tinyLiDAR | The Maker-Friendly Laser Sensor

tinyLiDAR: The Maker-Friendly Laser Sensor; At IndieGoGo; campaign through 2017-08-13.
A Higher Performance, Arduino Compatible Time-of-Flight Sensor with Dedicated Micro

Mentions

Specifications

Distance measurements from 30 mm → 2000 mm.

Pricing

1x board → $15
3x boards →$39 + $5 SHT

Delivery

2017-10(ish)

Deadline

2017-08-13

References

  • VL53L0X, ST Microelectronics
  • Pololu VL53L0X/ Library

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Actualities

Beginning NFC: Near Field Communication with Arduino, Android, and PhoneGap | Igoe, Coleman, Jepson


Tom Igoe, Don Coleman, Brian Jepson; Beginning NFC: Near Field Communication with Arduino, Android, and PhoneGap; O’Reilly Media; 2014-01-14; 246 pages; kindle: $10.

Flutter Wireless

Flutter Wireless

  • Flutter Wireless
  • Flutter; a kickstarter; 2013-08-27 -> 2013-09-27.
    A $20 Wireless Arduino with half mile (1km) range.
  • Taylor Alexander

Concept & Specifications

  • Atmel ATSHA204
  • ~1 km range (aspiration)
  • ~925MHz band
  • ~600Kb/s (aspiration)
  • Products:
    • Basic, $20
    • Pro, $30, antenna screw, more memory (shown above)
  • Something about ad hoc mesh networks
    • <quote>Specify networks in Arduino code or configure Flutter with our mobile app.</quote>
  • Flutterboard
  • Something about “AES in hardware”
  • Scalability: “two to thousands”
  • Configurations (“Shields”)
    • Breakout board and socket headers.
    • Network Shield (Flutter Base Station)
    • RC Shield (hobby Radio Control)
    • Bluetooth Shield, something about mobile phone tethering, and an app.
    • USB connectivity

The Genre

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