After making the Intel Curie Pattern Matching dress, I used Intel Curie module again to make this dress. This time, I used tinyTILE for its small form factor. It is designed for Helen for a special event, so I name the piece Helena.
TinyTILE is attached on the wearer’s right arm. As they move their arm, for example when they are dancing, the accelerometer in Curie will sense the movements and control the colors and patterns of the optical fibers flowing from the shoulder.
Adafruit Micro Lipo – USB LiIon/LiPoly charger – v1: Oh so adorable, this is the tiniest little lipo charger, so handy you can keep it any project box! Its also easy to use. Simply plug in the gold plated contacts into any USB port and a 3.7V/4.2V lithium polymer or lithium ion rechargeable battery into the JST plug on the other end. There are two LEDs – one red and one green. While charging, the red LED is lit. When the battery is fully charged and ready for use, the green LED turns on. Seriously, it could not get more easy. (read more)
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.