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Here's our new kit, heretofore unannounced, and our most accessible to date: The Motion Sensor Kit, available for $29.99 right now..)
The Motion Sensor Kit detects direction & distance, with 100 degrees of precision. The numbers flow into Kano Code, where simple challenges show you how to turn your real-world motion into digital sound & syntax – moving characters, counters, colors, and more.
What's inside? A simple book demystifies sensor technology, and shows you how to build the sensor into a flying lead, sucker pad, and USB dock, for any computer. Custom stickers let you add a style, and the long lead lets you turn the sensor into traps that stick to walls, floors, and particularly smooth faces.
The Motion Sensor Kit works with any computer with a USB port, including your Kano Computer Kit and your Pixel Kit.
Backstory: When we announced the Pixel, Camera, and Speaker Kits, many asked about the sensors inside – and demanded a standalone version. We took the tech, broke down how it works with a simple storybook, and hooked it up to a suite of our community's coolest games and creations.
We investigated the wide world of sensor technology, near-ubiquitous in industrial machinery, cars, elevators, and every now and again, game consoles – and added the hands and feet of hundreds around the world, over months of play.
Want to learn more? Wave hello to the world's most accessible coding kit.
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