From the Forums: Quiz Show Kiosk – Momentary Capacity Touch Sensors Saved the Day!

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Check out this quiz show kiosk Freddy Knack shared on the Adafruit Forums – and his sweet message!

Victory! OMG touch sensors are so cool. And they saved my life or at least helped me keep my biggest client. I built the electronics and programmed the quiz for this interactive kiosk for Kaiser Permanente. It is a combination of a touch screen quiz and then if the user gets a quiz question wrong they have to take a ‘physical challenge’ that consists of LED rings that light up indicating a button that needs to be pressed. If the user hits the buttons as they light up fast enough they can move on to the next question. My problem was that the buttons I fabricated were just to hard to press. And it was live in a major Portland Oregon Mall!

Adafruit’s momentary capacitive touch sensors saved the day and they work great! Thank you, Thank you! This has been so stressful but now it works better than ever. Capacitive touch is going to change the way I do everything from this point on. I recommend that every hacker out there give these things a try. Adafruit rocks! (read more)

And we especially loved reading this message from his site:

I think a key takeaway from all of this is that in this day in age someone with zero electronic knowledge can use the web to learn how to design, source, and fabricate fully functional electronics in just a matter of years. (read more)

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