capacitive touch
Update: we have been contacted by The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), who expressed the following concerns about this project. It is difficult for us to fully see the dangers relating to the board but I have to agree with the non-exhaustive list of some off the dangers pointed out: The overall … Continue reading →
Let me start by saying that I am responsible for the title of this blog post. The build’s creator, the wonderful Nicole He, didn’t correct me on this when I contacted her, sooooo… Anyway, this is one project that caused the residents of Pi Towers (mainly Liz and me) to stare at it open-mouthed, praying that … Continue reading →
While we’re on the subject of HATs, here’s one of my favourites, from our friends at Adafruit. We had email a couple of weeks ago from José Federico Ramos Ortega, who has prepared a video and tutorial about the HAT (which he calls a Sombrero Capacitivo) in Spanish. Extra points for the use of cactus fruit … Continue reading →
I got up late today; it’s Boxing day. And there in my inbox was a festive message from our friends in New York, PT and LadyAda, who found themselves at a loose end in the Adafruit factory on Christmas Day and took some video of a beta test they did for a new Raspberry Pi HAT … Continue reading →
I’ve actually held this project in my very own sweaty little hands: Michael showed it to me at Maker Faire in NY last September. I’m glad he’s written the project up, because it’s a gorgeous build which really deserves sharing. In his day job, Michael works for MAKE, and has a heavy workload around each … Continue reading →