Portland.This will really enable us to branch out and find people as Nerdly and excited about cool projects as we are!” Exclaims Joe. He goes on to say that if anyone is interested in the Virtuabotix team coming to their educational center, or take part in their events (free of charge) you can contact them through their website

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