Luigi Francesco Cerfeda
Published © GPL3+

IoT Ambient Light: Zerynth Lamp

Smart lighting is a catalyst for the IoT. In this tutorial we'll see how to control NeoPixel LEDs via mobile using the Zerynth App.

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IoT Ambient Light: Zerynth Lamp

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Zerynth Shield
×1
Arduino Due
Arduino Due
×1
STM32 Nucleo ST NUCLEO
×1
Photon
Particle Photon
×1
UDOO DUAL
UDOO DUAL
×1
Adafruit NeoPixel
×1

Software apps and online services

Zerynth Studio
Zerynth Studio
Zerynth App

Story

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Schematics

Zerynth Lamp: Electronics

Dsc 3964

Code

main.py

Python
################################################################################
# Zerynth Lamp
#
# Created by Zerynth Team 2015 CC
# Authors: G. Baldi, D. Mazzei
################################################################################



# import needed modules
import streams
from bcm43362 import bcm43362 as wifi_driver
from wireless import wifi
import animation
from toishield  import toishield

# and import the zerynthapp module
from zerynthapp import zerynthapp

streams.serial()

# connect to a wifi network
try:
    wifi_driver.auto_init()

    print("Establishing Link...")
    wifi.link("SSID",wifi.WIFI_WPA2,"password")

    print("Ok!")
        
except Exception as e:
    print(e)


# save the template.html in the board flash with new_resource
new_resource("template.html")

#### ZerynthApp Setup

# :: Javascript to Python ::
# the following functions will be called when buttons are pressed
def change_color(r, g, b):
    animation.setup_color(r, g, b)

def change_animation(n):
    animation.setup_anim(n)

def change_speed(n):
    animation.setup_anim_speed(n)

# configure the Zerynth app with a name, a descripton and the template url
vp = zerynthapp.ZerynthApp("Zerynth Lamp", "Try me!", "resource://template.html")

# everytime Javascript generates events the corresponding functions are called
vp.on("change_color", change_color)
vp.on("change_animation", change_animation)
vp.on("change_speed", change_speed)

# run the ZerynthApp!
vp.run()

# since vp.run starts a new thread, you can do whatever else you want down here!
# let's control leds

animation.start(D6, 24)

template.html

HTML
<html>
    <head>
        <zerynth/>
        <zerynth-jquery/>
        <zerynth-jquery-mobile/>
        <zerynth-jqwidgets/>
        <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
    </head>        
    <body>
        <div data-role="page">
            <div data-role="header"><h1>Zerynth Lamp</h1></div>
            <div role="main" class="ui-content" style="text-align:center">
                <div style="margin: 3px; float: left;" id="dropDownButton">
                <div style="padding: 3px;">
                    <div id="colorPicker"></div>
                </div>
                </div>
                <button class="ui-btn ui-btn-inline ui-shadow" onclick="ZerynthApp.call('change_color',cur_color.r,cur_color.g,cur_color.b)">Colorize!</button>
                <form>        
                    <div data-role="fieldcontain">
                    <label for="animselect">Animation:</label>
                    <select name="animselect" id="animselect">
                        <option value="0">Little Snakes</option>
                        <option value="1">Spinner</option>
                        <option value="2">Rainbow</option>
                        <option value="3">Pulse</option>
                    </select>
                    </div>
                </form>
                <form>
                    <label for="speedslider">Animation Speed:</label>
                    <input type="range" name="speedslider" id="speedslider" data-highlight="true" min="0" max="100" value="50">
                </form>
            </div>
            <div data-role="footer">Powered by Zerynth (www.zerynth.com)</div>
        </div>
        <script>
            var cur_color = {r: 0x54, g: 0x9a, b:0x97};
            function getTextElementByColor(color) {
                if (color == 'transparent' || color.hex == "") {
                    return $("<div style='text-shadow: none; position: relative; padding-bottom: 2px; margin-top: 2px;'>transparent</div>");
                }
                var element = $("<div style='text-shadow: none; position: relative; padding-bottom: 2px; margin-top: 2px;'>#" + color.hex + "</div>");
                var nThreshold = 105;
                var bgDelta = (color.r * 0.299) + (color.g * 0.587) + (color.b * 0.114);
                cur_color.r = color.r;
                cur_color.g = color.g;
                cur_color.b = color.b;
                var foreColor = (255 - bgDelta < nThreshold) ? 'Black' : 'White';
                element.css('color', foreColor);
                element.css('background', "#" + color.hex);
                element.addClass('jqx-rc-all');
                return element;
            }
            $(document).ready(function () {
                console.log("ready!")
                $("#colorPicker").on('colorchange', function (event) {
                    $("#dropDownButton").jqxDropDownButton('setContent', getTextElementByColor(event.args.color));
                });
                $("#colorPicker").jqxColorPicker({ color: "5a9a97", colorMode: 'saturation', width: 220, height: 220});
                $("#dropDownButton").jqxDropDownButton({ width: 150, height: 22});
                $("#dropDownButton").jqxDropDownButton('setContent', getTextElementByColor(new $.jqx.color({ hex: "549a97" })));   
                ZerynthApp.jquerymobile_scalecontent();
                $("#animselect").change(function() {               
                    ZerynthApp.call('change_animation',parseInt($('#animselect').val()));                                         
                });
                $("#speedslider").on('slidestop',function() {
                    ZerynthApp.call('change_speed',parseInt($('#speedslider').val()));
                });
            });
            
