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Cathy WicksEshtaartha BasuNeeraj DantuErik Welsh
Published © MIT

PocketBeagle Wreath Welcomes Visitors

Motion sensor + PocketBeagle light up the Holidays when visitors come to your home or office. This project's a great starter to build on.

EasyFull instructions provided2 hours461

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
microSD Card
×1
USB-A to Micro-USB Cable
USB-A to Micro-USB Cable
×2
USB Battery with dual output
×1
Holiday Wreath
×1
Twist Ties
×10

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)

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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

13 projects • 6 followers
Beagleboard.org fan
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
Neeraj Dantu

Neeraj Dantu

7 projects • 5 followers
Erik Welsh

Erik Welsh

7 projects • 4 followers

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