Thanks to Forums user j15e for sending this in! It looks great – sometimes a project that is simple and elegant is all it should be.
I created an object to display the live consumption from my http://neur.io IoT meter in the living room. I don’t want to be looking at my iPhone all day long but I still want to get a sense of the energy my house is using at any time.
This is what it looks like. The display brightness is a ratio of the peak consumption.
You can find the code & more details about hardware here:
I also now have an updated version that automatically close display when there is no movement detected (I am using data from an other device on my local network). And I added an extra display to show peak consumption. Those projects never ends!
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