Smart Lights

Since it is Christmas time and the entire city has become more festive, we thought of decorating our lab a little. And what better way to do it than with a “small” and “simple” project?

The goal: to make the prizes shelves as shiny, colorful and smart as possible.

For doing it, we have used the following:

  • Adafruit Neopixel Stips
  • Arduino Nano (seemed like the fasted approach – proven wrong meanwhile)
  • Mini MP3 Player with SD card (add some musical background)
  • Mini speaker to connect to MP3 Player
  • Joystick module
  • ESP8266 (yes,