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NEW GUIDE: Infrared Hand Gesture Robot Control Glove #AdafruitLearningSystem @adafruit

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A new guide has been added to the Adafruit Learning System: the Infrared Hand Gesture Robot Control Glove.

Have you built one of the Crickit robots such as the CRICKIT Snake Bot or Crickit Carnival Bumper Bot? Now you can add wireless hand gesture control with the built in infrared sender and receiver in the Circuit Playground Express.

No advanced sewing or other fancy stuff is needed – just another Circuit Playground Express and battery and the code included in the guide. You’ll be controlling your bot in no time!

See the Infrared Hand Gesture Robot Control Glove guide today!


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Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.

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