Instructables: exploring - technology - touch http://www.instructables.com Mon, 21 Apr 2014 05:57:13 PDT BLOX v1.01 IR Sensor Button http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Sensor-Button/
IR Sensor Button - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/F5PT/HTVMPR44/FEQF5PTHTVMPR44.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/F5PT/HTVMPR44/FEQF5PTHTVMPR44.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/F5PT/HTVMPR44/FEQF5PTHTVMPR44.SMALL.jpg ARPix This is an easy way to make a infrared sensor button with the Arduino. This example shows a infrared sensor button with an integrated light. If you touch the surface then the button lights red. Touch the surface again, then the light turns off. The first image is a design example. Youtube:...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 14:30:06 PDT
Make an Oscilloscope Using the SainSmart Mega2560 with the TFT LCD shield and the 3.5 "color touch screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Oscilloscope-Using-the-SainSmart-Mega2560-/
Make an Oscilloscope Using the SainSmart Mega2560 with the TFT LCD shield and the 3.5 "color touch screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/0H0V/HTVDY4H4/FS80H0VHTVDY4H4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/0H0V/HTVDY4H4/FS80H0VHTVDY4H4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/0H0V/HTVDY4H4/FS80H0VHTVDY4H4.SMALL.jpg johnag This instructable will show you how to build a portable Touch Screen Oscilloscope for less than 40 U$! The oscilloscope is one of the most powerful  electronic instruments that is available to electronics hobbyist, experimenters, and engineers. It is mainly used  to measue time-varying signals. Any...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:11:59 PDT
Arduino as a Proximity Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Donut-Protection-Device-Advanced-Arduino-Technique/
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 01:24:03 PDT
Touch Sensitive Audio Desk Trays- Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-trays/
Touch Sensitive Audio Desk Trays- Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/8MTX/HU18LH5A/FOA8MTXHU18LH5A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/8MTX/HU18LH5A/FOA8MTXHU18LH5A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/8MTX/HU18LH5A/FOA8MTXHU18LH5A.SMALL.jpg roshenac After having completed my first Arduino project (which can be found here) I wanted to try and create something that had more of a practical use. My idea behind this project was a way of aiding the visually impaired. By the end of this project you will have created some touch sensitive desk tray...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 10:04:01 PDT
Assistive Touch http://www.instructables.com/id/Assistive-Touch/
Assistive Touch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/Y31S/HRI97PFH/FE7Y31SHRI97PFH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/Y31S/HRI97PFH/FE7Y31SHRI97PFH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/Y31S/HRI97PFH/FE7Y31SHRI97PFH.SMALL.jpg Bobey Have you ever broken the home button of your apple? Well if you have here us a great instructable. Setting Go to settings and press general. Accessibility Scroll down and press accessibility. Touch Time Scroll down and press assistive touch. On Turn it on. Assistive touch allows you t...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 20:23:31 PST
Arduino home automation, Automatic door opene http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-door-opener/
Arduino home automation, Automatic door opene - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/05VY/HRH0Y0IP/FA305VYHRH0Y0IP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/05VY/HRH0Y0IP/FA305VYHRH0Y0IP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/05VY/HRH0Y0IP/FA305VYHRH0Y0IP.SMALL.jpg Saral Tayal I had an idea to make a simple, and easy to use door opener with a geared motor a couple of years ago. At that time I did not have the knowledge to make a door opener. This winter break I felt optimistic and, gave it a shot. I am making this instructable, as simple ways to make this online, and al...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 23:42:45 PST
Creating your First Multi-touch Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-your-First-Multi-touch-Table/
Creating your First Multi-touch Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/OPS8/HQ4QHABO/FH7OPS8HQ4QHABO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/OPS8/HQ4QHABO/FH7OPS8HQ4QHABO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/OPS8/HQ4QHABO/FH7OPS8HQ4QHABO.SMALL.jpg Jamaal_7lna It has been a long time since I've contributed to this website--going on to a year almost--I was trying to accomplish a personal goal that was in the making since my early high school years. This instructable has taken 2 years of independent research and setbacks, but it is finally here. I present t...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 00:58:41 PST
RGB LED color mixing touch toy for kids http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-color-mixing-touch-toy-for-kids/
