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NEW PRODUCT – Pimoroni Skywriter HAT – 3D Gesture Sensor for Raspberry Pi

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NEW PRODUCT – Pimoroni Skywriter HAT – 3D Gesture Sensor for Raspberry Pi


Control your Raspberry Pi A+ or B+ with a flick of the wrist! The Pimoroni Skywriter HAT senses the position of your fingers in the air above.

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Using Pimoroni’s Python API you can read off the positional data (x, y, z) and common gestures like flick left, tap, and double tap.


  • Electrical near-field 3D/gesture sensing
  • 4-layer PCB for best sensing performance
  • Senses from up to 5cm away
  • Full 3D position data and gesture information (swipes, taps)
  • Comes fully assembled
  • Full Python API

This is only compatible with the Raspberry Pi Models A+ and B+!

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Because the sensing distance is up to 5cm you can mount the Skywriter HAT behind a sheet of non-conductive material (like acrylic or fabrics) and completely hide it inside your project.

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