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The Jedi

Star Wars Droid Translator Helmets
Advanced
  • 7,687
  • 57

Wear helmets & speak Droid to each other! Everyone hears droid "language" but wearers of the helmets hear each others' actual voice instead!

The Bounty Hunter

Death Star word clock
Intermediate
  • 1,222
  • 19

Full instructions

A word clock resembling the Death Star. Edgelit acrylic and an RGB matrix provide for neat light effects. Good looking AND useful!

The Droid

The Online Force Detector
Intermediate
  • 24,356
  • 59

Full instructions

This is the Online Force Detector. It tells me in real time which of my friends are connected to the Playstation Network.

Other entries

Use the Force... Or your Brainwaves?
Advanced
  • 7,876
  • 53

Full instructions

Thought controlled system with personal webserver and 3 working functions: robot controller, home automation and PC mouse controller.

Holocron Lamp for the Discerning Jedi
Intermediate
  • 2,784
  • 48

With the wave of your hand, the Holocron opens up keeping you on the light-side.

Enter the house like a Sith Lord
Easy
  • 7,567
  • 44

Full instructions

With a pair of Photons and a MP3 shield, I can have the Imperial March start playing in the house when I arrive home.

Photon Lightsaber Controller for VR/AR
Intermediate
  • 3,369
  • 37

Full instructions

Ever wanted to build your own Lightsaber? You can create your own LightSaber controller in VR using Photon to learn the Jedi ways.

The Force of Things
Intermediate
  • 1,960
  • 29

Control all of your Things using "The Force." Also monitor your "Force" activity with ubidots.

Photon WiFi Strength Meter v2
Easy
  • 1,747
  • 28

A device made with a bar graph and a Particle Photon to show the WiFi strength.

Home Automation
Easy
  • 8,573
  • 27

Full instructions

In this project will automating your home. You can control your electronic devices using your mobile phone.

Home Automation

Team DiyHacker

Jedi Light Switch
Advanced
  • 2,018
  • 22

Full instructions

Replace your boring old wall light switch with this Photon based switch to control Lifx lighting with touch or the wave of a Jedi.

Blaster with AWS Alexa Voice Control & IR Firing Power
Intermediate
  • 1,786
  • 22

Full instructions

Using an AWS Alexa Skill, remotely issue commands to a Particle enabled blaster (now with IR firing power for Stromtrooper and TV control)

LEDsaber : Color Customizable Lightsaber
Easy
  • 907
  • 17

So I heard you guys want to be a Jedi, don't let emotions cloud your judgement Padawan.

Lobot 2.0: Wearable Headgear
Intermediate
  • 1,389
  • 17

Full instructions

Turn your headphones into a wearable computer that can send and receive commands through a web page or a Pebble Time watch.

Interactive Star Wars 3D Art
Advanced
  • 1,110
  • 15

Full instructions

Did you miss Darth Vader in the latest movie! Just hang this on your wall!

Brick Droid
Easy
  • 613
  • 15

Full instructions

Using a Particle Photon, a few servos, and some toy building bricks....you can build your own autonomous droid with the kids!

Control any Device with your Hand!
Intermediate
  • 929
  • 15

Full instructions

Shake your hand and switch on your devices!

Dustbunny - A Particle.io Controlled Rover
Intermediate
  • 858
  • 14

Full instructions

Dustbunny - A simple Particle.io Web/Wifi controlled rover.

Force Fielder
Advanced
  • 831
  • 13

Full instructions

Interactive laser controllers fire at a light saber sensor which publishes motion data to a force field web visualization.

Darth Vader's Command center
Intermediate
  • 763
  • 13

Full instructions

Use the Photon and 3D printed part to make Darth Vader's Command center, which display weather,surf report,tweets and a message from Mom.

Use the Force – Biofeedback Heart Monitor with Particle
Advanced
  • 805
  • 10

Full instructions

Visualize and Control your Heart Rate with Kylo Ren's Lightsaber, Particle, Microsoft Band, and Windows 10

Lobot Simulator
Intermediate
  • 1,691
  • 10

This system simulates functions performed by the cyborg from the Empire Strikes Back.

Little Sentry Droid
Intermediate
  • 715
  • 9

Full instructions

This little droid will turn on the lights and make a fuss when any motion is detected. It can also be remotely monitored and controlled.

Cloud connected Reconnaissance Droid
Advanced
  • 2,416
  • 9

Work in progress

The Recon droid will detect the rebel scum and report back to the Empire. Control movement through Bluetooth or Wi-Fi.

How to Impress Darth Vader
Intermediate
  • 418
  • 8

Full instructions

I want to impress Darth Vader with this Photon/Littlebits project. I tried different things, but only way is to use the Force.

R2D2 - Weather Assistant
Easy
  • 492
  • 8

R2D2 will connect to the particle.io IoT cloud and display the outside temperature so I can dress my kids weather appropriate.

Blind Object Scanner
Intermediate
  • 468
  • 8

Detecting objects that coming in front of Star Wars vehicle, depends on detecting the monitor gives real time warning in graphical interface

Force Control Anything!
Easy
  • 800
  • 7

Full instructions

Will you choose your own destiny? Shows how to integrate devices with the "force" using a Particle and Leap Motion

Foton - The connected lightsaber
Intermediate
  • 382
  • 7

Full instructions

Foton is a special lightsaber, which can monitor temperature and humidity of a room, detect movements, and send those data to a smartphone.

Water level indicator with SMS alert for emergency flood
Intermediate
  • 479
  • 6

whenever the level of water ir raised from a particular level it is not indicated to far away people for that this project is designed

TV-B-Glove
Intermediate
  • 384
  • 6

Full instructions

Now you too can feel the power of the dark side and watch as your enemies kneel before your power. And it all works without solder!

Bringing Darth Vader to life with Lights and Sounds
Intermediate
  • 339
  • 6

Full instructions

My favorite Star Wars prop is my full-size Darth Vader that stands in my living room. I've wanted to add lights and sounds for a while now.

You are the ultimate bounty hunter
Easy
  • 650
  • 5

Full instructions

As a bounty hunter you have to to change you allegiance to meet the situation. Build this project to help you get the job done!

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