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Cathy WicksEshtaartha BasuNeeraj DantuErik Welsh
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PocketBeagle Wearable Tops off Your Holidays

Use the BeagleBoard.org PocketBeagle with motion sensor to activate LEDs on your DIY "ugly Christmas" wearables. Fun and easy to learn!

EasyFull instructions provided2 hours905

Things used in this project

Hardware components

PocketBeagle
BeagleBoard.org PocketBeagle
×1
Adafruit LED Strand: 12mm Diffused Thin Digital RGB LED Pixels - WS2801(item322)
×1
MikroElektronika Mikroe Motion Click: MIKROE-1589
×1
Male/Male Jumper Wires
×3
SparkFun Female Stackable Header Kit
×1
Knitted Hat or Sweater
×1
MicroSD Card
×1
USB-A to Micro-USB Cable
USB-A to Micro-USB Cable
×2
USB Battery with dual output
×1

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
Needle & thick thread

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Code

Holiday Motion Detection Demo for PocketBeagle

Python
This code uses a Motion Click board (https://www.mikroe.com/motion-click)
with a PocketBeagle and an LED string (https://www.adafruit.com/product/322)
to turn on the LED string with a random pattern when motion is detected.
Code is in Python and Shell scripts.
No preview (download only).

Credits

Cathy Wicks

Cathy Wicks

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Beagleboard.org fan
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Eshtaartha Basu

Eshtaartha Basu

7 projects • 4 followers
Electrical Engineer by profession but love physics in general. I like to build stuff. Have been building electro-mechanical systems from 15y
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Neeraj Dantu

Neeraj Dantu

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Erik Welsh

Erik Welsh

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Thanks to Adafruit.

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