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Zero wires. Infinite uses.

The LightBlue Bean is a low energy Bluetooth Arduino microcontroller. Using Bluetooth 4.0, it is programmed wirelessly, runs on a coin cell battery, and is perfect for smartphone controlled projects.

  • Programmable Arduino
  • Bluetooth Low Energy
  • Cross-platform compatible
Bluetooth RC
Easy
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Work in progress

RC car controlled using BLE.

Bluetooth Voting Box
Intermediate
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Full instructions

Get a room full of people to vote on a quiz wirelessly!

Touched by Time – Cyborgism
Advanced
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I have no “sense" of time - can I develop one? Tempo is a wearable device that feeds time data to my skin through vibration patterns.

Log Data on SD Card Using the LightBlue Bean
Easy
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  • 1

Full instructions

This is tutorial on how to log Data on LightBlue Bean

O-Zone: DIY Bluetooth Battery Lamp
Intermediate
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  • 1

Full instructions

O-Zone is a DIY Bluetooth lamp. You can modify the color of the lamp and also the brightness of leds.

CastMinder - The Cast and Splint Monitoring System
Advanced
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  • 0

Work in progress

The CastMinder system can detect complications in orthopedic casts and splints while healing patients faster and with less pain.

Playing slow catch with the Bean
Easy
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Full instructions

Technology and kids does not necessarily mean tablets and video games. A Lightblue Bean wearable is a small tech addition to good old games.

Getting Started with Bluetooth Low Energy using Xamarin
Easy
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Protip

a quick tutorial and a great testing tool to make sure your BLE device is properly connecting and sending values.

Web-controlled BoE-Shield Robot with the LightBlue Bean[+]
Intermediate
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  • 21

Full instructions

Have you ever wanted to control a robot from a web browser? Use the LightBlue Bean[+] (LBB[+]) to control a BoE-Shield Robot using BLE.

Electronic Egg Toss Game
Easy
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Full instructions

The classic picnic game is messy, but this version will let you practice indoors.

Handy BLE app / Bean Car
Intermediate
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Work in progress

Remote control bean powered car driven with an iPhone running the Handy BLE app.

Bean Lock
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Full instructions

A Bluetooth controlled door lock

Dodecatimer
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Work in progress

Simple interval timer

Dodecatimer

Team Hedron

Water Detection System
Intermediate
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Full instructions

Send email alerts with LightBlue Bean using Node-RED on Raspberry Pi

Data Pyrotechnics
Intermediate
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Full instructions

What happens when you strap a LightBlue Bean to some fireworks?

Too Much IoT - Tweeting Pregnancy Test
Intermediate
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Full instructions

A connected pregnancy test that tweets your results instantly, and text messages your mom. May also be used as a light switch.

LightBlue Bean: Arduino Basics
Easy
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Protip

This little Bluetooth board is ideal for wearable tech and tiny robots. Get started with these projects!

Smartphone controlled mood light
Advanced
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Full instructions

This tutorial teaches you how to make a mood light that you can change color and intensity of using your iPhone.

Tiny CapSense Ukulele
Intermediate
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Full instructions

Interested in making a tiny insrument? This tutorial shows you how to build a tiny ukulele!

Tiny CapSense Ukulele

Team Punch Through

Hypnos Pendant
Easy
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Full instructions

A wearable that promotes mindfully spending your time, which also helps trigger lucid dreams.

Tic-Tac-LED Explorer
Intermediate
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  • 5

Awesome Bluetooth-controlled bottle of Tic Tacs with every color under the sun, powered by Light Blue Bean.

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