You must have programming experience with Node-RED, IBM Bluemix, Raspberry Pi, Swift, iOS, and Cloudant databases.
You’ll need the following accounts, software, and hardware:
- IBM Bluemix account
- Optional: Twitter account
- Mac OS 10.2 or later
- Xcode 8.2.1 or later
- Swift 3
- Raspberry Pi 3
- Optional for Lab 2: RaspCam, which is a camera for Raspberry Pi
- Optional for Lab 3: iRobot Create 2 Programmable Robot
You can complete Lab 2 without purchasing a camera. Instead of using the camera, you’ll use images from the Internet, but using a camera is a lot more fun!
If you need more experience with IBM Watson and Swift or Node-RED, take the following courses: