Seeing my children mastering swiping, touching and tapping on the tablet, gave me the idea of making a gesture based TV remote control. Using the Raspberry Pi, the Skywriter HAT from Pimoroni and an IR LED, this was made possible rather easily. Here’s how I did it …
Preparing the Raspberry Pi is the same as always. I flashed the latest Raspbian Jessie image onto a 8GB microSd card using “dd”.
For this project, I’m using the Raspberry Pi A+ as it has the exact same form factor as the Skywriter HAT.
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