Controlling NeoPixels with a Webserver on an ESP8266

Controlling NeoPixels with a Webserver on an ESP8266

“Using the ESP8266 to control a Neopixel with a Webserver on the ESP. I always wanted one of those fancy LED stripes that you can control with your mobile or tablet. Should be easy to install, lightweight and customiseable. Well, my brother-in-law is fascinated of this topic as I am. And Christmas was at our doorstep. So what better to …

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Control Adafruit Neopixels using Python and JQWidgets

Control Adafruit Neopixels using Python and JQWidgets

“Low power wireless standards combined with low cost and ultra-miniature LEDs made smart lighting solutions a catalyst for the Internet of Things and home automation. In this tutorial, we’ll see how to control an Adafruit NeoPixel ring via mobile using Python and JQWidgets. In particular, we’ll see how to use Zerynth Studio to program the microcontroller-based board in …

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NeoPixel Thermometer!

NeoPixel Thermometer!

“My project is very simple and easy to accomplish. I chose this project to monitor the temperature of my room because having a guinea pig I should know the temperature because too low or too high could die U_U. My NeoPixel has 12 LEDs, the base temperature is 11 ° C and the maximum is 30 ° C, each LED has a …

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3D Printer Status Jacket

3D Printer Status Jacket

“This jacket has 40 neopixels sewn to the back to display the status of the 40 3D Printers in Duke’s Innovation Co-Lab Studio. Each light corresponds to one printer and is either blue (in use), green (available), or red (offline) to show the real-time status of the printer. The printer status is retrieved via Duke’s Innovation Co-Lab’s …

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Do-it-yourself Autonomous Tiny Robot

Do-it-yourself Autonomous Tiny Robot

“I’ve built a cheap robotics platform capable of autonomous movement with modern and readily available parts you can find online. Follow this guide if you want to build a robot but feel limited by platforms like Mindstorms, VEX, and Tetrix but don’t have enough money for professional platforms (I assuming most of us don’t have $20k laying …

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