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Textile Sensors

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An important aspect of this urban game test was to experiment with the tactile quality of pressure sensors. We modified an tutorial to create four sensors from neoprene, conductive fabric, fusible interfacing, and thin foam with a small hole cut in the center. While piezo sensors would have been technically suitable, the homemade sensors felt more durable and 'poundable,' which I believe allows for a more active game.

soldering tips

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.. this is Andie Nordgren's comic adaptation of Mitch Altman's soldering tips.

The 'curious inventor" offers an accessible, video introduction to the everyday hows and technical whys of soldering


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"Fritzing is an open-source initiative to support designers, artists, researchers and hobbyists to work creatively with interactive electronics."

You can use it to document the electronics in your arduino project.

The magic combo of your .pde code file and your .fz fritizing files will provide you with sharable documentation for your reference in the future and as inspiration for others.

projectshas some project examples ... including an example using a tri-color [RGB] led