My (Open Source) LittleBits Hue Lighting Controller project leverages the LittleBits Arduino Bit, a small linux computer (like a BeagleBone, Raspberry Pi, or UDOO), and the Philips Hue Hub to easily control the state, brightness, and color of your Hue lightbulbs via a tactile interface.
Contrary to popular belief, Arduino is not the only microcontroller I use for projects. I often program Atmega 8-bit CPUs in C for my research, I’ve played with PICs at various jobs, and I’ve also worked with Parallax Basic Stamp and Propeller chips. This semester, I added the TI MSP430[…]
This tutorial was featured on the official Arduino blog on 3/9/2011 This week, we go wireless! We’ll be using a set of arduino Unos, XBee shields, and XBee Transceivers that will create a Personal Area Network (PAN) for wireless serial communication. By the end of the episode, we will be[…]