There are plenty of methods to allow your gadgets to communicate wirelessly: Bluetooth, radio frequencies, and of course, IR LEDs just to name a few.Ã‚ Today we’ll teach you how to use IR LEDs as communication devices for your projects. Infrared light is invisible to the human eye, but can be picked up by cameras.
- This tutorial has some simple circuits and explanations.
- Johnny Lee has plenty of fantastic videos using IR LEDs for communication using the WiiMote.
- Each button on a universal remote emits a unique, rapid pulsation of IR light. You can capture these codes and use them to control an Arduino. “If code 100111001 then blink pin 12.”
- Further info can also be found here and here too.
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