New Guide: FunHouse Motion Detecting Lights with LIFX Bulbs @adafruit @johnedgarpark #adafruit #lifx

New Guide Alert! John Park’s new guide FunHouse Motion Detecting Lights with LIFX Bulbs is live in the Learn System!

You can build your own motion detection system to control your room lighting, using the FunHouse, LIFX WiFi light bulbs, and CircuitPython.

Set up a high tech night light. Or a darkroom warning light. Or a psychedelic chill-out zone. All of these things are possible with the mini PIR sensor that detects the presence of a person (or other large IR heat source) and flips the bulb to the color and brightness you decide.

Also uses the FunHouse buttons and display to pause and arm the system as well as to adjust the active timer.


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