Starlight Paths is a project for those who need help navigating a new space. We have navigated with lights in the sky for centuries and now we can make our own light. This idea came from the show Star Trek. In the show, they find their way through a giant ship, where every hall looks the same as the last, by using an interface to tell the lights to guide you to a certain room. This project will use connected LED bulbs to guide you through a space when you press buttons connected to a Raspberry Pi based interface. I will be taking this idea from pop culture and turn into something that is can be used anywhere with WIFI.
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