Make a Gesture Controlled Glowy Cap with Flora #WearableWednesday
Ashok R made an animated lighting cap with gesture control with a pico, neopixel ring, flora neopixels, noods and more and shared the build on Instructables:
The idea of this prototype design is to showcase the Animated Lighting CAP with gesture control. The Neopixel LEDs and Infineon 60GHZ radar sensor is interfaced with Raspberry pi pico. Micropython is used for programming. This design can be manufactured with flex PCB’s and wrapped inside the cloth material. Powered with rechargeable battery with boost converter.
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