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This week on Maker Update, a Roomba for your whiteboard, a wearable for people who talk too much, a geometric planter, Arduino for Nerf, and mashing up code with Becky Stern.
Light Theremin - The rapid switching on and off of this “astable oscillator circuit” generates sound — buzzes and tones of different frequencies.
Do you have an idea burning in the back of your mind; a design that you just want to get out? Well, flex those creative muscles with the “Flexible PCB Contest” - sponsored by Oshpark, Hackaday and Digi-Key Electronics.
As promised, this year’s Maker Faire Bay Area was the “World’s Largest Show and Tell”. From cosplay, drones, prosthesis, and everything in between, there’s something for everyone at Maker Faire.
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This series of slides will demonstrate how to pair a Micro:bit with a cell phone, how to program it, and complete the coaster project using the ZIP Halo.
Make your greenhouse smart this summer with some offerings from Cypress and Sparkfun.
Upgrade your ride with NeoPixel LEDs. In this project we're upgrading a longboard with more neopixels, making a very bright and safe summer night ride!
What better way to celebrate Pi Day, than to build a PiCade and play old school video games? Yeah, we couldn’t think of one either, so that’s exactly what we did. Take a look at our video to watch Ben and Ashley fully assemble and wire the PiCade.
This project turns your NeoTrellis M4 into a control surface for Ableton Live similar to functionality found on a Novation Launchpad or Ableton Push device.
The Circuit Playground Express has a built in IR transmitter and receiver, and with a pair of boards, you can send and receive messages that will make the boards run prepared operations. In this case, you can play laser tag with a friend or for target shooting.
GroupGets’ offers their PureThermal 2, or PT2, and PureThermal Mini, or PTMini, smart I/O modules with thermal by FLIR.
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