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

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.

Dodecatimer
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Work in progress

Simple interval timer

Dodecatimer

Team Hedron

Bean Lock
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A Bluetooth controlled door lock

Water Detection System
Intermediate
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Full instructions

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

Web-controlled BoE-Shield Robot with the LightBlue Bean[+]
Intermediate
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Have you ever wanted to control a robot from a web browser? Use the LightBlue Bean[+] (LBB[+]) to control a BoE-Shield Robot using BLE.

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).

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

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

Tiny CapSense Ukulele

Team Punch Through

Too Much IoT - Tweeting Pregnancy Test
Intermediate
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A connected pregnancy test that tweets your results instantly, and text messages your mom. May also be used as a light switch.

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

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.

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!

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

Electronic Egg Toss Game
Easy
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The classic picnic game is messy, but this version will let you practice indoors.

Grove LED Bar Controller with the Bean+
Easy
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Protip

Learn the basics of using popular Grove components with the new LightBlue Bean+ to get started with building your own projects!

Bluetooth RC
Easy
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Work in progress

RC car controlled using BLE.

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.

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

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

Play audio from SD card/Elevator fart prank
Advanced
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Want to prank all those business people on the elevator ? Follow this DIY prank-friendly tutorial!

Pumpkin NotiFire
Advanced
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The Pumpkin NotiFire is a delicious but questionable combination of a Glade aerosol air freshener, fire and text messages.

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

Theremin
Intermediate
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Curious about building a Theremin instrument? Checkout this tutorial!

Theremin

Team Punch Through

Play audio from SD card/Elevator prank
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Play audio as soon as an elevator moves

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

BeatCam
Intermediate
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Take photos whenever your heart races! Accessorize with a clip on earring pulse detector and camera wreath. LinkIt & Microsoft Azure.

Data Pyrotechnics
Intermediate
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What happens when you strap a LightBlue Bean to some fireworks?

Hand Signal Vest
Intermediate
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Work in progress

Turn on your blinker with a hand signal. Turn it off with the flick of the wrist.

Log data on SD card using the LightBlue Bean
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Want to collect a lot of data in one of your Bean projects?

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