Drawing 3D Shapes with Skateboard Motions – Adalogger & VL6180X Spotted in Video | @convivialstudio
Coooooool! Spotted this video showing a monitor playing documentation footage of skateboarding tricks being turned into 3D shapes, alongside 3D-printed models of those shapes adjacent on the table; the video appears to show an Adalogger & VL6180X Time of Flight Distance sensor inside a custom enclosure attached to the trucks.
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