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Fix downlighting on DoES tower #1168

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jackie1050 opened this issue Jul 2, 2019 · 1 comment

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commented Jul 2, 2019

The DoES tower downlighting used to respond to tweets to @doestower by changing colour etc.
Somebody should get it to do this again, perhaps using an ESP instead of an Arduino.

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commented Jul 13, 2019

Currently it's got an Arduino Uno with a WiFi shield, and uses the code at https://github.com/brett-lempereur/beaconbot

That expects there to be a companion Raspberry Pi, which monitors twitter to respond to mentions of @DoESTower, and set the colours plus can take a photo with camera connected to the Pi and reply to whoever asks for a new colour with a photo showing it updated.

It might make sense to have it respond to the #cheerlights hashtag instead? Then we wouldn't need to have a Pi (that we haven't taken along with the tower to any events for a while now...). There's an MQTT feed for #cheerlights (I don't know how many colours that supports, or if there's a different one that copes with all the CSS colours...)

(If we switched to an ESP8266, then we could add https://github.com/tzapu/WiFiManager to let us configure new WiFi networks more easily when it's out at events)

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