Bowen Feng
Published © LGPL

IoT Santa Tracker on Colorful World Map

Use MKR1000 to show the Santa location in real-time on a colorful world map made of neopixels.

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Things used in this project

Hardware components

Arduino MKR1000
Arduino MKR1000
×1
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
×1
FR-1 Printed Circuit Board Blanks
×2
Translucent Colored Cast Acrylic (Sign Lighting White 40%)
×1
Neopixel WS2812B
×30
Micro USB female connector
×1
SMD 10uF Capacitor
×30
SMD 1000uF Capacitor
×1
M3 Nylon screws, standoffs and nuts
×4

Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE
Python
Flask
Autodesk Eagle CAD
Otherplan

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Bantam Tools Desktop PCB Milling Machine
Bantam Tools Desktop PCB Milling Machine
Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
Hot Air Soldering Rework Station w/ Three Nozzles - Quick 957D

Story

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Custom parts and enclosures

The world map SVG file

Schematics

The main circuit board

The schematics file for the main circuit board

Code

Everything for this project

All the source code for this project, including the MKR1000 firmware, software running on Raspberry Pi, and the hardware CAD files.

Credits

Bowen Feng

Bowen Feng

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