23. OCTOPUS Gesture Sensor PAJ7620U2

23.1. Introduction


OCTOPUS Gesture Sensor is PAJ7620U2 that integrates gesture recognition function with general I2C interface into a single chip. It can recognize 9 gestures including move up, move down, move left, move right, etc with a simple swipe of your hand.

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23.2. Characteristics


The 3-pins ports is easy to plug and play.

23.3. Specifications


Item | Parameter :-: | :-: SKU|EF04078 Detection Method|Built-in approaching detection device Gesture|9 gestures including move up/down/left/right/forward/back/clockwise/anticlockwise/pulse counter Detection Scope|5-10cm Ability for Anti-background light|100k Power Supply|5V Working Temperature|-20℃~70℃ Size|23.48mm×31.28mm

23.4. Outlook and Dimensions


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23.5. Quick to Start


Materials used and connection diagram

Take sensor:bit for example

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Add Package

Click “Advanced”in the choice of the MakeCode to find more choices.

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Click “Extensions” to search with “https://github.com/elecfreaks/pxt-gesture” in the dialogue box and download the package of the Gesture sensor.

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Program as the picture shows

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Reference

Links:https://makecode.microbit.org/_2tdKR1cuxba3

You can also download the links below:

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Result

  • The direction of the arrow displaying on the micro:bit changes with the different gestures of your hands.

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23.6. Relevant Cases


23.7. Technique Files