Motion Detect with calendar
The goal is to save power! If you have e.g. a MagicMirror (https://magicmirror.builders) it is useless to have it powered on all the time. Therefore we will use a motion detector to check if someone is in the same room to power on the monitor for a short time (e.g. 5 minutes).
GPIO users and MagicMirror fans
In order to complete this tutorial you will need:
Optionally you can use a breadboard in order to simplify things. But because you only need three cables this is not neccessary.
In order to complete this tutorial you will need to have some basic knowledge of
In order to complete this tutorial you will need the following tools and/or software:
This tutorial exists of a number of lessons which must be followed in order to reach the desired effect. Please review each step by clicking on the title
1 - The basics
2 - Testing the monitor
3 - Connecting and testing the PIR
4 - The Python scripts
5 - Bringing it all together