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.

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.

Get Notified When Door Is Unlocked: LightBlue Bean/Node-Red
Easy
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Full instructions

Get notifications by email when your door has been unlocked.

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!

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.

Bluetooth RC
Easy
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Work in progress

RC car controlled using BLE.

Holiday Lights Hack
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Make your own iPhone controlled holiday Lights!

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.

Bean Bus
Advanced
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Drive a tiny RC bus over Bluetooth Low Energy with the LightBlue Bean!

Bean Bus

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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.

Tic-Tac-LED Explorer
Intermediate
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Awesome Bluetooth-controlled bottle of Tic Tacs with every color under the sun, powered by Light Blue Bean.

Light Sensor
Intermediate
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Full instructions

Curious how to modify the RGB LED based on how much light is shining? Find out by doing this project!

Light Sensor

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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!

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).

O-Zone: DIY Bluetooth Battery Lamp
Intermediate
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O-Zone is a DIY Bluetooth lamp. You can modify the color of the lamp and also the brightness of leds.

Playing slow catch with the Bean
Easy
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Full instructions

Technology and kids does not necessarily mean tablets and video games. A Lightblue Bean wearable is a small tech addition to good old games.

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

BLE MIDI Footswitch (Bean)
Easy
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Step on a foot switch to control music apps or turn pages - using BLE MIDI CC toggle messages.

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

Diffuse Bomb Alarm Clock App Using Xamarin
Easy
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Have trouble leaving the bed? When the alarm goes off, follow the instructions on your phone to disarm the ringing Bean Alarm Mechanism.

Control Theo Jansen's "Mini Rhinocéros" from Smartphone
Easy
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Make Wind eating beast (Theo Jansen's beast "Mini Rhinocéros") controllable from smartphone vie Bluetooth Low Energy.

Evil LED Goat
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Make a possessed plush toy for Halloween!

3 Steps to Installing Node-Red and Bean Nodes on Mac OS
Easy
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Full instructions

Do you want to use Node-Red with Light Blue Bean? Just follow these 3 easy steps or download the provided code to do it for you!

Pumpkin NotiFire
Advanced
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Full instructions

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

Controlling 2 Motors with Bean+ and TB6612FNG
Intermediate
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This project aims to demonstrate the operation of the TB6612FNG drive together with Bean+ to control two DC motors through an iPhone app.

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!

Lunch monitor
Easy
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Monitors the temperature of your lunch box and alerts if it has been too warm.

Theremin
Intermediate
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Full instructions

Curious about building a Theremin instrument? Checkout this tutorial!

Theremin

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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

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Wireless Bagpipe
Easy
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Full instructions

Convert a 3D-printed bagpipe chanter into a BLE MIDI instrument.

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