RGB LED color mixing touch toy for kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/EMNH/HPXOVO5M/F90EMNHHPXOVO5M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/EMNH/HPXOVO5M/F90EMNHHPXOVO5M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/EMNH/HPXOVO5M/F90EMNHHPXOVO5M.SMALL.jpg whalescwh I want to create an interactive toy for my kids to play with me. We hold hands together then the RGB LED shows different colors. Hold tighter or lighter, or touch different parts of other's body will show different colors. i.e. different brightness of red, green and blue will mix a completely new co...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 01:33:18 PST
Super Easy Capacitive Touch Stylus http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Capacitive-Touch-Stylus/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/NYYV/HP3CUJ77/F1INYYVHP3CUJ77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/NYYV/HP3CUJ77/F1INYYVHP3CUJ77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/NYYV/HP3CUJ77/F1INYYVHP3CUJ77.SMALL.jpg ccronkhite I stumbled on this completely by chance. I was listening to music on my phone at work one day and the cord on my headphones kept touching the screen and causing it to swipe and click on all kinds of stuff. When I got home I pulled out some old headphones and tried them out. Every ipod/phone cord I t...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 10:46:20 PST
Multitouch Music Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Multitouch-Music-Controller/
Multitouch Music Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/QDPE/HOHYOI88/FGXQDPEHOHYOI88.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/QDPE/HOHYOI88/FGXQDPEHOHYOI88.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/QDPE/HOHYOI88/FGXQDPEHOHYOI88.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei This project is an Arduino-powered infrared touchscreen / coffee-table interface that I've been using to control various music and graphics applications on my computer. This is an old project that I've recently had time to go back and document/fix up; this project is a little more special to me than...
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 14:58:31 PST
Printing Circuits with Conductive Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Printing-Circuits-with-Conductive-Paint/
Printing Circuits with Conductive Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/4PS2/HLZRVEAZ/FPM4PS2HLZRVEAZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/4PS2/HLZRVEAZ/FPM4PS2HLZRVEAZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/4PS2/HLZRVEAZ/FPM4PS2HLZRVEAZ.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei After making a flexible circuit, I wanted to experiment with other ways of working with conductive paint.  I saw this project posted by the people who make Bare Conductive paint and I had the idea to try to create a circuit on paper using lithography.  This is just a sample project I tried, it's a f...
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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 00:49:15 PDT
The Blue Meth Throne Charging dock for iphone / Android http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Blue-Meth-Throne-Charging-dock-for-iphone-Andr/
The Blue Meth Throne Charging dock for iphone / Android - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/T2LR/HP6885J0/FA6T2LRHP6885J0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/T2LR/HP6885J0/FA6T2LRHP6885J0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/T2LR/HP6885J0/FA6T2LRHP6885J0.SMALL.jpg mstyle183 We are in the process of creating a line of very unique charging stations that will allow you to show off your true nerd inside. This one is the 1st of our line that we created that we think any true fan will like and no lawyer will destroy. This idea came from watching two of our favorite shows.. ...
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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 17:01:07 PDT
paper touch switch circuit HACK http://www.instructables.com/id/paper-touch-switch-circuit-HACK/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/WKDL/HKDHILEG/FIFWKDLHKDHILEG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/WKDL/HKDHILEG/FIFWKDLHKDHILEG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/WKDL/HKDHILEG/FIFWKDLHKDHILEG.SMALL.jpg karthick robo paper touch switch HACK using paper transistor  DIY
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 10:26:24 PDT
Solar and AC rechargeable touch light http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-and-AC-rechargeable-touch-light/
Solar and AC rechargeable touch light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/F8O8/HJ1XIZKJ/FN1F8O8HJ1XIZKJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/F8O8/HJ1XIZKJ/FN1F8O8HJ1XIZKJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/F8O8/HJ1XIZKJ/FN1F8O8HJ1XIZKJ.SMALL.jpg tech savvy Hi There , here's my latest project that I thought I would share ,  the solar and ac rechargeable touch light , in my last project I showed you how to make a touch switch out of a 555 timer , this project your going to need to look at how I made the touch switch first in the last project before we ...
