Looking for something with atmosphere and function? Check out this beautiful Raspberry Pi-powered lamp, known as Canari by maker Guillaume Slizewicz. Not only does it feature a unique, brassy design, but it also shows real-time changes to local air quality by changing the light pattern of its bulbs.
According to Slizewicz, the name comes from the stories of coal miners releasing canaries into mines in order to test the air quality. In the same spirit, the Canari lamp will notably flash when air quality is higher than usual.
It doesn’t take much to control the lamp. Slizewicz used a Raspberry Pi Zero W in the final build, as the project requires internet access in order to retrieve real-time air quality data.
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