Rapid Prototyping, using Foamboard for wearable technology
I wanted to start our Interaction Design sessions this year with a high-energy session. More than that, I wanted to encourage
This super cool little OLED screen, 128 x 32 is YELLOW! I haven’t come across the yellow ones before and I’m a big
TFT Tips, how to get your TFT to work for you!
Hey – So I’ve been using the lovely TFT screens for some projects lately. Have you used these before? I’m us
Add an external reset button on the Gemma M0 board.
I recently created a wearable project and the Gemma M0 board was on the inside of the wearable. However, I needed the ability
Getting your shiny new ESP32 ready to use with Arduino
To use the ESP32 board we need to do a few steps first. First make sure you have an Espressif ESP32 board (have a look around,
How to make neopixel jewellery, a colour sensing, fun wearable
This neopixel jewellery wearable tutorial takes inspiration from a tutorial on Adafruit to make a neopixel manicure. I loved t
How to install a Library in Arduino (1.8 onwards), using Library Manager
The library manager you will use a lot when you’re making fun projects with Arduino. Libraries provide your sketches wit
How do I use the Library Manager in the beta Arduino IDE (2.0.0 beta.11)?
An quick guide to installing a library in the beta version of Arduino.
Easy to use ‘over the air’ OTA (wifi) to program your ESP32!
This is an information post mostly for myself – I spent a lot of time trying to program my ESP32 using the OTA functiona
OLED & Arduino Heaven
I posted images online of prototypes I had been working on, and Marcelo Souza commented about trying an OLED. I had thought ab
Breaking up Arduino: how to make your own arduino!
I’ve been looking at breaking out the ATMEGA328P-PU chip (that is used in many Arduino boards) to be able to reduce the
Secret Deposit Box, read the secrets of others & share yours
The context for this piece was to create something that would have engagement and appeal to someone who would use it. Ultimate
PICAXE for Wearables, a hookup & using guide
I’m looking at an Electro-Fashion sewable PICAXE control board from Kitronik. There are a few wearable systems now that
Uploading a sketch: Arduino
There are only a few steps involved in running a sketch on an Arduino board, and this post will take you through it step-by-st
Slow Technology: Programming the Interface
This post examines The interface described will be coded using Xcode, using the interface builder (fig. 20) section of Xcode a