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Maker Update: Visors Down [Maker Update #139] @makerprojectlab @adafruit edition! #adafruit #makerupdate

Maker Update: Visors Down [Maker Update #139] Adafruit edition – (video – above).

This week on Maker Update, a 3D printed Starman helmet, a beating heart, an Adabot solder helper, a disco band camp jacket, emulating Magic Cap, and an early look at BrainCraft.

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Show Notes [Maker Update #139 Adafruit Edition]

Project of the Month

SpaceX Helmet by Ruiz Brothers
https://learn.adafruit.com/spacex-helmet

News

CircuitPython 5.0.0 Alpha 1 Released!
https://blog.adafruit.com/2019/08/30/circuitpython-5-0-0-alpha-1-released-adafruit-circuitpython/

Infineon launches OPTIGA™ Trust M … and a new from Adafruit! STEMMA QT / Qwiic
https://blog.adafruit.com/2019/08/20/infineon-launches-optiga-trust-m-and-a-new-from-adafruit-stemma-qt-qwiic-infineon-infineon-adafruit-stemma/

Product Page: Adafruit Infineon Trust M Breakout Board
https://www.adafruit.com/product/4351

Adafruit Projects

Anatomical 3D Printed Beating Heart with MakeCode by Dano Wall
https://learn.adafruit.com/anatomical-3d-printed-beating-heart-with-makecode

Cranky Adabot Solder Dispenser by Ruiz Brothers
https://learn.adafruit.com/cranky-adabot-solder-dispenser

Disco Band Camp Jacket by Amelia T
https://learn.adafruit.com/Disco-Band-Camp-Jacket

Tools/Tips

Explore Magic Cap, a smartphone OS from a decade before the iPhone
https://learn.adafruit.com/magic-cap-the-smartphone-os-from-the-90s?view=all

CircuitPython snakes its way to Micro Center!
https://blog.adafruit.com/2019/08/24/circuitpython-snakes-its-way-to-micro-center-microcenter-adafruitcircuitpython-circuitpython/

Getting Started with Braille Output for CircuitPython REPL by Isaac Wellish
https://learn.adafruit.com/getting-started-braille-output-circuitpython-repl

Meet Device Simulator Express, a Microsoft Garage project
https://blog.adafruit.com/2019/08/29/meet-device-simulator-express-pythonsim-a-msftgarage-project-built-by-garage-interns-that-makes-it-easier-to-program-the-adafruit-circuit-playground-express-in-python-with-or-without-a-physica/

First Look at the BrainCraft HAT for Raspberry Pi and single board Linux computers
https://blog.adafruit.com/2019/08/24/first-look-at-the-braincraft-hat-for-raspberry-pi-and-single-board-linux-computers-adafruit-raspberry_pi-tensorflow-machinelearning-tinyml-raspberrypi/

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