Raspberry Pi: Pumpkin Pi project for Halloween #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
Great project for leveraging the network connectivity plus GPIO to use a Raspberry Pi to run lights, sound, and music in a jack-o-lantern project, from Drew Fustini at element 14. Also, check out his second post for how he setup the software for the project:
The simple web interface is intended to allow one to trigger sound or lights remotely via a browser on a computer, smartphone or tablet:
UPDATE: I’ve written a new post covering how to install the software for the project: A second helping of Pumpkin Pi
Here’s video of the an audio clip being played while the lights are flashing. However, the ability to choose from any sound file in a specified directory was added after this was shot:
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