Thursday, November 10, 2016

Manage animatronic props from a wireless tablet, Part 1

Moving up to a Raspberry Pi from the Arduino provides several benefits.  The Pi is basically a computer which allows us to do a whole lot more.  We have more choices in programming languages, the ability to play high quality video and audio files, and with the Pi 3's integrated wireless network interface we can even turn the Pi into an access point and configure the prop via an iPad (or other wireless tablet) using a web interface.