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Fri, 12 Jul 2013 19:48:19 PDT
The simplest touch switch http://www.instructables.com/id/The-simplest-touch-switch/
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Fri, 12 Jul 2013 13:43:23 PDT
How To play gba color pokemon with wiimote on ipod touch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-play-gba-color-pokemon-with-wiimote-on-ipod/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/DB0V/HIEV1T34/FL5DB0VHIEV1T34.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/DB0V/HIEV1T34/FL5DB0VHIEV1T34.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/DB0V/HIEV1T34/FL5DB0VHIEV1T34.SMALL.jpg donovan2themax5 First get a jailbroken ipod. next, download gba emulator. next, click scan for wiimotes and click the calibration button on back of wiimote. now go onto pokemon and play
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Wed, 26 Jun 2013 12:39:48 PDT
iPad mini inside of a Macintosh SE retro old classic http://www.instructables.com/id/iPad-mini-inside-of-a-Macintosh-SE-retro-old-class/
iPad mini inside of a Macintosh SE retro old classic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/63UP/HHS5HIIK/F7P63UPHHS5HIIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/63UP/HHS5HIIK/F7P63UPHHS5HIIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/63UP/HHS5HIIK/F7P63UPHHS5HIIK.SMALL.jpg tderose1 I mounted an iPad mini inside of an old retro Macintosh SE. I also included a small pair of computer speakers.  I had seen other projects similar to this but they all used a regular iPad which I think is too big because the edges are cut off, and they were also docks for the iPad.  There was a big s...
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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 15:11:10 PDT
How to make a Capacitive touch pad. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Capacitive-touch-pad/
How to make a Capacitive touch pad. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/8OB2/HH2W00UM/FUK8OB2HH2W00UM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/8OB2/HH2W00UM/FUK8OB2HH2W00UM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/8OB2/HH2W00UM/FUK8OB2HH2W00UM.SMALL.jpg SuperTech-IT There's lots of projects out there for using Capacitive touch sensors. This instructable was inspired by someone who made a capacitive touch Arduino piano. The problem is how to easily make a touch pad, especially if you want a thin or flexible pad or don't know how to solder. Here is my solution t...
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Wed, 29 May 2013 10:54:25 PDT
IPod Touch/IPad Stylus http://www.instructables.com/id/IPod-TouchIPad-Stylus/
IPod Touch/IPad Stylus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/ABJI/HGH70CEW/FA8ABJIHGH70CEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/ABJI/HGH70CEW/FA8ABJIHGH70CEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/ABJI/HGH70CEW/FA8ABJIHGH70CEW.SMALL.jpg Volcora Okay, I have been dying for a stylus of some sort, but I can't buy one and apparently all the really good homemade ones need conductive foam, which I don't have, and can't buy. So I looked on the Internet to see how to make one, and they're pretty simple-with one problem. They don't seem to work, at...
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Wed, 8 May 2013 22:21:16 PDT
Turn Your ipod Touch 5th Generation To Iphone 5 (well sort of) http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-ipod-Touch-5th-Generation-To-Iphone-5/
Turn Your ipod Touch 5th Generation To Iphone 5 (well sort of) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/R9UA/HFSHUT2P/FY7R9UAHFSHUT2P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/R9UA/HFSHUT2P/FY7R9UAHFSHUT2P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/R9UA/HFSHUT2P/FY7R9UAHFSHUT2P.SMALL.jpg dporiua1 hello this is actually my first instructables so i'le be more than happy for your criticism iphone 5 and ipod 5g both have 4 inch (1136*640) retina display but the thing that really makes iphone different is the A6 processor And THE ABILITY TO CALL or send TEXT today i'm going to add a huge stone to...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 09:58:48 PDT
TURF Charging Station! - iPod/iPhone http://www.instructables.com/id/TURF-Charging-Station-iPodiPhone/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/TXB6/HFSH4WRJ/FRUTXB6HFSH4WRJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/TXB6/HFSH4WRJ/FRUTXB6HFSH4WRJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/TXB6/HFSH4WRJ/FRUTXB6HFSH4WRJ.SMALL.jpg Sreyo Hey guys! Today I'm gonna be showing you my custom made turf charging station for my iPod Touch! I made it using A two-by-four, nails, stain, and A sample from the local Lowes. Then I just built the box, stained it, drilled a hole in the back, put the turf in, and it was ready to go! If you want t...
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 17:34:08 PDT
Put a screen protector on smartphone screen NO AIR BUBBLES! http://www.instructables.com/id/Put-a-screen-protector-on-smartphone-screen-NO-AIR/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/RJA2/HFBK94DF/FJ1RJA2HFBK94DF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/RJA2/HFBK94DF/FJ1RJA2HFBK94DF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/RJA2/HFBK94DF/FJ1RJA2HFBK94DF.SMALL.jpg benben247 Install an  lcd screen protector on your iphone, lumia, samsung etc without getting air bubbles, this happens when dust or air is trapped under the film. One must clean clean and clean the screen until there are no smears etc on the screen then apply the protection according to the instructions then...
