Instructables: exploring - technology - lilypad http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:30:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 Arduino Lilypad Slipper Automatic Foot Massager http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Lilypad-Slipper-Automatic-Foot-Massager/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:19:14 PDT
Custom Arduino Micro Quadcopter Concept http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Arduino-Micro-Quadrocopter-Concept/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 15:09:54 PDT
Singing Olaf Bag (Frozen) http://www.instructables.com/id/Singing-Olaf-Bag-Frozen/
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:51:08 PDT
Nursery Rhyme Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Nursery-Rhyme-Hat/
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 09:13:00 PDT
Lilypad Arduino Christmas Sweater with Blinking Lights and Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Lilypad-Arduino-Christmas-Sweater-with-Blinking-Li/
Lilypad Arduino Christmas Sweater with Blinking Lights and Music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/9ZRY/HSVH3S4B/FOQ9ZRYHSVH3S4B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/9ZRY/HSVH3S4B/FOQ9ZRYHSVH3S4B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/9ZRY/HSVH3S4B/FOQ9ZRYHSVH3S4B.SMALL.jpg librarianjd I'm taking a course this semester called Youth and Technology in Libraries, in which I was tasked with designing something using a Lilypad development board.  In the following steps I will walk you through how I created my Christmas sweater with flashing lights and music. Materials 1. Protosnap L...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 08:14:41 PDT
How to make a shooting star dress with LED lights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-shooting-star-dress-with-LED-lights/
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 03:54:47 PDT
LilyPad Arduino Totoro Plush with Umbrella http://www.instructables.com/id/LilyPad-Arduino-Totoro-Plush-with-Umbrella/
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 14:11:37 PDT
Interactive Portraits Using Lilypad Mp3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Portraits-Using-Lilypad-Mp3/
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 22:07:06 PST
Make your own sonic sound scarf! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-sonic-sound-scarf/
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 08:18:54 PST
Arduino Beginner and Basic Electronics Kit Primer http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Beginner-and-Basic-Electronics-Kit-Primer/
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 12:06:25 PDT
Musical and light up felt board http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-and-light-up-felt-board/
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Thu, 2 May 2013 09:46:12 PDT
Accelerometer powered LED dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Accelerometer-powered-LED-dress/
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Wed, 1 May 2013 19:07:04 PDT
LilyPad Arduino Binary Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/LilyPad-Arduino-Binary-Clock/
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Wed, 1 May 2013 10:49:30 PDT
Nama Instrument 1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Nama-Instrument-10/
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Tue, 15 Jan 2013 02:31:20 PST
Arduino FTDI Header http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-FTDI-Header/
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Thu, 25 Oct 2012 18:44:05 PDT
Simon the Octopus http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Octo-Simon-Game/
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Sun, 6 May 2012 01:28:20 PDT
Gas Cap http://www.instructables.com/id/Gas-Cap/
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 21:48:01 PDT
Arduino Sew Easy Wearable Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Sew-Easy-Wearable-Shield/
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Sun, 4 Mar 2012 18:54:25 PST
Giant Leaf Planetarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Leaf-Planetarium/
Giant Leaf Planetarium - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/739K/GRN96QUS/F1S739KGRN96QUS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/739K/GRN96QUS/F1S739KGRN96QUS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/739K/GRN96QUS/F1S739KGRN96QUS.SMALL.jpg t3chnolochic Have you ever wanted a mini-planetarium for your room? Well now you can! This instructable will help you create a fairly portable planetarium leaf that you can put over a bed, a couch, or anywhere else in your house. All you need is an IKEA leaf canopy , some fiber optics, power LEDs, conductive...
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Mon, 22 Aug 2011 16:53:51 PDT
EL Driver Board http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Driver-Board/
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Fri, 5 Aug 2011 10:42:59 PDT
Arduino + LEDs = Binary clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LEDs-Binary-clock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/6GSL/GP2DMI7F/FW86GSLGP2DMI7F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/6GSL/GP2DMI7F/FW86GSLGP2DMI7F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/6GSL/GP2DMI7F/FW86GSLGP2DMI7F.SMALL.jpg duboisvb This project was taken directly from the book "30 Arduino Projects for the Evil Genius" by Simon Monk.  It is described in detail starting on page 159.   Basically the steps I did are: 1. After deciding on the size of 12 by 15 inches, I built a box from scrap wood and then stained it a dark color...
