In this article, we’ll delve into semiconductor physics to better understand the operation of photodiodes.
December 18, 2020 by Robert Keim
How do time of flight sensors determine distances? Learn more about ToF cameras using an example 3D camera.
May 08, 2019 by Mark Hughes
Working with IMUs can maddening for a variety of reasons, but what scares people the most is usually the math.
April 23, 2019 by Mark Hughes
Despite the convenience of CMOS imagers, CCD imagers still have their place. And if you really need low-light performance, consider a device with EMCCD technology, such as the KAE-02152.
May 03, 2017 by Robert Keim
The AS7261 is a highly integrated sensor that provides optical measurements via a digital interface.
March 23, 2017 by Robert Keim
Get acquainted with using I2C with the Quark D2000 development board by interfacing an ambient light sensor and an LCD.
January 12, 2017 by Raymond Genovese
Freeze moments in time to easily produce extraordinary close-up pictures with your digital camera, an Arduino, and these simple circuits.
November 14, 2016 by Raymond Genovese
In part 3, we compile the firmware and build the controller at the heart of the Saber, then do initial testing and diagnostics.
October 20, 2016 by Jeremy Lee
In part 2 of the LED saber project, we'll assemble the power and audio systems.
October 19, 2016 by Jeremy Lee
Gather data via USB from a BH1745NUC optical sensor and then display color characteristics and illuminance values.
January 28, 2016 by Robert Keim
Learn how to collect and process RGB data generated by the BH1745NUC color sensor IC.
January 23, 2016 by Robert Keim
Display colors by precisely controlling the intensity of red, green, and blue LEDs.
January 22, 2016 by Robert Keim
Learn how to translate the output of a photosensor into an illuminance measurement.
January 13, 2016 by Robert Keim
Part 5 in the “How to Make an Ambient Light Monitor” series.
September 01, 2015 by Robert Keim
Monitoring the output of a light-dependent resistor, or photoresistor, allows the Arduino to know how light or dark it is. When the light falls below a certain level, the Arduino turns on a couple of LEDs.
June 01, 2015 by Tim Youngblood
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