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 08:18:20 PDT
Control An RGB LED With Your iDevice! http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-An-RGB-LED-With-Your-iDevice/
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Sun, 7 Apr 2013 19:32:27 PDT
3D Printing a 4,000 year old Pyramid Puzzle & a Twisted Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-a-4000-year-old-Pyramid-Puzzle-a-Tw/
3D Printing a 4,000 year old Pyramid Puzzle & a Twisted Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/T18U/HERLT8AI/FDYT18UHERLT8AI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/T18U/HERLT8AI/FDYT18UHERLT8AI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/T18U/HERLT8AI/FDYT18UHERLT8AI.SMALL.jpg SolidWorksMagi I use SolidWorks to design robot parts 'n kits 'n many other things.  I also use SolidWorks to teach SolidWorks! 3D Printing a 4,000 year old Pyramid Puzzle ... this lesson will take you through the most basic starter lessons of SolidWorks to get you started designing your own neat stuff.  The 2-Pi...
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 12:17:27 PDT
Make any gloves touchscreen friendly http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-any-gloves-touchscreen-friendly/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/TAFY/HEBNHL53/FL7TAFYHEBNHL53.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/TAFY/HEBNHL53/FL7TAFYHEBNHL53.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/TAFY/HEBNHL53/FL7TAFYHEBNHL53.SMALL.jpg killerjackalope So I've seen this done using all sorts, conductive thread, foil, conductive foam...  I thought conductive paint would be worth a shot, the result is certainly easier to use than the foil/foam ideas...  Though it does mean having black fingertips on your gloves. I found I had to paint the thumb twi...
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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 17:11:56 PDT
Using NXT Components with a Micro Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-LEGO-NXT-sensors-and-motors-with-a-non-/
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Thu, 7 Mar 2013 11:39:12 PST
iPod Touch - Sound Amplifier Accesory http://www.instructables.com/id/iPod-Touch-Sound-Amplifier-Accesory/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/1L5K/HCJODF1Z/FC41L5KHCJODF1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/1L5K/HCJODF1Z/FC41L5KHCJODF1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/1L5K/HCJODF1Z/FC41L5KHCJODF1Z.SMALL.jpg Sreyo So when I was looking through random iPod gadgets, I had a big horn on it that supposedly amplified the sound and directed it towards you. Well, I thought to myself, "Why don't I just make my own?" And that's exactly what I did. And it turned out great! It does amplify the sound by quite a bit and ...
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Sun, 3 Feb 2013 17:18:33 PST
TouchPass: RFID Password Entry http://www.instructables.com/id/TouchPass-RFID-Password-Entry/
TouchPass: RFID Password Entry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/T9DW/HCB8TK61/F8UT9DWHCB8TK61.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/T9DW/HCB8TK61/F8UT9DWHCB8TK61.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/T9DW/HCB8TK61/F8UT9DWHCB8TK61.SMALL.jpg alecnotalex You're supposed to have complex passwords. You're supposed to have passwords that aren't "12345" or "password." You're supposed to have different passwords for each one of you're accounts, but let's face it- every single one of your passwords is "qwerty." Everyone wants a unique super-secure 20-char...
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 19:06:17 PST
Tactile keyboard / game controller with Arduino and Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/Tactile-keyboard-game-controller-with-Arduino-an/
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Sun, 13 Jan 2013 08:40:35 PST
LED "Handful of Hearts" Gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Handful-of-Hearts-Gloves/
LED "Handful of Hearts" Gloves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/MTVI/HAQ2Z3JG/F4UMTVIHAQ2Z3JG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/MTVI/HAQ2Z3JG/F4UMTVIHAQ2Z3JG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/MTVI/HAQ2Z3JG/F4UMTVIHAQ2Z3JG.SMALL.jpg lnorooz My sister asked me to make her a pair of gloves she found on instagram that she thought were cute. Trying to find every excuse I can to work on more e-textile projects, I decided to customize it a bit! Additionally, I'd seen instructables on how to make gloves "touchscreen compatible" befo...
