Wearable devices are on the rise, with some analysts predicting a market worth billions by 2015. Wearables and sensor technologies have the potential to transform our daily lives, changing how we interact with the world around us. From health and wellness to media, retail, education, and enterprise—companies from diverse industries may be headed for major disruption. Yet despite the buzz that Google Glass and the Nike FuelBand have created, these emerging products remain largely niche. So what will it take to make the average Joe want to wear a tiny computer?
Fjord held a discussion on how smart companies are taking a human-centered design approach to services that will make wearable computing go from sci-fi to streetwear.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.