Getting the NeoPixel to work with Raspberry Pi I am using a NeoPixel Ring as the lighting element of the lantern. The changing of colors and rotation of lights will be a nice fit to make a rotating lantern. Last week, I was just to get NeoPixel Ring to work with Raspberry Pi. I make use of this Python library. I have done a few tests with the library. Next I will move on to fine tune colors and intensities based on modes. ...
I'm very excited about the progress of the Hologram Pi-ramid. At this point I'm just one step away of testing the Pepper's Ghost principle. In the previous blog post, I've covered the 3d printed parts and some assembly. Such parts will help in the construction of the Plexiglass pyramid too as they will provide support when gluing the pyramid which is made of 3 pieces of 2mm thick (0.08 inches) clear Acrylic -also known as Plexiglass among many other names. To cut the Plexiglass I used ...
A Window to the Outer World
Making the Magic Mirror
The Base Design
Sensing the Visitors
Dressing the Sensor in Style
Finishing the Assembly
The Ultrasonic Sensor: Circuit and Software
Driving the Ultrasonic Sensor
Magic Mirror vs. SevenOfNine
The distance_sensor.py Python Script
Creating a Linux Service
Connecting more PI on the Same Network
Setting Up SevenOfNine as the Receiver