Bobby GaddyChris Sexton
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Iron Man Helmet

Added sensors to an iron man helmet to add cool features such as opening and closing the face shield as well as causing the eyes to glow.

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Iron Man Helmet

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Argon
Particle Argon
×2
Photo resistor
Photo resistor
×1
Ultrasonic Sensor - HC-SR04 (Generic)
Ultrasonic Sensor - HC-SR04 (Generic)
×1
MG90s Servo
×2

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Schematics

Ultrasonic Sensor Wiring Diagram

Ultrasonic Sensor Wiring Diagram

Photoresistor Circuit

Photoresistor Circuit

Code

Ultrasonic Sensor Code

C/C++
#define HCSR04_PIN_TRIG D4
#define HCSR04_PIN_ECHO D5

Servo servo; // create servo object to control a servo
Servo servo2;
int  pos = 0;
int sound = 0;
long timeTaken;
long distance;
int onboardLed = 7;
int dischange = 0;

void setup() {
    
    Serial.begin(9600);
    pinMode(onboardLed, OUTPUT);
    pinMode(HCSR04_PIN_TRIG, OUTPUT);
    pinMode(HCSR04_PIN_ECHO, INPUT);
      servo.attach(A0);   // attaches the servo on pin 13 to the servo object
  servo2.attach(A1);
  Particle.subscribe("LED", LED);

}



void loop() {
    
    digitalWrite(HCSR04_PIN_TRIG, LOW);
    delayMicroseconds(2);
    digitalWrite(HCSR04_PIN_TRIG,HIGH);
    delayMicroseconds(10);
    digitalWrite(HCSR04_PIN_TRIG,LOW);
    timeTaken = pulseIn(HCSR04_PIN_ECHO,HIGH);
    distance = (timeTaken/2)/29.1;





if (distance <= 20) {                                   
    


    servo.write(0);
    servo2.write(180);
    

}

else {
    

    servo.write(130);
    servo2.write(50);

    }
    Particle.publish("distance", String(distance));
    delay(1000);

}

void LED(const char *event, const char *data) {
        digitalWrite(onboardLed, HIGH);
        delay(500);
        digitalWrite(onboardLed, LOW);
        delay(500);
}
        

Photoresistor Code

C/C++
//Setting Up Variables
int led1 = D6;
int led2 = D7;
int photoresistor = A0;
int analogvalue;


//Boot up code
void setup() {
pinMode(led1, OUTPUT);
pinMode(led2, OUTPUT);
pinMode(photoresistor, OUTPUT);
Particle.variable("analogvalue", analogvalue);
Particle.subscribe("distance", LEDON);
}

//Code that will be repeated
void loop() {

    
}

void LEDON (const char *event, const char *data) {
    analogvalue = analogRead(photoresistor);
    delay(50);
    if (analogRead(photoresistor) < 1000)
    {

        digitalWrite(led1, HIGH);
        digitalWrite(led2, LOW);
        Particle.publish("LED", String(1), PUBLIC);
        delay(1000);
    }
    else
    {
        
        digitalWrite(led1, LOW);
        digitalWrite(led2, HIGH);
        Particle.publish("LED", String(0), PUBLIC);
delay(1000);
    }
}

Credits

Bobby Gaddy

Bobby Gaddy

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Chris Sexton

Chris Sexton

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