Proximity
Find your distance with the power of sonar!
Ultrasonic Sonar Distance Sensors
Beginner
Sensing things up close and personal
Adafruit VCNL4040 Proximity Sensor
Beginner
Use RPI with a bonnet and RGB LED Matrix to get your timing right
Motion Controlled Matrix Bed Clock
7
Intermediate
Scare someone with a rubber spider or roach dropped right in front of their face! HalloWing with a PIR sensor and servo motor do your scaring for you!
HalloWing Jump Scare Trap
10
Beginner
This skull is keeping an eye on you...
HalloWing All-Seeing Skull
13
Beginner
Have lights react when something gets close. Useful or spooky? You decide.
Proximity Based Lighting
13
Intermediate
How to use the VCNL4010 proximity and ambient light sensor with Arduino or CircuitPython!
Using VCNL4010 Proximity Sensor
3
Beginner
This terrifying illuminated bowl will give trick-or-treaters quite a scare when they reach for candy and trip the distance sensor!
Screaming Cauldron
13
Intermediate
Learn about porting an Arduino library to CircuitPython with the VL6180X distance sensor.
Porting an Arduino library to CircuitPython: VL6180X Distance Sensor
7
Advanced
Digital Proximity, Ambient Light, RGB, and Gesture Sensor
Adafruit APDS9960 breakout
12
Beginner
Drive NeoPixels and a Sharp IR distance sensor with the ARM Cortex M0+ LPC824 MCU
LPC824 NeoPixel IR Distance Sensor
4
Beginner
Bounce a mini laser off stuff!
Adafruit VL6180X Time of Flight Micro-LIDAR Distance Sensor Breakout
19
Intermediate
Use the power of photons for good!
Adafruit VL53L0X Time of Flight Micro-LIDAR Distance Sensor Breakout
31
Intermediate
Beautiful flowers that glow more brightly when your love is near
Light of Your Life Wedding Bouquet
20
Beginner
for sanctioned UAV painting
Quadcopter Spray Can Mod
14
Beginner
Get peak performance from all your sensors.
Calibrating Sensors
56
Beginner
Step under the mistletoe and you'll get more than a kiss--the berries light up!
Magical Mistletoe
14
Beginner
Get going quickly with these simple IR breakbeam sensors
IR Breakbeam Sensors
33
Intermediate
Quick and easy touch control for your holiday lights.
Capacitive Touch Holiday Light Control
10
Beginner
3D Printing, LED and sensors equals ray blaster!
Ultrasonic Ruler
19
Beginner
Build your own wireless security camera using the Arduino Yun & a USB webcam!
Wireless Security Camera with the Arduino Yun
57
Advanced
Pyroelectric ("Passive") InfraRed Sensors
PIR Motion Sensor
93
Intermediate
Add a Touch Sensor to your Project!
Adafruit Capacitive Touch Sensor Breakouts
27
Intermediate
A sitcom soundtrack for your life
Sitcom SFX Door Trigger
18
Intermediate