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Sat, 18 Jun 2011 14:06:07 PDT
Find home detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Find-home-detector/
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Thu, 9 Jun 2011 07:11:17 PDT
Beginning Soft Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginning-Soft-Circuits/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/2HF7/GMFIQ41D/F4B2HF7GMFIQ41D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/2HF7/GMFIQ41D/F4B2HF7GMFIQ41D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/2HF7/GMFIQ41D/F4B2HF7GMFIQ41D.SMALL.jpg zazenergy "Beginning Soft Circuits" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 19 different projects to light up your clothes. Learn to make your own sparkling tutu, a turn signal bike jacket, light up leggings and more! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by our creative community...
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Wed, 11 May 2011 15:39:04 PDT
Lightcatcher Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightcatcher-Dress/
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Tue, 3 May 2011 14:00:45 PDT
Smart Pillow... How to make an Alarm Clock Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Pillow-How-to-make-an-Alarm-Clock-Pillow/
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Tue, 15 Mar 2011 00:22:47 PDT
F2 Conditional Diaper Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/F2-Conditional-Diaper-Purse/
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Mon, 14 Mar 2011 23:51:45 PDT
The Motivational Moody Workout T-Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Motivational-Moody-Workout-T-Shirt/
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Thu, 10 Mar 2011 17:10:07 PST
How to make an Emoticon Jacket with LCD screen http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Emoticon-Jacket-with-LCD-screen/
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Thu, 10 Mar 2011 14:42:19 PST
Musical Glove http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Glove/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/I6YK/GKS0SR1S/F5EI6YKGKS0SR1S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/I6YK/GKS0SR1S/F5EI6YKGKS0SR1S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/I6YK/GKS0SR1S/F5EI6YKGKS0SR1S.SMALL.jpg natmatnatmat Using the LilyPad Arduino, a way to create tones in the range of an octave based on thumb positioning. SUPPLIES Black cotton knit glove Conductive thread LilyPad Arduino Sewing needle Piezo speaker SWITCHES 1. Place the LilyPad right side up on the backside of the glove such that pins 5-13 are...
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Wed, 2 Mar 2011 17:36:21 PST
Electromagnet Superhero Glove http://www.instructables.com/id/Electromagnet-Superhero-Glove/
Electromagnet Superhero Glove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/UV2F/GKJF8033/F4WUV2FGKJF8033.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/UV2F/GKJF8033/F4WUV2FGKJF8033.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/UV2F/GKJF8033/F4WUV2FGKJF8033.SMALL.jpg SelkeyMoonbeam For a class assignment, I needed to make something fabric-based which took an Arduino, some programming, and at least two inputs and outputs. After sketching a few different ideas, I hit on this one: an electromagnetic glove for MagnetoGirl. It sprang to life for me, because magnetism is an invisibl...
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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 20:51:12 PST
Snapable Lilypads http://www.instructables.com/id/Snapable-Lilypads/
Snapable Lilypads - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/NUNA/GJQEG2GP/FB8NUNAGJQEG2GP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/NUNA/GJQEG2GP/FB8NUNAGJQEG2GP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/NUNA/GJQEG2GP/FB8NUNAGJQEG2GP.SMALL.gif mizliz My students and I love the LilyPad, but we want to be able to move theLilyPad from project to project without a lot of hassel or having to destroy our handywork. The solution? Add snaps! Parts 1. 30 AWG wire 2. Sewing needle 3. Neoprene-http://foamorder.com/neoprene.html 4. Fabric scissors 5. Fab...
