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Re: Lilypad just got smaller
kfield   7/30/2013 11:31:27 AM
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@calebkraft I made it for the DIY Gadget Freak Clinic at DESIGN West 2014. It was fantastic - six of us gave short, five minute presentations of our gadgets and had a lot of fun interacting with the audience. We're doing it again in 2014, if you're ready to get motivated and do something with your FLora!!

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Re: Story board
Caleb Kraft   7/30/2013 11:30:57 AM
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Actually, here's a good example of the use of the Teensy 2

I used one to emulate keyboard and mouse movement in a game controller for a kid who has muscular dystrophy. I chose the Teensy 2 because it natively supports HID. I can plug it into any computer and it will be seen as a keyboard and mouse. I don't have to install any software at all. 

This makes it a great choice for gaming controllers and I can make it, then ship it to someone. All they have to do is plug it in and it works!

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Re: Lilypad just got smaller
Caleb Kraft   7/30/2013 11:25:19 AM
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At least you actually made something! Did you get the light patterns working? Was this for a conference or just for fun? 

I think I'd be tempted to use a tightly packed RGB LED strip now that they're so widely available. 

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Re: Lilypad just got smaller
kfield   7/30/2013 11:23:19 AM
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@calebkraft Well, since you asked, the concept was to sew the lilypad into a Fedora so that I would have a blinking light show around the brim.

The project didn't quite turn out as lovely as I hoped, in fact it was rather ugly, and there were a few technical challenges and even bloodshed along the way but I learned a lot. The coding (to the extent there is coding) was easier than the sewing!!

 

Happily sewing

 




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Re: Lilypad just got smaller
Caleb Kraft   7/30/2013 10:42:54 AM
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What did you make with it? I have a Flora sitting here that is just dying to go into something!

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Another for the list
Caleb Kraft   7/30/2013 10:41:42 AM
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Someone brought the Jeenode to my attention. It looks pretty cool, but I'll be happy never to have to use another usb to serial converter again. They have RF modules bult in though, so that makes up for it.

 

You can buy the Jeenode as a kit that you assemble yourself. That is also kind of neat.

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Re: Tiny is right
Caleb Kraft   7/30/2013 10:38:43 AM
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The SchmartBoard looks pretty cool. I hadn't seen that one. The addition of the two capacitive touch modules is pretty cool! I wouldn't mind playing with that one.

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Re: Story board
Caleb Kraft   7/30/2013 7:59:00 AM
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I've used the digispark, the femtoduino, and the teensy (teensy2, not teensy3). I had good experiences with all of them. The only gripe I had was how you had to program the femtoduino (it had no usb initially), but they fixed it. 

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Lilypad just got smaller
kfield   7/30/2013 7:34:21 AM
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I've used the Arduino Lilypad for a clothing project and it's nice to see there is a smaller verrsion now , wll come in handy for designs with a small footprint!

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Re: I'd love to see a chart with IO
Caleb Kraft   7/29/2013 11:18:40 PM
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the single table idea would be cool but would get so huge. There are so many variations available that it would get very difficult tracking them all down. I wonder if someone has already done it?


If not, maybe we should.

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