        </script>
    </body>
</html>

animation.py

Python
################################################################################
# Zerynth Lamp
#
# Created by Zerynth Team 2015 CC
# Authors: G. Baldi, D. Mazzei
################################################################################

#Lamp animation functions

from neopixel import ledstrips as neo
import threading

lock = threading.Lock()

# the Zerynth color :)
color = [0x54,0x9a,0x97]
anim = 0
anim_speed = 50
leds = None
layer0 = None
layer1 = None
layer2 = None
npins =0 
stopped=False
stopcolor = [0xff,0xff,0xff]

# create all the needed layers

# let's define some coefficients for smooth animation (half a sinus wave)
animation_coefficients = [
    0,
    0.2588190451,
    0.5,
    0.7071067812,
    0.8660254038,
    0.9659258263,
    1,
    0.9659258263,
    0.8660254038,
    0.7071067812,
    0.5,
    0.2588190451]

rainbow = [
    (0xff,0x00,0x00),
    (0xff,0x7f,0x00),
    (0xff,0xff,0x00),
    (0x00,0xff,0x00),
    (0x00,0x00,0xff),
    (0x4b,0x00,0x82),
    (0x8f,0x00,0xff)
]

def setup_anim(n):
    global layer0,layer1,layer2,anim

    # fill layers with their initial values
    lock.acquire()
    leds.clear()
    layer2.clear()
    layer0.clear()
    layer1.clear()
    n=n%4
    if n==0:
        layer0[0]=(100,0,0)
        layer0[1]=(100,0,0)
        layer0[2]=(100,0,0)
        layer1[0]=(0,100,0)
        layer1[1]=(0,100,0)
        layer1[2]=(0,100,0)    
    elif n==1:
        for x in range(npins//2):
            layer0[x]=(100//(2*x+1),0,0)
            layer1[npins-x-1]=(0,100//(2*x+1),0)
        layer2.clear()
    elif n==2:
        layer1.clear()
        pstep=0
        for x in range(npins):
            step = x*len(rainbow)/npins
            rx = (rainbow[int(step)][0]+rainbow[int(pstep)][0])//4
            gx = (rainbow[int(step)][1]+rainbow[int(pstep)][1])//4
            bx = (rainbow[int(step)][2]+rainbow[int(pstep)][2])//4
            layer0[x]=(rx,gx,bx)
            pstep=step
    elif n==3:
        layer0.clear()
        layer1.clear()
    anim=n
    lock.release()
    
def setup_anim_speed(n):
    global anim_speed
    anim_speed=n
    
def setup_color(r,g,b):
    global color
    #print("Color:",r,g,b)
    color[0]=r
    color[1]=g
    color[2]=b

# Create a function to handle background animation
def animate_background(delay):
    global color
    step=0
    while True:
        if (anim==3 or anim==0) and not stopped:
            lock.acquire()
            layer2.setall(int(color[0]*animation_coefficients[step]/2),int(color[1]*animation_coefficients[step]/2),int(color[2]*animation_coefficients[step]/2))
            lock.release()
            step += 1
            if step >= len(animation_coefficients):
                step=0
        else:
            lock.acquire()
            layer2.clear();
            layer2.setall(stopcolor[0],stopcolor[1],stopcolor[2])
            lock.release()
        sleep(delay+500-5*anim_speed)

def animate_foreground(delay):
    while True:
        if not stopped:
            lock.acquire()
            if anim == 0:
                layer0.lshift()
                layer1.rshift()
            elif anim == 1:
                layer0.rshift()
                layer1.rshift()
            elif anim == 2:
                layer0.rshift()
                layer1.rshift()
            elif anim == 3:
                layer0.lshift()
                layer1.lshift()
            lock.release()
        else:
            lock.acquire()
            layer0.clear()
            layer1.clear()
            lock.release()
        sleep(delay+100-anim_speed)

def start(pin,numpins):
    global leds,layer0,layer1,layer2,npins
    npins=numpins
    leds = neo.LedStrip(pin,numpins)
    layer0 = neo.LedStrip(pin,numpins)
    layer1 = neo.LedStrip(pin,numpins)
    layer2 = neo.LedStrip(pin,numpins)
    setup_anim(0)
    setup_anim_speed(50)
    
    # start the background animation thread
    thread(animate_background,500)
    
    # start the foreground animation thread
    thread(animate_foreground,50)
    while True:
        # clear leds
        leds.clear()
        # now, acquire the lock
        lock.acquire()
        # merge the first and second layer
        leds.merge(layer0)
        leds.merge(layer1)
        # merge the background layer only where leds is transparent (0,0,0) 
        leds.merge(layer2,neo.first_color)
        # release the lock
        lock.release()
        # and light it up!
        leds.on()
        sleep(50)

def stop(r,g,b):
    global stopped
    global stopcolor
    stopcolor[0]=r
    stopcolor[1]=g
    stopcolor[2]=b
    stopped=True
    
def resume():
    global stopped
    stopped = False
    setup_anim(anim)

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Luigi Francesco Cerfeda

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