21. Gesture Sensor(EF05020)#
Gesture Sensor is able to recognize 9 gestures including move-up, move-down, move-left, move-right, etc. with a simple swipe of your hand, it is usually used in the non-contact controlling system such as the non-contact mouses, smart home, clicking equipments controlling in cars and interaction to robots ect.
Designed in RJ11 connections, easy to plug.
|Type of Connection||IIC|
|Supported Gestures||Basic gestures(Up, down, right, left, forward, reverse, clockwise, anticlockwise.)|
21.6. Quick to Start#
21.6.1. Materials Required and Diagram#
Connect the Gesture sensor to the IIC port in the Nezha expansion board as the picture shows.
21.7. MakeCode Programming#
21.7.1. Step 1#
Click “Advanced” in the MakeCode drawer to see more choices.
We need to add a package for programming, . Click “Extensions” in the bottom of the drawer and search with “PlanetX” in the dialogue box to download it.
Note: If you met a tip indicating that the codebase will be deleted due to incompatibility, you may continue as the tips say or build a new project in the menu.
21.7.2. Step 2#
21.7.3. Code as below:#
The equivalent icon for each gesture displays on the micro:bit.