Tamas Imets
Published © Apache-2.0

Jedi Force Gestures Based Home Automation

Use your smartwatch to control your electronics at home like a Jedi knight! A modern and elegant IoT home automation solution with Photon.

IntermediateFull instructions provided6 hours1,110
Jedi Force Gestures Based Home Automation

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Photon
Particle Photon
×1
Pebble Time Steel
Pebble Time Steel
×1
Relay (generic)
×1
Small Plastic Box
×1
5v AC/DC Wallplug Adapter
×1

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
Rotary Tool (like Dremel)

Story

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Schematics

Circuit

Connections between the electronic components.
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Code

Pebble Code (app.js)

JavaScript
Program for the Pebble Smartwatch
//Project created by Tamas Imets for Jedi Home Automation Project</p><p>var Accel = require('ui/accel'); //enabling accelerometer
Accel.init();
var UI = require('ui');
var ajax = require('ajax');
var Vector2 = require('vector2');

// Create Window
var main_window = new UI.Window();

// Open Button and Display
var txtOnLabel = new UI.Text({
    position: new Vector2(0, 60),
    size: new Vector2(144, 30),
    font: 'Gothic 28 Bold',
    text: 'USE THE FORCE',
    textAlign: 'center',						
    color: 'white'
});

//making text
var info = new UI.Text({
    position: new Vector2(2, 90),
    size: new Vector2(142, 60),
    font: 'Gothic 14',
    text: 'Move your hand like a Jedi to control objects, lights and your home...',
    textAlign: 'center',						
    color: 'white'
});

//adding image
var image = new UI.Image({
  position: new Vector2(0, 8),
  size: new Vector2(144, 50),
  alignImage: 'center',
  image: 'images/negativevader.png'
});

// Display Main Window
main_window.backgroundColor('black');
main_window.add(txtOnLabel);
main_window.add(info);
main_window.add(image);
main_window.show();

// URL To Particle Cloud
function Toggle(function_name,function_value){
  var URL = 'https://api.particle.io/v1/devices/your code/' + function_name +'?access_token=your token';
  
  ajax(	
    {
      url: URL,
      method: 'post',	
      type: 'json',
      data: { "args": function_value}
    }
  );
}

// Accelerometer Poll and Function (Default 100Hz 25) 
//Different Gestures
Accel.on('data', function(e) {
  console.log(e.accel.z);
  if (e.accel.z > 1200) { //if I make this gesture...
    if(e.accel.y > 200) {
      if(e.accel.x < 400) {
  Toggle('jedi','pull'); //send this signal
  }}}});
  
  Accel.on('data', function(e) {
  console.log(e.accel.x);
  if (e.accel.x > 700) {
  Toggle('jedi','push');
  }});
  
  Accel.on('data', function(e) {
  console.log(e.accel.y);
  if (e.accel.y > 1200) {
    if(e.accel.z < -200) {
      if(e.accel.z < 100) {
  Toggle('jedi','throw');
  }}}});
  
  // Button Function and Photon Parameters
main_window.on('click', 'up', function() {
  Toggle('jedi','pull');
});

main_window.on('click', 'select', function() {
  Toggle('jedi','push');
});

main_window.on('click', 'down', function() {
  Toggle('jedi','throw');
});

Credits

Tamas Imets

Tamas Imets

2 projects • 39 followers
My name is Tamas and I am 19 years old guy who likes to build AI related projects.
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