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Fri, 28 Dec 2012 09:52:38 PST
Create an Interactive Living Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-an-Interactive-Living-Wall/
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 21:03:42 PST
DIY stylus ( with things you have at home) http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-the-things-at-your-home-to-make-a-Stylus/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/M1JN/HA5M71TO/FTJM1JNHA5M71TO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/M1JN/HA5M71TO/FTJM1JNHA5M71TO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/M1JN/HA5M71TO/FTJM1JNHA5M71TO.SMALL.jpg thetechnoland If you like this please subscribe to me on youtube  http://www.youtube.com/user/TheTechnoland?feature=mhee
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Sat, 1 Dec 2012 19:11:12 PST
Things to do with an iOS device http://www.instructables.com/id/Things-to-do-with-an-iOS-device/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/RHT0/H9T4QP4S/FH8RHT0H9T4QP4S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/RHT0/H9T4QP4S/FH8RHT0H9T4QP4S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/RHT0/H9T4QP4S/FH8RHT0H9T4QP4S.SMALL.jpg yapoyo There is already a lot of things you can do with a stock iPhone, or any iOS device , for that matter. There are plenty of instructables, however, that show you how to make various accessories to use with your iPhone/iPod touch/iPad that let you do things with your iOS device that deserve to be recog...
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Sat, 1 Dec 2012 17:08:59 PST
Touch Screen Overlay with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Screen-Overlay-with-Arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/X0UB/H8I43L72/FP2X0UBH8I43L72.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/X0UB/H8I43L72/FP2X0UBH8I43L72.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/X0UB/H8I43L72/FP2X0UBH8I43L72.SMALL.jpg cgmalantonio Recently my friend Ankush purchased some Nintendo DS replacement Touch Screens and breakout boards for an "Arduino Motorcycle RGB led" project he is working on. After having little success with the Touch Screen library and other tutorials online we decided to write the code ourselves. The code give...
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Sun, 4 Nov 2012 14:08:41 PST
How to Make a DIY stylus for any touchscreen device http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-DIY-stylus-for-any-touchscreen-devic/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/NK36/H8VUDLQX/FWWNK36H8VUDLQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/NK36/H8VUDLQX/FWWNK36H8VUDLQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/NK36/H8VUDLQX/FWWNK36H8VUDLQX.SMALL.jpg thetechnoland In this tutorial I show you how to make a stylus  If you like please check out my youtube and subscribe ! http://www.youtube.com/user/TheTechnoland?feature=mhee
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Mon, 29 Oct 2012 19:32:43 PDT
Host your Smartphone App on your Raspberry Pi! http://www.instructables.com/id/Host-your-Smarphone-App-on-your-Raspberry-Pi/
Host your Smartphone App on your Raspberry Pi! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/NKYA/H8CVI7BP/FHINKYAH8CVI7BP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/NKYA/H8CVI7BP/FHINKYAH8CVI7BP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/NKYA/H8CVI7BP/FHINKYAH8CVI7BP.SMALL.jpg antares72 Background: I'm currently working on a Sencha Touch project making an Entrepreneur application, which will be released in a couple of months... Stay tuned! I only want say that it is a bit more complex than this example... but you have to start with something, right?! To get some knowledge of the ...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 13:48:45 PDT
Tangible Music Player: RFID card controlled iPodTouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Tangible-Music-Player-RFID-card-controlled-iPodTo/
Tangible Music Player: RFID card controlled iPodTouch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/D3H8/H7URGNPG/FHWD3H8H7URGNPG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/D3H8/H7URGNPG/FHWD3H8H7URGNPG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/D3H8/H7URGNPG/FHWD3H8H7URGNPG.SMALL.jpg XenonJohn What is it? This is an Arduino based iPod hack audio project that allows you to select tracks for playback from an attached iPod Touch simply by placing cards on flat upper surface of the machine: The cards can be placed in small plastic boxes with a picture of the album cover on one side to make s...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 14:20:24 PDT
Breadboarding: The Darlington Pair http://www.instructables.com/id/Breadboarding-The-Darlington-Pair/
Breadboarding: The Darlington Pair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/JW7K/H7ZPBXL9/FXTJW7KH7ZPBXL9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/JW7K/H7ZPBXL9/FXTJW7KH7ZPBXL9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/JW7K/H7ZPBXL9/FXTJW7KH7ZPBXL9.SMALL.jpg KJ4ZVQ Recently, iv found myself surfing Ibles, and noticed alot of simple circuits, but few show, or even better, explain the fundamental circuit of  the Darlington Pair. I plan, by the time that you have flipped through this article, to have shed a great deal of light on this great circuit for the beginn...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 14:09:59 PDT
A Multi-Touch Table with an AI User Control Point http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Multi-Touch-Table-with-an-AI-User-Control-Point/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/Q284/H67397OT/FLIQ284H67397OT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/Q284/H67397OT/FLIQ284H67397OT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/Q284/H67397OT/FLIQ284H67397OT.SMALL.jpg Jamaal_7lna                 The Optical Interface Design Club (OIDC) is a research/design-based student organization founded in The University of Alabama in Huntsville on the Fall Semester of 2012. The aim of the OIDC is to provide all students—especially undergraduate students—with research-level experience an...
