BeanBot - a 2 wheel servo based robot
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This is BeanBot. I made him in a few hours with my Daughter as her first little 'maker' project.

BeanBot - a 2 wheel servo based robot

by gpBen on beantalk.punchthrough.com

J.A.R.V.I.S. : A Virtual Home Assistant
Advanced
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Full instructions

J.A.R.V.I.S. is a personal home automation assistant for controlling electrical home appliances integrated with an augmented reality app.

Getting Started with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
Easy
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Protip

In this tutorial, we'll learn how to set up BLE GATT services to make a thermometer using Intel's Arduino 101

Bean Lock
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Full instructions

A Bluetooth controlled door lock

Handy BLE app / Bean Car
Intermediate
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Work in progress

Remote control bean powered car driven with an iPhone running the Handy BLE app.

Too Much IoT - Tweeting Pregnancy Test
Intermediate
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Full instructions

A connected pregnancy test that tweets your results instantly, and text messages your mom. May also be used as a light switch.

Email temperature warning system using Node-RED
Intermediate
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Protip

Connect your Bean to the internet without writing complex server software. Use Node-RED instead!

Logging data from the Bean
Intermediate
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Protip

Want to learn how to log data from the Bean using Node-Red? Come and learn with this tutorial!

Logging data from the Bean

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Water Detection System
Intermediate
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Full instructions

Send email alerts with LightBlue Bean using Node-RED on Raspberry Pi

Dodecatimer
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Work in progress

Simple interval timer

Dodecatimer

Team Hedron

Smartphone controlled mood light
Advanced
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Full instructions

This tutorial teaches you how to make a mood light that you can change color and intensity of using your iPhone.

Tweet sentiment to LED using Node-RED
Intermediate
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Protip

Want to learn how to connect your Bean to the internet? May be you want to tweet a sentiment? Come do this tutorial to learn how!

DIY Sous Vide Cooker
Intermediate
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Full instructions

Cook food with water immersion using a slow cooker, an AC relay, and a LightBlue Bean. Yum!

Touched by Time – Cyborgism
Advanced
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I have no “sense" of time - can I develop one? Tempo is a wearable device that feeds time data to my skin through vibration patterns.

Hypnos Pendant
Easy
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Full instructions

A wearable that promotes mindfully spending your time, which also helps trigger lucid dreams.

glowHacker LED Bike Lights
Easy
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Full instructions

Turn your bicycle into a brilliant display of safety-enhancing splendor!

Log data on SD card using the LightBlue Bean
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Full instructions

Want to collect a lot of data in one of your Bean projects?

iPhone controlled NeoPixel sketchpad
Intermediate
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Full instructions

Curious how to light up a NeoPixel sketchpad through your iPhone? Find out how through this tutorial!

meep
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Work in progress

Personal health amigo

meep

Team meepco

Getting Started with Bluetooth Low Energy using Xamarin
Easy
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Protip

a quick tutorial and a great testing tool to make sure your BLE device is properly connecting and sending values.

Arduino Controlled Death Star
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Full instructions

A Death Star plush toy that plays the Imperial March when you roll it.

Tiny CapSense Ukulele
Intermediate
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Full instructions

Interested in making a tiny insrument? This tutorial shows you how to build a tiny ukulele!

Tiny CapSense Ukulele

Team Punch Through

Refrigerator Tattletale
Intermediate
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Work in progress

Warning system for when someone leaves the refrigerator door open -- or just stands staring in the fridge with the door open.

LightBlue Bean: Arduino Basics
Easy
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Protip

This little Bluetooth board is ideal for wearable tech and tiny robots. Get started with these projects!

Theremin
Intermediate
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Full instructions

Curious about building a Theremin instrument? Checkout this tutorial!

Theremin

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Play audio from SD card/Elevator prank
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Full instructions

Play audio as soon as an elevator moves

RadBit
Intermediate
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FitBit-type Bluetooth radiation sensor for tracking radiation exposure (for working around X-rays in the hospital, or just life in general).

Play audio from SD card/Elevator fart prank
Advanced
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Full instructions

Want to prank all those business people on the elevator ? Follow this DIY prank-friendly tutorial!

Surf Report Notifier
Intermediate
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Want to surf but hate checking the surf reports? Build a surf map the displays the surf report for the upcoming week!

Surf Report Notifier

Team Punch Through

Slack Thumberator
Easy
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A thumbs up/down button for Slack that works over BLE.

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