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Mon, 7 Feb 2011 11:29:36 PST
Connecting a textile analog sensor to Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Connecting-a-textile-analog-sensor-to-Arduino/
Connecting a textile analog sensor to Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/0Y2Z/GHFJXGOS/FZD0Y2ZGHFJXGOS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/0Y2Z/GHFJXGOS/FZD0Y2ZGHFJXGOS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/0Y2Z/GHFJXGOS/FZD0Y2ZGHFJXGOS.SMALL.jpg rmarchesi This instructable explains how to connect an analog sensor to the Arduino (in our case will use a Lilypad). Material you will need: - one Lilypad Arduino (www.sparkfun.com) - one FTDI board (www.sparkfun.com) - one USB A to mini B cable (www.sparkfun.com or Radio Shack) - one analog textile press...
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Mon, 13 Dec 2010 03:08:43 PST
Christmas Tree LED Embroidery http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Tree-LED-Embroidery/
Christmas Tree LED Embroidery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/ET5X/GH8AATH4/FLJET5XGH8AATH4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/ET5X/GH8AATH4/FLJET5XGH8AATH4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/ET5X/GH8AATH4/FLJET5XGH8AATH4.SMALL.jpg the_gella Inspired by Becky Stern's Electronic Embroidery Tutorial, this pattern uses LEDs as the string of lights on a felt Christmas tree applique. I've included a tree pattern that fits 8" or 6" embroidery hoops, or you can make your own shape. Materials You will need: Embroidery hoop (8" or 6") ...
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Sat, 4 Dec 2010 18:41:37 PST
Latch-Modified Turn-Signal Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/Latch-Modified-Turn-Signal-Jacket/
Latch-Modified Turn-Signal Jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/V4JB/GGC2U5IY/FHFV4JBGGC2U5IY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/V4JB/GGC2U5IY/FHFV4JBGGC2U5IY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/V4JB/GGC2U5IY/FHFV4JBGGC2U5IY.SMALL.jpg quasiben I, with support from Prof. Kylie Peppler at Indiana University, made a version of Leah Buechley's turn-signal bike jacket.  We added an 8 bit latch to expand 3 pins to 8 (for additional lights), and use those extra pins to light up the left and right arrows.  In this tutorial I will show you so...
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Fri, 12 Nov 2010 08:37:01 PST
Interactive Bee Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Bee-Game/
Interactive Bee Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/E7Y2/GGL754DK/FEKE7Y2GGL754DK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/E7Y2/GGL754DK/FEKE7Y2GGL754DK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/E7Y2/GGL754DK/FEKE7Y2GGL754DK.SMALL.jpg quasiben With the support of Prof. Kylie Peppler and Prof. Joshua Danish we (Benjamin Zaitlen,Alexander Jacobs, and Diane Glosson) built a electronic prototype of the Bee Sign game (explained on the next page).  We used common fabric materials as well as the LilyPad Arduino electronic development platform.  ...
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Fri, 5 Nov 2010 12:22:10 PDT
Programmable LilyPad EL-Wire Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Programmable-LilyPad-EL-Wire-Dress/
Programmable LilyPad EL-Wire Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/6TLA/GCJ0YQAL/FOM6TLAGCJ0YQAL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/6TLA/GCJ0YQAL/FOM6TLAGCJ0YQAL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/6TLA/GCJ0YQAL/FOM6TLAGCJ0YQAL.SMALL.jpg quasiben Nicole A. Wolfersberger and I, with support from Prof. Kylie Peppler at Indiana University, made a LilyPad Arduino-controlled EL-wire dress.  With a few extra components we were able to control the blink frequency of the EL wire.  This introduces the new possibility of controlling the EL wire via se...
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Sat, 14 Aug 2010 22:04:40 PDT
Full Demonstration of all LilyPad components http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-Demonstration-of-all-LilyPad-components/
Full Demonstration of all LilyPad components - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/QG0H/GCJ0Z4FV/FFNQG0HGCJ0Z4FV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/QG0H/GCJ0Z4FV/FFNQG0HGCJ0Z4FV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/QG0H/GCJ0Z4FV/FFNQG0HGCJ0Z4FV.SMALL.jpg quasiben The LilyPad Electronic Platform is an electronic platform designed to be easily sewn into fabric using conductive thread, which provides designers freedom from the traditional construction method of soldering.  The LilyPad consists of 3 sensors (temperature, light, and acceleration), a button board,...
