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Join us as we explore and “detect” the possibilities of LiDAR with Elektor.

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The Garmin LIDAR-Lite v4 LED is now Qwiic compatible! Don't forget to check out our new Machine Learning @ Home Kit and SMD Flash IC, too.

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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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A closer look at the open-source technology NASA has deployed on the tiny Martian helicopter

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A new version of the popular OpenMV H7 is here, along with a new TFMini LiDAR Module and a string of addressable lights!

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Two new Qwiic-enabled shields are available today! We also have a new micro:bit weather board and kit, and new LIDAR Mappers from SLAMTEC.

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For our last release of 2019, we have a new RPLIDAR from Slamtec, a new FLIR Dev Kit, four new cases for your Raspberry Pi 4 and two Zio Qwiic sensors. And a partridge in a pear tree.

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Let's take a quick look at the current offerings of the popular LIDAR-Lite from Garmin!

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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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A new, Qwiic-enabled, Crypto Co-Processor Breakout, a gator:circuit kit for micro:bit, and the newest version of the LIDAR-Lite!

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Recently, a team from the St. Vrain Innovation Center assembled its first custom PCB design with the help of SparkFun. This is the story behind their project and their experience.

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A new Qwiic Transparent OLED HUD, as well as a Qwiic Joystick, are making their debut. We also have two new LiDAR modules!

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The new RPLIDAR is here, and a new WiFi IR board "blasts" onto the scene!

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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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A new Qwiic-compatible TFMini LiDAR module, a triad spectroscopy sensor, a new SDR, the SmartLED Shield, and a radio telemetry kit!

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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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The YARD Stick One from Great Scott Gadgets is here, along with the RPLIDAR and two fun, SparkFun Original Paper Circuit kits!

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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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