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PROJECTS

Flora neogeo Watch

Make a styling LED timepiece with GPS navigation and compass modes built in. Written by Becky Stern and Tyler Cooper

Time Required:

A Weekend

Cost:

$140

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USE THE FLORA WEARABLE MICROCONTROLLER AND ITS GPS MODULE TO TELL TIME WITH A STUNNING RING OF PIXELS. A leather cuff holds the circuit and hides the battery. The watch is a bit chunky, but it still looks and feels great on tiny wrists!

The circuit sandwich becomes the face of the watch, and you’ll use a tactile switch to select its three modes: timekeeping, compass, and GPS navigation. Customize your waypoint in the provided Arduino sketch, ...

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