Instructables: exploring - technology - lilypad http://www.instructables.com Sun, 2 Aug 2015 20:10:13 PDT BLOX v1.01 Interactive Gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Gloves/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 07:47:09 PDT
Bionic Iron Man Glove http://www.instructables.com/id/Bionic-Iron-Man-Glove/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 05:14:00 PDT
Snap together Arduino circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Snap-together-Arduino-circuits/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:58:05 PDT
The High Five Game http://www.instructables.com/id/The-High-Five-Game/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:03:16 PDT
Starry Night Play Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Starry-Night-Play-Tent/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:55:51 PDT
S.H.I.E.L.D/HYDRA T-Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/SHIELDHYDRA-T-Shirt/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:26:17 PDT
Iron Man Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Arc-Reactor-11/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 11:08:37 PST
Light Sensor Star Wars Coat (Pop It Like It's Hoth) http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensor-Star-Wars-Coat-Pop-It-Like-Its-Hoth/
Light Sensor Star Wars Coat (Pop It Like It's Hoth) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/FPWW/I45HJIQL/F66FPWWI45HJIQL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/FPWW/I45HJIQL/F66FPWWI45HJIQL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/FPWW/I45HJIQL/F66FPWWI45HJIQL.SMALL.jpg melarky This is a fun project that uses an Arduino Lilypad along with a light sensor and buzzer to play the star wars theme when the collar of a Chewbacca coat is flipped up, and then stops when the collar is put back down.I'm going to split this into 2 different parts, the coat (a knit Chewbacca themed sta...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 17:24:51 PST
DIY Homemade Portable Arduino Coffee Coaster with Temperature Indicator LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Hey-Im-ready-to-drink/
DIY Homemade Portable Arduino Coffee Coaster with Temperature Indicator LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/60UK/I3THGVRM/F9G60UKI3THGVRM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/60UK/I3THGVRM/F9G60UKI3THGVRM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/60UK/I3THGVRM/F9G60UKI3THGVRM.SMALL.jpg pelegren Many things happen just by drinking coffee. Big business successful ideas come out while people are chatting having coffee. I love having coffee especially when I'm in the office. I'm pretty sure everyone out there loves coffee. But when I make coffee, i can't drink it straight away because it is to...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:15:10 PST
Anxiety Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Anxiety-Necklace/
Anxiety Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/97NE/I2XTPIHY/FO197NEI2XTPIHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/97NE/I2XTPIHY/FO197NEI2XTPIHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/97NE/I2XTPIHY/FO197NEI2XTPIHY.SMALL.jpg lcospina This necklace displays a person's anxiety level according to body temperature. There is a temperature sensor placed on the back of the neck to get accurate readings. According to these readings, the RGB LED placed within the necklace locket will light up in different colours.For this project, the li...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:59:46 PST
Jingle Bells Ugly Xmas sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/Jingle-Bells-Ugly-Xmas-sweater/
Jingle Bells Ugly Xmas sweater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/IVKG/I2XIE623/FJUIVKGI2XIE623.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/IVKG/I2XIE623/FJUIVKGI2XIE623.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/IVKG/I2XIE623/FJUIVKGI2XIE623.SMALL.jpg lcospina Merry Christmas! Get a Very Ugly Christmas Sweater I got mine from Value Village for $10 Get a lilyPad Arduino and speaker perfect for wearables! Also, get some conductive wire, or string 6 LED lights if you create loops with the wire, they are perfect for sewing in. Code! Here is the Co...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:25:13 PST
Accelerometer Controlled Light Gauntlets http://www.instructables.com/id/Accelerometer-Controlled-Light-Gauntlets/
Accelerometer Controlled Light Gauntlets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/WM4T/I1WHE7QL/FSOWM4TI1WHE7QL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/WM4T/I1WHE7QL/FSOWM4TI1WHE7QL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/WM4T/I1WHE7QL/FSOWM4TI1WHE7QL.SMALL.jpg palladias This Halloween, I decided to be Alina Starkov from the Grisha Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo. In the books, she's the one and only Sun Summoner, doing magic with light and heat. Since those powers were beyond me, I put together a set of Arduino-controlled gauntlets instead, that would light up on gesture...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:50:30 PDT
The Finger Drums http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Finger-Drums/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:26:16 PDT
Flashlight Tag with Lilypad http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashlight-Tag-with-Lilypad/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 17:12:16 PDT
Twinkle LED Dance Party Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Twinkle-LED-Dance-Party-Skirt/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:33:27 PDT
Vibrating Poro from League of Legends http://www.instructables.com/id/Vibrating-Poro-from-League-of-Legends/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:45:49 PDT
DIY Steps of ICStation Lilypad PCB Circuit Board Compatible Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Steps-of-ICStation-Lilypad-PCB-Circuit-Board-C/
DIY Steps of ICStation Lilypad PCB Circuit Board Compatible Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/0OJ2/HWX4EASO/FOB0OJ2HWX4EASO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/0OJ2/HWX4EASO/FOB0OJ2HWX4EASO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/0OJ2/HWX4EASO/FOB0OJ2HWX4EASO.SMALL.jpg ICStation ICStation team introduce you the DIY process of ICStation Lilypad compatible Arduino in details.You can follow us to DIY your own Lilypad.You need following components:ICStation PCB Board Lilypad PCB Circuit Board Compatible ArduinoLilypad Component Bag Electronic Element BagsListing:ATMEGA328P-AU T...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 00:21:18 PDT
