Today we have a demo of the new 4D Systems screens!
The new UDB4 is smaller and more powerful than before. See how the developers refined the system using very interesting testing techniques.
After our West Coast trip, the Department of Education rested up for a week and then headed out to Jefferson City, MO, to conduct a bunch of workshops and get some serious barbecue.
Things are about to change forever for SparkFun!
Solving your extremely specific needs since...today.
A 4th of July project to launch fireworks via a button or timed delay.
A new 2.4GHz dish on the SparkFun roofs adds a third connection to the internet.
SparkFun offices will be closed for Independence Day.
We're very fortunate to be a <a href="http://makerfaire.com/bayarea/2008/sponsors/">sponsor</a> at Maker Faire this year in San Mateo, May 3-4. Show us what you're building!
We've got a little bit of everything on this post. A USB Touchscreen Mouse, the Citizen Engineer comic book, cool customer projects, the 4th SparkFun summer school class, and of course, a few new products.
We hosted some representatives from cutting-edge library programs in Tennessee to play with hardware and share what they're up to!
We'll be at Maker Faire next week, Friday 5/2 to Sunday 5/4. If you're anywhere near San Francisco or San Mateo, you should swing by the SparkFun booth! We're bringing things... Blinky things. And some fun stuff too.
I've got a project on my workbench that I was hoping to share, but I met some unexpected difficulty along the way.
On the third Thursday of every month, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science hosts an evening event for adults in the area called, Science Lounge. Their programming features live entertainment, demonstrations, hands-on demos, and an evening filled with science, education, and exploration! Each month features a different theme. For April, the Science Lounge theme was “Electrify!” What a perfect match for us here at SparkFun!
The education department teaches an e-textiles workshop at the Longmont Public Library.
We're releasing "According to Pete" a bit early this week.
A different approach to the problem we solved last week
SparkFun moves up to a "real building" - business ensues
Musings on inventory tracking behind the scenes after another annual SparkFun Inventory Day is in the books.
This week we have a new Flexible LED Matrix, a BLE module, and an itty-bitty IC.
Here are a few tips for creating your e-textiles workshop and activities.
Of course every New Product Post is epic, but this one is a little extra epic than most. We have some seriously cool stuff this week, so check out the video and the post.
It's like a capacitive rotary dial with the need for sensitive ICs! The Softpot Rotary from Spectrasymbol is the latest of a handful of new potentiometers.
Checkout Mike's Robot and a handful of new products and pictures.
What color is Metallic Salmon? I have no idea, but the S371 does.
In lieu of any cool, new project, I took on the task of updating documentation and example code for the MLX90614 IR Thermometer Evaluation Board (and shaved some yaks in the process).
Ultra-cool ultrasonic sensors are a perfect and simple way to add object or distance sensing to your project!
A deliciously designed maze and new products galore!
A long week but lots of new toys to post. Checkout the new Arduino Pro boards and a new miniature GPS logger!
A Friday Product Post filled with new products and a special guest appearance from Atlas Scientific.
We found a mini Bluetooth dongle and just had to see what was inside.
A neat little project on beer fermentation control along with new gyros, upgraded LilyPad, a motor driver shield for Arduino, and some new development boards.
A quick overview of a summer-camp program shared with us by one of our friends and followers of SparkFun EDU.
Check out our selection of new products for this week.
New robotics products, some hardware bits, and a new touch screen.
This product post is a blast from the past! We don't have a video, just the good old-fashioned product post.
I think this is the most we have posted, ever? 25 new products!
This past week we built our 3 millionth widget!
With some LEDs, some acrylic, and a little know-how, you can create your very own LED light box.
Nick Poole shows us how to make a Captain America shield with ELastoLite!
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