Maker Update: Flip-Out [Maker Update #134] @makerprojectlab @adafruit edition! #adafruit

Maker Update: Flip-Out [Maker Update #134] Adafruit edition – (video – above).

This week on Maker Update, a flip-out mic for your machine learning pocket project, a shark mask that moves when you talk, a light-up sound board, adding Neopixels to a backpack, and the Circuit Playground Proto Gizmo.

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Show Notes [Maker Update #134 Adafruit Edition]

Project of the Month

PyBadge Case with Flip Out Mic by Ruiz Brothers

TensorFlow Lite for Microcontrollers Kit Quickstart by lady ada

TRIPLE WORD reconfigurable TensorFlow Lite models!

More examples on GitHub


Pete Warden from Google, Tensorflow, on Ask an Engineer

Circuit Python gets 10 out of 10 in Hackspace magazine

Adafruit Projects

Sound Activated Shark Mask by Dano Wall

NeoTrellis Sound Board by Ruiz Brothers

Playa Festival Bike by Erin St. Blaine

Contributed Projects

LED dog collar with JavaScript by Stephanie Nemeth

Monster Box by mendukt


New Hallowing Coming Soon

Coming soon! Circuit Playground Bluefruit – Bluetooth Low Energy

Low cost accelerometer demo by Ladyada

Adding Neopixels to a Backpack by BlitzCityDIY

Product Spotlight

Circuit Playground Proto Gizmo Bolt-on Perma-Proto


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