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LEGO Education SPIKE Prime with firmware engineer Ralph Hempel

LEGO Education SPIKE Prime with firmware engineer Ralph Hempel

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Ralph Hempel leads the firmware development team here at LEGO, working together with the electronics, mechanics, and front end teams to build products such as Boost, StarWARS Boost, the CITY Train, App Controlled Batmobile, and of course all the new App Controlled Technic products. He's been writing embedded firmware for 35 years, and have written new firmware for every LEGO MINDSTORSM brick since the RCX. He talks to Scott about the new LEGO Education SPIKE Prime Set! Spike is the go-to STEAM learning tool for grade 6-8 students!

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