Hobby Projects

Software, hardware, and everything in between

Smart Game Board – Software and testing

Smart Game Board – Software and testing

Software Having everything assembled and tested (all the connections), I started with writing libraries for the LEDs, sensors and handling overall game board state. Then came the game logic (Checkers). Nothing really surprising, and if you’re feeling comfortable with C++ this should be a fairly straight forward step. I wanted to organize code efficiently, soRead more about Smart Game Board – Software and testing[…]

LED Showpiece

LED Showpiece

This project was born from an idea that it would be helpful to have some kind of light/indication on desk at work as a hint for colleagues telling whether we’re currently busy with something critical, or they can freely approach and ask questions if needed. While there are available solutions we could buy for ~$50, it’s moreRead more about LED Showpiece[…]

OBD-II Car lights

OBD-II Car lights

I wanted to try something new – pull the data from car, and see what cool things can be done with it. The design for this project was inspired by TV show Knight Rider, with more modes, reading data directly from the car (through OBD-II port). Built in multiple modes: pre-defined animations, animations dependent onRead more about OBD-II Car lights[…]