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Tue, 28 Aug 2012 11:16:31 PDT
Feel-The-Code Reader - Part 2: LED Hardware http://www.instructables.com/id/Feel-The-Code-Reader-Part-2-LED-Hardware/
Feel-The-Code Reader - Part 2: LED Hardware - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/ICVE/H5ZJL0ZK/FJOICVEH5ZJL0ZK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/ICVE/H5ZJL0ZK/FJOICVEH5ZJL0ZK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/ICVE/H5ZJL0ZK/FJOICVEH5ZJL0ZK.SMALL.jpg bikeframe Feel-The-Code (F-T-C) is a vibra-tactile Morse Code text reader. It has a software component and a hardware component. Its purpose is to make it possible to read any text file silently and without looking at the computer. With F-T-C a person who is blind can read text easily and unobtrusively. Part...
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 03:47:59 PDT
How to create ipod touch/iphone dock easy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-ipod-touchiphone-dock-easy/
How to create ipod touch/iphone dock easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/PY46/H5E9JS98/FKMPY46H5E9JS98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/PY46/H5E9JS98/FKMPY46H5E9JS98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/PY46/H5E9JS98/FKMPY46H5E9JS98.SMALL.jpg leneff This is what we will be makin today an easy ipod touch dock made out of household stuffs. First steps Stuff:  USB charger for iphone/ipod toch Hotglue gun knife nescafe bottle cap tin shears/metal shears (don't really know what it's called) Step1: take the tin shears and make big enough so the U...
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Sat, 4 Aug 2012 12:58:10 PDT
Touch Sensors a.k.a Touch Hand Shake. http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Sensors-aka-Touch-Hand-Shake/
Touch Sensors a.k.a Touch Hand Shake. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/6CBK/H4AGKQIA/F7S6CBKH4AGKQIA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/6CBK/H4AGKQIA/F7S6CBKH4AGKQIA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/6CBK/H4AGKQIA/F7S6CBKH4AGKQIA.SMALL.jpg be-Abee Touch Sensors As the Name Implies, It is The Technology That's been Running Behind Today's Smart Technology & Off Course It Would Be Tomarrow's Innovation. That's my college Project for One month Training Session. It is Resistive Touch Sensors' Technology Project. In This Project I've Converted a Si...
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Sun, 15 Jul 2012 08:38:52 PDT
Technico 780 iPad Stylus http://www.instructables.com/id/Technico-780-Stylus/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/1QE2/H3XMT4JR/FEM1QE2H3XMT4JR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/1QE2/H3XMT4JR/FEM1QE2H3XMT4JR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/1QE2/H3XMT4JR/FEM1QE2H3XMT4JR.SMALL.jpg Jason Bedard I love the Staedtler Technico 780 lead holder (mechanical pencil).  It has good weight, balance, and the metal knurled grip just feels great. I don't so much love the stylus designs available in the local retail market. While I have seen many amazing stylus designs on kickstarter.com, they are all...
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012 16:01:24 PDT
How to make dubstep sound using Guitar Rig 5 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-dubstep-sound-using-Guitar-Rig-5/
How to make dubstep sound using Guitar Rig 5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/YANO/H2WEUVLS/FYFYANOH2WEUVLS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/YANO/H2WEUVLS/FYFYANOH2WEUVLS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/YANO/H2WEUVLS/FYFYANOH2WEUVLS.SMALL.jpg JohanpG This an example of the sound using an ipod touch as midi controller To start this, obviously you have to have: * Guitar Rig (I used guitar rig 5) * Guitar (I used Epiphone g400) Ipad, Iphone or Ipod Touch ( Optional but  I really recommend) google_ad_client = "ca-pub-6...
