These stairs look pretty great!
I like the idea of walking through the house without having to press a button to switch on the lights. I wanted to have something like this on our staircase, also having in mind you may walk the stairs with your hands busy with something (or someone 🙂 ). I wanted to make my own automatic switch to enable animations and effects (hence a micro-controlled solution) and I like LEDs in principle but the dots are too geeky (hence a LED strip in an aluminum profile with a glossy diffuser). Plus, I wanted to have an extra motion-detection alarm for our house (hence a wifi-enabled micro-controller, the IFTTT integration, so finally an IoT solution).
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