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Fri, 6 Aug 2010 14:20:04 PDT
How to make (and connect) a soft potentiometer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-and-connect-a-soft-potentiometer/
How to make (and connect) a soft potentiometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/Q0CC/GA1BGISL/FASQ0CCGA1BGISL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/Q0CC/GA1BGISL/FASQ0CCGA1BGISL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/Q0CC/GA1BGISL/FASQ0CCGA1BGISL.SMALL.jpg rmarchesi This instructable will tell you how to make and connect a soft potentiometer to a microcontroller, in particular we will connect it to a Lilypad Arduino. In our case soft potentiometer means a potentiometer made of a textile conductive ribbon. What you need: 1. soft conductive textile ribbon. The ...
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Mon, 7 Jun 2010 10:54:19 PDT
Wireless Dance Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Dance-Costume/
Wireless Dance Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/UN02/G8VVDKHR/F9CUN02G8VVDKHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/UN02/G8VVDKHR/F9CUN02G8VVDKHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/UN02/G8VVDKHR/F9CUN02G8VVDKHR.SMALL.jpg quasiben Creating a wearable costume which can transmit wireless data can be a fun and useful, especially for dance performances.  A team of us created a dance shirt which measures arm position (bend sensor) and force on the wrist (pressure sensor). You will need the following: Conductive Thread Li...
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Fri, 7 May 2010 11:26:52 PDT
LilyPad Wrist Band POV http://www.instructables.com/id/LilyPad-Wrist-Band-POV/
LilyPad Wrist Band POV - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/ZU5J/G69MW672/FF3ZU5JG69MW672.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/ZU5J/G69MW672/FF3ZU5JG69MW672.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/ZU5J/G69MW672/FF3ZU5JG69MW672.SMALL.jpg quasiben Persistence of Vision (POV) is the illusion  that an image continues to persist even though the image has changed.   In essence, we are taking advantage of the limitations of the brain-eye processing time.  With a camera we can tune our eye for a longer exposure.  The Lilypad POV (row of LEDs) is a ...
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Wed, 10 Mar 2010 06:31:31 PST
Oh sew stylish - iPod control evening dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Oh-sew-stylish-iPod-control-evening-dress/
Oh sew stylish - iPod control evening dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/V8Y0/G3TDWHVU/FHNV8Y0G3TDWHVU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/V8Y0/G3TDWHVU/FHNV8Y0G3TDWHVU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/V8Y0/G3TDWHVU/FHNV8Y0G3TDWHVU.SMALL.jpg aniomagic "Bright Patches" is a lovely silk halter-back evening dress by Lynne Bruning.   Gorgeous, yes? Now look closely. Notice anything...?   Now why would we ask such a question?  Remember, Aniomagic is about stylishly blending electronics with fashion.   After studying this project, you'll be able to dra...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2010 10:48:21 PST
Arduino Lilypad Interactive Passion Sensing Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Lilypad-Interactive-Passion-Sensing-Scarf/
Arduino Lilypad Interactive Passion Sensing Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/4DGG/G3IE4KRP/F4S4DGGG3IE4KRP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/4DGG/G3IE4KRP/F4S4DGGG3IE4KRP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/4DGG/G3IE4KRP/F4S4DGGG3IE4KRP.SMALL.jpg ArduinoFun This was my first time working with an Arduino Lilypad. I have been wanting to try something that dealt with soft circuits for awhile now. This project is what I came up with. The concept is based off my friend Ethan Dicks from theFusefactory.org's emergent Sheep Sculpture project. The  Lilypad Int...
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Mon, 28 Dec 2009 11:18:34 PST
Weight Sensing Tote Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Weight-Sensing-Tote-Bag/
Weight Sensing Tote Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/R49E/G33OQ6E4/FYYR49EG33OQ6E4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/R49E/G33OQ6E4/FYYR49EG33OQ6E4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/R49E/G33OQ6E4/FYYR49EG33OQ6E4.SMALL.jpg markaleung This instructable is for a weight sensing bag. It helps people who carry a lot in their bags and improves on scales by providing constant ambient feedback and an automatic warning alert for excess weight.  How it works It works by using a force sensitive resistor to measure how much the strap is pre...
