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RGB and Gesture Sensor APDS-9960

Control your projects with the wave of a hand. Touchless gesture sensing as found in the Samsung Galaxy S5! Measures ambient light, color, proximity and gesture detection!

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Tinkersphere

TS2403

$13.99

Features:

  • Color and Gesture Sensor
  • Control projects with a swipe of your hand!
  • Same sensor found in the Samsung Galaxy S5 for gesture detection!
  • Measures:
    • Ambient Light
    • RGB Color
    • Touchless Gesture Detection
    • Proximity
  • Operating Voltage: 3.3V DC
  • Range: 4 to 8 inches (100mm to 200mm)
  • Built in UV and IR blocking filters
  • 4 diodes that are sensitive to different directions
  • Communication Protocol: I2C
  • I2C Address: 0x39
  • Compatible with Arduino & Teensy (using a Logic Level Converter), Orange Pi, Raspberry Pi and any other microcontroller rated at 3.3V. For 5V microcontrollers, you can use this sensor if you couple it with a Logic Level Converter.
  • Pinout:
    • VIN: Power
    • GND: Ground
    • SCL: Clock
    • SDA: Data
    • INT: Interrupt
 
Supported Gestures:
  • UP: A swipe from the bottom of the board to the top and out of range of the sensor. Make sure that your wrist/arm is not in the sensor's range at the end of the swipe!
  • DOWN: A swipe from the top of the board to the bottom and out of range of the sensor.
  • LEFT: A swipe from the right side of the board to the left and out of range of the sensor.
  • RIGHT: A swipe from the left side of the board to the right and out of range of the sensor.
  • NEAR: Object (e.g. hand) starts far above the sensor, moves close to the sensor, hovers for at least 1 second, and moves out of range of the sensor.
  • FAR: Object starts near the sensor, hovers for at least 1 second, and then moves up above and out of range of the sensor.