For all the beautiful princesses out there! This year for Halloween mod your dress to glow like the Lüme Fashion Collection.
Elizabeth writes in:
We are big fans of #WearableWednesday and Adafruit in general. We wanted to share our project, Lüme. It is a mini collection which brings together practical garments with wearable electronics. The pieces are made to be easy to wear day to day, the electronics can be easily removed and attached so the garment can actually be washed! We used your LPD8806 and Neopixel Strips in the pieces. Each piece has a micro controller, Bluetooth module, and LiPo which is controlled via a mobile app that we also put together. This enables the garment to be driven from any of the cell phone’s sensors. Currently the app allows for the control of color, pattern, and even taps into the microphone and GPS of the phone.
HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Each weekday this month we’ll be bringing you ideas and projects for an Electronic Halloween! Expect wearables, hacks & mods, costumes and more here on the Adafruit blog! Working on a project for Halloween this year? Share it with us on Google+, in the comments below, the Adafruit forums, Facebook, or Twitter— we’d love to see what you’re up to and share it with the world (tag your posts #ElectronicHalloween). Tune in to our live shows, Wearable Electronics with Becky Stern and Ask an Engineer, where Adafruit store discount codes are announced– get the most bang for your Halloween buck!
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.