Paint your own surface sensor


Paint your own surface sensor

It bundles the key elements of their range all together, with some additional materials (sticky tabs, velcro stickers, paper cutouts).

The idea is that it opens striking new ways to turn surfaces and materials into sensors and trigger programmable responses.

The company writes:

Whether you’re an absolute beginner, a programming pro or looking for a great gift for a tinkerer, this kit will let you start making interactive projects in no time.

The Touch Board Starter Kit has everything you need to turn any surface, object or space into a sensor. In this box you’ll find a Touch Board, Electric Paint, essential components and everything you need to start creating interactive electronic projects.

Bare conductive 2The full kit includes:

1 x Touch Board
1 x Electric Paint 10ml Tube
1 x Electric Paint 50ml Jar
1 x Guidebook
1 x MicroSD Card
1 x MicroSD Card Reader
1 x Micro USB Cable
1 x Mini Speaker
12 x Alligator Clips (colours vary)
1 x House Stencil
1 x Stencil Brush
12 x Sticky Tabs
3 x Velcro Stickers
2 x Paper Cutouts

The Touch Board at the heart of the kit is based on an Arduino, note.

You can read application notes and data sheets online. Note that children under 14 years of age must be supervised by an adult, says the company.

It retails for £92 and you can read more information on the Bare Conductive website.

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