Grissini writes in! His Personal Space Defender built with FLORA:
PT talked about this idea more than a year ago on Ask an Engineer. Adafruit_Support_Bill helped get my code where it needed to be. This project wouldn’t have been possible without the awesome people here(@Adafruit). As always, Thanks for being so AWESOME!!!!
This item uses Flora and a Maxbotix distance sensor to help keep people out of my invisible person space bubble. People a bright visible clue of Flora_Pixels when they invade my bubble. Bill, part of the Adafruit support team, helped me get the pixels to avoid false positives when I am drinking champagne at these fancy black tie events. Saving the blistering, eye shattering LED’s for the rude people who invade my space.
I chose to go ahead a build this now with the advent of Adafruit’s and Element14′s “Get Closer” contest. I don’t want anyone to get closer. This is my anti-entry!
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