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  • How Makers Can Use IoT to Help the Environment

    How Makers Can Use IoT to Help the Environment - News 07 Feb '17, 3pm

    On the individual scale, you can build your own IoT project for water sustainability using our very own Soil Moisture Sensor . One of the biggest ways in which we mismanage water usage is through over-watering plants and agriculture. The soil sensor features two large exposed pads tha...

  • Build a connected bear (ok, or bunny) that will alert you via email when your loved one squeezes it.

    IoTuesday: Build-a-(Connected)Bear! - News 17 Jan '17, 5pm

    //Connect Bunny, By: Melissa Felderman for Spark Fun Electronics. //int led = D7; // Uses inbuilt LED int myLED = D7; int pushButton = D1; // Push button is connected to D1 // This routine runs only once upon reset void setup() { //pinMode(led, OUTPUT); // Initialize D7 pin as output ...

  • Start something: a celebration of our community, and the reason we're here.

    Start Something - News 23 Jan '17, 5pm

    To help connect this world and community, I ask friends and family whether they’re familiar with the Homebrew Computer Club story – the early computer hobbyist group in Silicon Valley responsible for starting something in the late 70’s and early 80’s. Once the connection is made, I as...

  • Six new project and concept tutorials you can use with the Sewable Electronics Kit and LilyMini:

    New Year, New LilyPad! - News 11 Jan '17, 3pm

    concept was originally developed at SparkFun by our QC director, Pete Lewis. There are currently six LilyPad products that use this format: ProtoSnap - LilyPad E-Sewing Kit , ProtoSnap - LilyTwinkle , Firefly Jar Kit , ProtoSnap - LilyPad Development Simple , ProtoSnap - LilyPad Devel...

  • Want some sweet funding you need for your project to get off the ground? @sparkfun recognizes that need:

    Community Partnership Program - News 17 Jan '17, 1am

    We get a lot of requests to help out some really cool projects, programs and organizations. We’ve been able to get involved here and there over the years and we’ve gotten to see some incredible work from our community, but now we’re getting official! Our Community Partnership team her...

  • Supports Immigration - News 30 Jan '17, 5pm

    We as Americans have long paper trails (birth certificates, school records, immunization recorders, etc.). It is difficult for use to understand that these records (many times) do not exist in countries like Iraq or Iran. Many of the UN validation amounts to taking names and pictures ...

  • Enginursday: Sound Wave Printing - News 05 Jan '17, 2pm

    My original soundwave SWIM (sequential wave imprinting machine) printed the soundwave in perfect alignment with the real world; for augmented reality, alignment is important, e.g. it must be lined up with reality, and you can even take useful measurements from it, such as the speed-of...

  • Intel® Edison Hardware Pack - COM-13187 - 14 Jan '17, 11am

    This is a Hardware Pack for the Intel® Edison, with this set you will be provided with increased mechanical strength for stacking Blocks. Each Hardware Pack includes ten M2x3mm standoffs, six M2x3mm screws, and six M2 nuts. With this set of hardware you will be able to secure three Bl...

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