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Sun, 13 Dec 2009 19:08:14 PST
Acorn Chime http://www.instructables.com/id/Acorn-Chime/
Acorn Chime - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/LQH7/FZWXPDYU/FOBLQH7FZWXPDYU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/LQH7/FZWXPDYU/FOBLQH7FZWXPDYU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/LQH7/FZWXPDYU/FOBLQH7FZWXPDYU.SMALL.jpg Plusea By: Charlie DeTar, Christina Xu, Boris Kizelshteyn, Hannah Perner-WilsonA digital wind chime with hanging acorns. Sound is produced by a remote speaker, and data about chime strikes is uploaded to Pachube. Brainstorming for a device that would represent ourselves Our goal was to come up with a p...
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Mon, 28 Sep 2009 21:14:36 PDT
LilyPad Arduino Blinking Bike Safety Patch http://www.instructables.com/id/LilyPad-Arduino-Blinking-Bike-Safety-Patch/
LilyPad Arduino Blinking Bike Safety Patch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/TVLA/FT7PQYDN/FRQTVLAFT7PQYDN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/TVLA/FT7PQYDN/FRQTVLAFT7PQYDN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/TVLA/FT7PQYDN/FRQTVLAFT7PQYDN.SMALL.gif bekathwia I made this embroidered patch in a different instructable, but here I'll show you how to add flashing LEDs to your backpack for fun and safety. I used a LilyPad Arduino with a rechargeable lithium-polymer battery for flatness and re-usability. The LEDs blink in a marquee pattern, two at a time, in p...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2009 08:18:34 PDT
soundie: a musical touch-sensitive light-up hoodie http://www.instructables.com/id/musical-conductivity-detecting-light-up-hoodie/
soundie: a musical touch-sensitive light-up hoodie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/XAKA/FSPRPZZR/FLJXAKAFSPRPZZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/XAKA/FSPRPZZR/FLJXAKAFSPRPZZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/XAKA/FSPRPZZR/FLJXAKAFSPRPZZR.SMALL.jpg kanjun This tutorial will show you how to create a garment that changes its behavior depending on how conductive you are. It detects conductivity through iron-on conductive fabric that we will use, and it will light up and sing different notes depending on how you touch the conductive fabric. We'll be usin...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2009 13:35:34 PDT
Bats Have Feelings Too http://www.instructables.com/id/Bats-Have-Feelings-Too/
Bats Have Feelings Too - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/RKSP/FNNK18U2/F5ARKSPFNNK18U2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/RKSP/FNNK18U2/F5ARKSPFNNK18U2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/RKSP/FNNK18U2/F5ARKSPFNNK18U2.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning Sonar garment to assist the visually impaired with navigating the built environment. Made from Lilypad main board, LV-MaxSonar ultrasonic range finder and a LilyPad vibeboard. The range finder can be set to locate a solid object X distance in front of the user and turn the vibeboard on alerting the ...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2008 08:48:14 PST
Open Heart & LilyPad Arduino Brooch http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-Heart-amp-LilyPad-Arduino-Brooch/
Open Heart & LilyPad Arduino Brooch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/ZWKF/FMSGGY1O/FL2ZWKFFMSGGY1O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/ZWKF/FMSGGY1O/FL2ZWKFFMSGGY1O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/ZWKF/FMSGGY1O/FL2ZWKFFMSGGY1O.SMALL.jpg bekathwia Here's how to combine Jimmie Rogers' Open Heart Kit with a LilyPad Arduino microcontroller board to make an animating LED heart brooch.Here's a video of it in action: Materials:Open Heart kit or make your ownLilyPad ArduinoLilyPad AAA power boardconductive threadscraps of fabricembroidery flosshot g...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2008 17:41:40 PDT