How to make a remote controlled Robotic Hand with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Controlled-Robotic-Hand/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:13:48 PDT
Alligator clip jumper wire for LilyPad Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Alligator-clip-jumper-wire/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 19:35:05 PDT
Catchin' time http://www.instructables.com/id/Catchin-time/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 05:04:30 PDT
Robot Casing http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Casing/
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Fri, 2 May 2014 10:45:58 PDT
Slow-to-fast twinkling stars blanket (using conductive patches) http://www.instructables.com/id/Slow-to-fast-twinkling-stars-blanket-using-conduct/
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 22:36:40 PDT
Light sensored paper crane mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-censored-paper-crane-mobile/
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 18:57:57 PDT
Arduino LilyPad Duck Dynasty Hoodie with sound and LED lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LilyPad-Duck-Dynasty-Hoodie-with-sound-and/
Arduino LilyPad Duck Dynasty Hoodie with sound and LED lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/HIIL/HUFW5U0Q/FWOHIILHUFW5U0Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/HIIL/HUFW5U0Q/FWOHIILHUFW5U0Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/HIIL/HUFW5U0Q/FWOHIILHUFW5U0Q.SMALL.jpg CaitJohnson I made a Duck Dynasty themed hoodie with a LilyPad Arduino that has 3 zipper sensor switches to activate 3 different actions/programs on the back of the hoodie. The zipper is the key to activating these switches so when the zipper is touching a switch it triggers that specific action/program. The Fi...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 00:53:13 PDT
Turn Signal Suspenders http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Signal-Suspenders/
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 22:08:18 PDT
How to Make an Interactive, Blinking Fabric Map of the United States http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Interactive-Blinking-Fabric-Map-of-/
How to Make an Interactive, Blinking Fabric Map of the United States - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/VLVU/HULS7QE4/F8VVLVUHULS7QE4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/VLVU/HULS7QE4/F8VVLVUHULS7QE4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/VLVU/HULS7QE4/F8VVLVUHULS7QE4.SMALL.jpg kelsinki As you can see, I attached a fabric map of the United States to a canvas, with lights wired to a Lilypad USB on the back of the canvas. I then connected a long string with a snap to a positive pin on the Lilypad and connected each light to a different snap. So when the snap is affixed to different f...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 21:52:39 PDT
Posture Awareness Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Posture-Awareness-Sensor/
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 16:30:49 PDT
Musical Exercise: Workout Shirt MP3 Player Powered by Exercise http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Exercise-Workout-Shirt-MP3-Player-Powered-/
Musical Exercise: Workout Shirt MP3 Player Powered by Exercise - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/MYZN/HUJ96T1T/FMEMYZNHUJ96T1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/MYZN/HUJ96T1T/FMEMYZNHUJ96T1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/MYZN/HUJ96T1T/FMEMYZNHUJ96T1T.SMALL.jpg bbrodsky People love listening to music while exercising. Music provides the motivation needed for individuals to keep exerting energy and get in shape. So, because people enjoy listening to music while exercising, what if an MP3 player only played an individual's music while they are active? Using music as ...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 02:22:27 PDT
LilyPad Arduino Sensor Demo Mat http://www.instructables.com/id/LilyPad-Arduino-Sensor-Demo-Mat/
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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 09:06:27 PDT
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/
Singing Olaf Bag (Frozen) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/PIW1/HSVGH2HO/FL6PIW1HSVGH2HO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/PIW1/HSVGH2HO/FL6PIW1HSVGH2HO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/PIW1/HSVGH2HO/FL6PIW1HSVGH2HO.SMALL.jpg librarianmarli For my children and technology class, we were challenged to make a product using a Lilypad Arduino. I am currently obsessed with the movie Frozen, so I decided to create something using one of the most iconic characters of the movie, Olaf. I used a blank, reusable grocery bag and created a picture...
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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/
LilyPad Arduino Binary Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/12ML/HFWSU5NP/F2S12MLHFWSU5NP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/12ML/HFWSU5NP/F2S12MLHFWSU5NP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/12ML/HFWSU5NP/F2S12MLHFWSU5NP.SMALL.jpg treshad LilyPad Arduino Binary Clock instructions! List of materials: LilyPad Arduino 328 Main Board - $21.95 https://www.sparkfun.com/products/9266 LilyPad FTDI Basic Breakout - $14.95 https://www.sparkfun.com/products/10275 Mini USB cord - $3.95 May already have one of these from a cell phone or camer...
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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/
Gas Cap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/AMYR/H1JU59IO/FY0AMYRH1JU59IO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/AMYR/H1JU59IO/FY0AMYRH1JU59IO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/AMYR/H1JU59IO/FY0AMYRH1JU59IO.SMALL.jpg Qtechknow Since you've gotten into electronics, haven't you wondered if there is a fart sensor out there?  I sure did.  I discovered that if you use a methane sensor, especially the MQ-4, even at very low concentrations, it reads farts.  What if you combined that into a hat with an LED Bar Graph and a XBee?  ...
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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