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.

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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.

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Some people have a hard time getting a good night's sleep in a strange bed, but nobody wants to wake up exhausted when they're on traveling. I decided to see if I could remedy this issue with a few SparkFun parts and a fast 3D print.

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Need more range from your sensor project? LoRa may be just the thing you need!

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Small batch PCB orders are now within everyone’s reach. But if you’re moving past the prototype stage, you want your boards to do more than work well. You also want them to look good. As always, SparkFun is here to help.

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The Internet of Things is now ubiquitous, but even twenty two years after its introduction, much of it, even the simplest parts, remain much less customizable than many of us would like. Luckily, most of us (yes, you!) can do something about that.

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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.

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Last week we released a great little haptic driver from Dialog Semiconductors. This week I show you how fast and simple it is to build into a potentially job-saving project.

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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.

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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.

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We take a look back at the five years of 2020 and our favorite posts and products!

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Capitalizing on the new wearable of masks by integrating technology to better understand breath composition and how it correlates to health.

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Why do I get winded so quickly when I go running? Does my blood oxygen have anything to do with it? Let's put together a few components and see what we can learn!

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Building a system that records temperature based on a user's unique RFID tag into an Excel spreadsheet for the world of COVID-19.

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The current pandemic is creating havoc all over. Supply chain impacts might not be instantly apparent, but manufacturers closing is just the tip of the iceberg.

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Taking the Open COVID Pledge

The Open COVID Pledge seeks to help those working hard to have the resources they need - without having to worry about patents and copyrights.

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