It’s easy to cheat yourself when doing push-ups. Did you really go low enough, or was that one of those ‘wimpy half-trying’ push-ups? It also makes it difficult if you’re trying to have a push-up competition. Are both competitors really going down the same amount? Is one working harder than the other?
Today, we’ll fix all of those problems by creating an automated push-up counter!
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.