Posts Tagged ‘bluetooth’

Videos from Maker Faire 2012

How does it work? Find out more in the Tire Swing Poster more videos at https://vimeo.com/user10860035/videos

Maker Faire Electronics Setup

We are using the following setup for the Musical Tire Swing at the Maker Faire: iPhone + Redpark Serial Cable to Arduino. The iPhone contains a gyrometer an accelerometer. We wrote an app in openFrameworks to handle all music. The Redpak serial cable connects to the 2 led strips that flash lights when the rider […]

Quick update on electronics for the swing

Here is an update on bluetooth wifi setup. The following image shows the setup we have improved upon since our Startup Weekend post. The bottom rectangle represents the electronics installed inside of the Tire and is battery powered. The top rectangle represents electronics and speakers outside of the tire and is 120AC powered. In the […]

What’s Next for the Interactive Musical Tire Swing?

The following simple hardwired setup will be our new test case. We discovered there is a breakout board for generating simple sounds. This will save us some time instead of trying to cut all of our own soundtracks. We are currently working on this implementation. We then will modify our system with bluetooth in order […]