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MMM-Airbar

This is a module for the MagicMirror².

This allows you to use an affordable touch sensor called the AirBar to provide touch activity to a Smart Mirror.

With this you can interact with your app like this:

How to use

  1. Attach an AirBar to your Raspbery Pi. I've had luck with the with the windows version. I do not work for AirBar and in no way guarantee this step will work.
  2. In the module you would like to work with AirBar implement:
notificationReceived: function(notification, payload, sender) {
    if(notification == "AIRBARHELPER_INPUT") {
        // action you would like to have happen
    }
}

I have not currently published any module that use this compatibility, but it is easy to fork an existing module or to build it into a new app. If you add the functionality to an existing app let me know and I'll link it here.

It supports the following inputs: motion = "up", "down" "right", "left", "touch", "double_touch", "hold"

Additionally the notification reports the start and end coridnates so you can interpret input yourself. The key for those fields are: "startX", "startY", "endX", "endY"

Using the module

To use this module, add the following configuration block to the modules array in the config/config.js file:

var config = {
    modules: [
        {
	module: "MMM-AirbarHelper",
	config: {
		barPosition: 'top',
                debugMode: false
		}
	}
    ]
}

Configuration options

Option Description
barPosition Optional Describes the orientation the bar is positioned as described when facing the mirror. Options include: "bottom", "top", "left", "right"
debugMode Optional If true it displays the last input on the top left. Options include: true, false
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