Archive for May, 2011
Rafael and I found this 7 segment LED display tonight while tinkering a bit. We didn’t knew what it is at first but after searching around the web we found out that it was a very vintage 7 segment LED display with 3 digits… ;) It is a HP 5082-7433.
I tinkered a little bit this evening and I have added a motion sensor to the Arduino platform. After that I added a network shield and have coded a small HTTP server… This server provides just a 0 or an 1. 0 if I don’t have moved around; 1 if I am dancing on the desk… ;) The sensor works with a radius of about 5 to 7 meters and it is really a lot of fun. You could get such sensors very cheap at ebay, just search for “arduino motion sensor”.
I am getting the status every second using wget and are displaying the output in xterm. It looks nice to see how much I am moving when writing this Blog post:
I was on holiday in Denmark last week. It was a great time. Since I was on a danish school, I were there many times in my youth. I felt very well @home… ;)
account acta amsterdam android app arduino arm attiny automation avr beach board book circuit code community cross cyanogen denhaag denmark desaster deutsch device distribution diy dotnet electronics embedded extension firefox foo fosdem freedom freifunk friends fun games gcc gentoo german gnoduino hamburg header holiday host howto httpd internet irc jabber keitum kernel language lcd led lego leiden leo leo-search life linux madurodam mariadb matrix mindstorms minimal mobile monitoring moon music mysql nagios nas netduino netherland network news nxt ooc openmediavault opensource openwrt pcsc photos php politics programming question recovery robotics rsync sabayon scm sensor server service shell simulation smartcard snow soap space sun sweden sylt techno telemichel toolchain translation vpn website wine wiring wsdl xmpp zsh zynk
$Date: 2011-05-08 22:58:46 +0100 (Sun, 08 May 2011) $