Although silicon foundries are still cramming more transistors on to a single chip, they are taking much longer to do so, and at a higher cost than ever. As Moore’s law yields, small communities of innovators around the world are given space to gather their strength and build products that may some day compete with mainstream providers. Today’s phenomenon of Shanzhai and open hardware is likely to be just the first shot across the bow of traditional corporate juggernauts.
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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