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Smart Christmas Tree

About the project

Create your own light shows with different patterns for the Christmas Tree via BLE

Project info

Difficulty: Easy

Platforms: NXP

Estimated time: 1 hour

License: GNU General Public License, version 3 or later (GPL3+)

Items used in this project

Hardware components

RED LED's RED LED's x 10
BLUE LED's BLUE LED's x 10
GREEN LED GREEN LED x 10
LPC54102 Development Sensor kit LPC54102 Development Sensor kit x 1

Software apps and online services

Android Application Android Application https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.asokfair.smartx_mastree&hl=en_US

Story

Overview

Every year when during Christmas time, I used to create projects specially for X-Mas, same way I did this Smart X-Mas tree last year 2015. An X-Mas tree must be available in all local stores. I brought the medium size and decorated with props and normal LEDs (red, blue and green).

The LPC54102 Development Sensor kit comes with various sensors and BLE interface. For this project I used only the accelerometer sensor & BLE interface. In each color, 10 LEDs connected in a series separately. 3 Port output of MCU is connected to this LED series line.

In Android, I have created the application to send data to MCU through BLE. The BLE is interfaced with MCU via UART. Using the Android application, we can change the interval of LED blinking for each color. Also, we can turn OFF/ON the LE's. Using this control, we can create various of light patterns for X-MAS tree.

The Android application is here. Also, you can turn OFF/ON the tree lights by tilting the tree into some degree of angle.

For more details :  https://www.instagram.com/embeddedclub/

The Video

A similar project you can check out: RGB X-MAS Star

Schematics and circuit diagrams

Schematic

Code

Code

Credits

Photo of ashokr

ashokr

Hello! I’m Ashok. I’m currently working as software engineer. passionate about doing Hobbies Projects and Animations works.

   

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