As young children our parents never bought us light up shoes, but this was our opportunity to fulfill a childhood desire. Now we can tap our phone in our pocket to illuminate the lights.

How it works

Tap the phone in your pocket and Pretty Lights lights up, changing colors when tapped.

Challenges I ran into

Difficult to detect taps with only the gyroscope

Accomplishments that I'm proud of

We produced a working proof of concept

What I learned

Things about Bluetooth, gyroscopes, and the microphone on the iPhone

What's next for Pretty Lights

While now Pretty Lights may only change the color of a light, the possibilities are endless for the future.

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