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Our attempt to fly a drone with some of the same technology as NASA and none of the international scrutiny.

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We take a closer look at our four new PIR Breakouts, as well as a new Qwiic Ultrasonic Distance Sensor.

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Distance sensing combined with haptic feedback create a way to "see" the world around you.

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When it comes to training, athletes need to know whether they're improving - that's where one SparkFun customer's system comes in.

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Just because it’s already October and you haven’t started this year’s Halloween build doesn’t mean it can’t still be epic! SparkFun’s Qwiic I2C environment can help even us Olympic-level procrastinators rival the street’s best Halloween builds!

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Working from home is not without its difficulties, but with just a couple of proximity sensors and SparkFun's new Qwiic Dual Solid State Relay, you can create a light show with a wave of your hands.

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Using Sapien LLC's Arduino Shield and Electrode array we can expand our human senses.

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When it comes to proximity and distance sensing, LiDAR has a lot to offer. With Garmin's LiDAR-Lite v4, there are some new features and advances you're definitely going to want to see.

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It's time to bounce that old tennis ball out of your garage, and up your game with this simple project that lets you know exactly where to stop when pulling in to your garage.

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We’ve put together a page dedicated to distance sensing. Get a quick overview of how distance sensing works, a comparison guide and maybe even some inspiration for your next project.

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Check out this distance sensing Halloween prop designed to spook the willies out of trick-or-treaters.

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How do you build a better laser? Maybe this way.

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With just a handful of parts and a couple of hours of work, you can easily repulse all of your co-workers at this year's office Halloween party!

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What type of proximity sensor is best suited to your next project? We've put together a Proximity Sensor Comparison Guide to help you choose the right tool for the job!

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Let's add some electricity to your favorite things. I take a LEGO® speeder from Star Wars® and use Arduino to give it a little something extra.

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Let's take a look at how LIDAR works and how we can use it in robots.

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Wherein we put several sensors through their paces against this year's course.

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