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The Find home detector is a device to show me the way home by indicating the direction with a light. It uses a LilyPad, GPS, compass and some ...
Hardware: LilyPad Arduino GPS Micro-Mini Compass Module with Tilt Compensation 7 x LEDs to indicate direction Conductive thread Fabric Battery holder (4 x AAA) Battery Optional Hardware 2 ...
Software Arduino IDE Software librarys: TinyGPS by Mikal Hart NewSoftSerial by Mikal Hart Wire for I2C communication with the compass Sketch http://github.com/evilmachina/Find-home-detector
Start with the Lilipad and then the component closest GPS, compas and last the leds TIP: Use glue to insulate and protect conductive thread knots.
Attach the Magnetic Snap to the bottom of the battery holder and to the fabric.
Attach the Magnetic Snap or buttons alongside the side of the cloth.
Download the sketch from http://github.com/evilmachina/Find-home-detector or use the attached pde file. Update destinationLat and destinationLon to the location you want to find and upload it to your Lilypad.
Have fun! /Marcus http://www.slickstreamer.info/
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