Just because Maker Faires, conferences, and summits have been cut down to a minimum doesn't mean you can't continue to expand your circle of like-minded maker friends. Here are a few suggestions for folks that you may want to follow (if you aren't already).
Follow this tutorial to build a Rotating Puzzle room for your Dungeon. This project incorporates parts from the OpenForge2.0 project with a few additional 3D-printed components and SparkFun's Qwiic and MicroMod systems to make a rotating puzzle room that can be activated by placing a magnet on the "secret" tile or remotely using a computer, phone, or tablet.
Alie highlights her crazy experience co-hosting the Arm DevSummit TV show and shares her can't miss sessions from the event.
What's a good rave without some flashy LEDs? Read on to find out how I made these!
In this follow-up, I’ll show you the (mostly) finished project, talk about what I used, what I learned along the way, and just how much fun it is to have a robot that throws candy bars with unwavering accuracy and consistency.
A new Qwiic WiFi Shield is now available, and don't sleep on the SparkFun SkeleBoard – it'll haunt your dreams if you do!
It seems this Halloween we once again have additional considerations to take into account. I'm focusing on handing out candy to trick-or-treaters while maintaining proper social distancing.
A new version of our Tinker Kit is available, along with a new RF board from SparkX and a new LIDAR!
SparkFun RedBoards have been around since 2013, and we've been improving them ever since.
Once upon a time it was monsters hidden in the barcodes of everyday items, but now there are electronic components stuck inside. Using the RedBoard Artemis, Barcode Scanner Breakout and Qwiic Micro OLED Display, we can unlock them for a fun game.
The new Qwiic OpenLog Kit is now available, along with a new Qwiic Cellular Notecarrier. Be sure to check out the new Otto DIY Kits, as well!
Last month, we gave you a sneak preview of an upcoming exhibit at the Hong Kong History Museum. The creator, Alexson Chu, was using SparkFun parts and projection mapping to create an interactive learning experience for museum goers. Well, the installation premiered yesterday, and we have an inside look.
Use the MicroMod Input and Display Carrier Board, paired with a ESP32 Processor Board, to stay on top of your meetings and email.
The Teensy MicroMod Processor is now available, along with a new version of our RedBoard and a new OpenLog Artemis Kit!
In The Princess Bride, Westley explains to Buttercup that the name is the important thing for inspiring the necessary fear. Well, the creepy head doesn’t need any help in that department, but we decided to give it a name anyway.
A few weeks ago I shared some research on absolute positioning without GPS. Since then I’ve continued digging into the subject, found a few more sources, and tried a few more things.
Recently we introduced four new PIR boards that use Panasonic’s new EKM-series PIR sensor, and I was excited to put one of them into a build.
The MicroMod RP2040 Processor is now shipping! With it, we also have the new version of the Arduino Engineering Kit and the new SenseHAT for Raspberry Pi.
Sprint Academy is working to bring detailed data to sprint training using Arduino.
Nothing says "I love you" on Valentine's Day like a homemade gift. And if that gift happens to be made using 3D-printed parts, addressable LEDs and a phone app you create yourself - everybody wins!