Check out this new guides for getting started in the world of XBee.
We have some classes coming up in the next few weeks and you should be there!
Revealing our new IoT project series with the (connected) world.
In this three-part video series, I show users how to setup their Raspberry Pi with Raspbian, connect a humidity and temperature sensor, and Tweet the results on a regular basis using Python.
A look at what PRS/A+PRS competitors will be facing on September 17
We built a mirror using the Intel Edison, an LCD, and a gesture sensor.
This is the first ever product post at our new day, Friday.
It's time for AVC but we still have a new SIK and a few new boards to help you interact with your Teensy!
Solving your extremely specific needs since...today.
The Internet of Things, now with more dogs!
Wiring 1.0 has been released! Wiring has opened up prototyping with electronics to wider audiences by defining an extensible architecture for future hardware and software.
We don't have a lot this week, but we've got some fun stuff and had a lot of fun with the video.
Returning from a great weekend at Maker Faire, we've got some new items posted and some pictures from Austin.
I'm back from vacation and we've got a wall of new products for this week.
The release of Arduino 1.6 has really improved my Arduino-programming life thanks to custom platform support, command line utilities and line numbers!
A new breakout and a new touch pot will really help you get in contact with the region of the atmosphere and outer space seen from Earth.
Robotic gripper arms, Actobotics stuff, and more! Check out the New Product Post.
Plus, a few rule changes and an amusing video.
Maker Faire 2008 was another extremely entertaining event. We got to catch up with lots of current customers (you guys rock) and met many new friends.
As a middle school technology educator who has a Fab Lab for a classroom, I spend a lot of time thinking about useful tips, tricks, and strategies for young makers. Just as we teach developing readers and writers how to skim a text for main ideas or create an outline for an essay, are there similar strategies or techniques that we can model for young makers to help them successfully navigate the making process and develop a maker mindset?
Some products and a special guest appearance with a real live engineer!
SparkFun visits various factories and the electronics market in Shenzhen, China.
There are tons of IoT services out there. Here are just a few who are supporting the maker community.
Today we're going green with a special St. Patrick's Day new product post.
Episode seven of our video series is here!
A gaggle of SparkFun folks are here in Las Vegas for the 2015 International CES show–the biggest, best, and showiest show for all things electronic. Here’s the highlight reel of Tuesday, January 6.
Exploring XBee, accelerometers, and USB peripherals by building a wireless tilt mouse.
We've been adding to our popular series!
Check out this month's According to Pete!
In January 2013 SparkFun education and engineering went to the Artisan's Asylum in Massachusetts to offer a large amount of support for their educational track. This post is all about the event and ancillary events we did on either side of the weekend while in the Boston area.
Introducing our new soldering tutorial series.
New. Lots. XBee, linear pots, encoder, USB ANT Stick, a little LilyPad proto board, some AA batteries, and a new Rotary Phone using Bluetooth!
SparkFun is no novice when it comes to educational tours. Last year we made several excursions around the country; here's a recap of our successful West Coast Tour in late 2012!
Time for another new episode from our Edison series!
1, 2, 3,... 19 new things to post. We are really excited about so many of these, it's hard to choose where to start.
We're taking a look at some of our favorite sensors and breakout boards in this new video series!
The FreeSoC2 development board, the Anouk Edition Teensy 3.1, and the SparkFun Photon ecosystem!
This is a basic bundle to get you up and running with...
As part of our Robotics Competition, PiE staff designed a...