Tag: electronics

Novel Piezo Sensing

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Piezo elements are small devices that can turn vibration into electrical current and vice versa. In this short exploration, we examine how Piezo elements can be exploited to create some unique sensing objects.

The sensing objects we created are:  Silicone hair, silicone blob, spring, fur and water balloon. This video shows a small board with each of the objects driving an LED.

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Electronics and Microcontrollers

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IxD Lab has a stock of electronics components, sensors and actuators that may be consumed or loaned for student and research projects.

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Where to Buy Materials

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IxD Lab offers a selection of components and materials, and in most cases these will be adequate for your project needs. If you need to buy other materials, we recommend the following suppliers.

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