Turkeyshield

Yes – it’s true. There is absolutely no item in existence that the Arduino microcontroller platform cannot enhance! Matt stepped up his Thanksgiving experience by adding a plethora of Arduino tech to his pre-cooked holiday centerpiece –

I’m always looking out for new ways to add more shields and components to my Arduino, and this felt like a natural (and festive) experiment, so I gave it a shot: it’s an Arduino, Potentiometer (for user input), accelerometer (to know it’s bearings), and compass (so the turkey’s always facing due north), Lithium Backpack (for mobility of course), and TouchShield Stealth (for output) wired through a fairly large turkey :)

Now he can monitor vital Turkey orientation data with ease – and of course he outlined his process step-by-step – Introducing the 8-bit embedded TurkeyShield

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