21. Gesture Sensor¶
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.)|
21.5. Quick to Start¶
Materials Required and Diagram¶
Connect the Gesture sensor to the IIC port in the Nezha expansion board as the picture shows.
21.6. MakeCode Programming¶
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.
Code as below:¶
The equivalent icon for each gesture displays on the micro:bit.