The Ben Heck Show,” kicks off today with a two-part show featuring an anti-texting device that promotes safe driving habits for teenagers. Using a custom-built cell phone case, a charge monitoring microcontroller unit, and a Micro USB adapter, Ben’s device ensures the phone is in a docked position so it can’t be used while the vehicle is in motion.
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.
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