As an avid sci-fi fan, I've always been fascinated by the prospect to control various gadgets and technologies from the comfort of my own seat. The simplest implementation that I could think of for this was controlling some LEDs with my phone.

The app is android based, and the LEDs are connected to an arduino which communicates via a bluetooth receiver.

This project turned out to be a great learning experience as I had to learn many things from scratch without prior experience. These include, but are not limited to:

  • android programming
  • COM ports
  • bluetooth communication
  • arduino programming
  • basic electronics and circuit design
  • constructing communication protocols
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