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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 21:45:04 PDT
Touche for Arduino: Advanced touch sensing. http://www.instructables.com/id/Touche-for-Arduino-Advanced-touch-sensing/
Touche for Arduino: Advanced touch sensing. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/KURN/H2TIUAIK/FB0KURNH2TIUAIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/KURN/H2TIUAIK/FB0KURNH2TIUAIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/KURN/H2TIUAIK/FB0KURNH2TIUAIK.SMALL.jpg madshobye Update: New interface - look at the last step. Credits: Arduino sensing done by DZL, Processing sketch and Instructable done by Mads Hobye.  Disney Research lab designed a novel way to detect touch. You can see a video of their demo here: I had the honor to meet them at CHI2012 in Texas and I...
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Wed, 30 May 2012 12:13:04 PDT
Jailbreak ios 5.1.1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Jailbreak-ios-511/
Jailbreak ios 5.1.1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/J8HY/GBNESCXE/FJKJ8HYGBNESCXE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/J8HY/GBNESCXE/FJKJ8HYGBNESCXE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/J8HY/GBNESCXE/FJKJ8HYGBNESCXE.SMALL.jpg jaxxster1 JB instructions for IOS 5.1.1. HERE IS THE SUPPORT LIST!!!!      IF YOU DO NOT READ THIS, YOU MAY END UP DESTROYING YOU i-DEVICE! Devices that have been tested to work: ■iPhone 3GS ■iPhone 4 ■iPhone 4 CDMA ■iPhone 4S ■iPad 1 ■iPad 2 Wifi ■iPad 2 GSM ■iPad 2 CDMA ■iPad 3 Wifi ■i...
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Fri, 25 May 2012 10:43:34 PDT
DIY Home Made Tablet Pc http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Home-Made-Tablet-Pc/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/NA2Y/H1YOKJBE/F87NA2YH1YOKJBE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/NA2Y/H1YOKJBE/F87NA2YH1YOKJBE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/NA2Y/H1YOKJBE/F87NA2YH1YOKJBE.SMALL.jpg mas7007 Eng.Haitham EL-Sharkawy, 29 Years Old. Egyption Engineer, DIY Hand-Made Tablet Pc With Low Cost 150$ Only. Convert The Old Laptop To Tablet Pc With ( Touch Screen Panel ) To Convert The Normal Screen To Touch Screen This Device is Completely HandMade ***************************************** Old Lap...
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Thu, 10 May 2012 12:56:40 PDT
Conductive Rubber: Make Touch Sensitive Robot Skin http://www.instructables.com/id/Conductive-Rubber-Make-Touch-Sensitive-Robot-Skin/
Conductive Rubber: Make Touch Sensitive Robot Skin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/F1CX/H1DRXRQT/F5KF1CXH1DRXRQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/F1CX/H1DRXRQT/F5KF1CXH1DRXRQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/F1CX/H1DRXRQT/F5KF1CXH1DRXRQT.SMALL.jpg mikey77 Make conductive rubber and use it to create a flexible touch sensitive robot skin. The resulting skin can be stretched across a frame or mounted on solid surfaces. It can also be mounted on curved surfaces or clothing. It is touch sensitive and will produce an electrical signal no matter where you ...
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 12:53:03 PDT
You Can Do THAT with a KIndle Touch? http://www.instructables.com/id/You-Can-Do-THAT-with-a-KIndle-Touch/
You Can Do THAT with a KIndle Touch? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/2BNR/H15N8ZTE/FY52BNRH15N8ZTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/2BNR/H15N8ZTE/FY52BNRH15N8ZTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/2BNR/H15N8ZTE/FY52BNRH15N8ZTE.SMALL.jpg Phil B I could never understand why anyone would want to own an e-Reader. Then my grown children gave me a Kindle Touch and I have found ways to make it do for me much of what a smart phone or an iPad does for other people. One day it will replace my aging Sony Clie' handheld. I do not have a smart phone, ...
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 15:51:48 PDT
Mac G4 turned into iPod Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Mac-G4-turned-into-iPod-Dock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/L3VF/H0OJ707P/F18L3VFH0OJ707P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/L3VF/H0OJ707P/F18L3VFH0OJ707P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/L3VF/H0OJ707P/F18L3VFH0OJ707P.SMALL.jpg hamsammy I bought a G4 tower intending to move a legacy PC into its case. When this turned out to be more of a hassle than I had intended, I decided to build something that I had always wanted, an iPod dock that didn't sound like garbage. I'd had enough of 1-2" speakers and no power. Being a car audio guy, I...
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Sat, 14 Apr 2012 20:11:09 PDT