Daniele Bonaldo
Published © CC BY

Android Things Word Clock

An Android Things-powered clock that allows the user to actually READ the time! Control it via Nearby API or through voice commands.

IntermediateFull instructions provided10 hours12,651
Android Things Word Clock

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
×1
Arduino Nano R3
Arduino Nano R3
×1
NeoPixel strip
NeoPixel strip
×1
Picture frame
×1
Laser-cut letters layout
×1
Extra piece of wood (same size of the layout)
×1

Software apps and online services

Android Things
Google Android Things
Firebase
Google Firebase
Actions on Google
Actions on Google

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)

Story

Read more

Schematics

WS2801

Direct connection of the 4 wires required by the WS2801 LED strip to the Android Things board

WS2812B

With WS2812B LEDs, we need to use an external module (in this case an Arduino Nano) as a man in the middle between the LEDs and the Android Things board.

Code

Android Things word clock on Github

Credits

Daniele Bonaldo

Daniele Bonaldo

0 projects • 8 followers
Contact

Comments