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Web of Really Shiny Things

Web of Really Shiny Things

Sensing and displaying small / medium data with Raspberry Pi, Particle and lots of LEDs

James Singleton

July 07, 2015
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  1. Web of Really Shiny Things
    Sensing and displaying small / medium data with
    Raspberry Pi, Particle and lots of LEDs
    James Singleton

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  2. The Physical Web
    ●
    Sensing and Control
    – Raspberry Pi
    – Particle
    ●
    Information Radiators
    – Blinky Tape LEDs
    – Hacked Toys
    ●
    Meerkat
    ●
    Darth Maul

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  3. Raspberry Pi
    ●
    Power usage monitoring
    ●
    Software build failure alerts
    ●
    Controlling LEDs

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  4. ●
    Re-branded Spark
    ●
    Wi-Fi micro-controller
    ●
    Occupancy sensing
    ●
    Relay control
    – Remote Christmas tree lights
    – Annoying Star Wars toy

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  5. Blinky Tape
    ●
    USB controlled RGB LED strip
    ●
    Pair with Raspberry Pi to display
    – Room occupancy
    – Tube status
    – Train delays
    – Aurora alerts
    – Rain forecast
    – Power usage

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  6. Thanks
    ●
    More details at https://unop.uk
    ●
    Follow @shutdownscanner
    ●
    Code https://github.com/jpsingleton
    ●
    InstaBail
    – Excuse generating mobile web app
    – https://instabail.uk
    ●
    Huxley
    – Train live departure boards proxy
    – http://huxley.unop.uk
    ●
    Yo Flow
    – Gym induction app for tablets
    – https://yoflow.uk

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