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Use Water to Track a Stylus in 3D Space

Check out this novel method of determining absolute position: using a tub of water to track a stylus in a 3D space.

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A New Sensor to See Through Walls

The Walabot is a new 3D imaging sensor that can detect movement and speed, see through walls, and analyze materials to tell you their composition.

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Performance Art Group Translates Touch and Friction into Sound

The performance art group Quimera Rosa has created devices that allow performers to play one another like musical instruments. They use these musical inventions to explore the cybernetic relationships between human bodies and technology. As stated on their website, “We are specially interested in the articulations between art, science, and technology, and their function in the […]

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Monitor the UV Index With UVindeSir

I love the idea of modular sensors that can be plugged into a smartphone. Case in point, the UVindeSir, a tiny UV sensor that can be plugged into a smartphone’s headphone jack and returns the UV Index, temperature, as well as a SPF suggestion, and will remind you to put on some sun block. The […]

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Projects With Ryan Slaugh: Custom Proto Shield

There are a lot of different shields out there for Arduino. However, sometimes there arises a need to make your own. Even more plentiful in the world of electronics are integrated circuits that do a lot of nifty things. Some control output, some input, and some are sensors. In this edition of Projects with Ryan Slaugh I show you how to make your own custom proto shield.

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