WiFi Controlled Car with a Self Hosted HTML/JS Joystick Using a Wemos D1 Mini/ESP8266

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Here’s a video of the car in action:

Gallery of all the pictures I took.

The most recent project I decided to work on was a line following robot. However, as I was testing it to make sure the direction code was working, I decided to develop something that I can control from my smartphone. It turned out much better than I was expecting, so I figured I should make a blog post about it. Read more...

WindyWire (Buzz Wire) Game Using a Wemos D1 Mini/ESP8266

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I’ve seen these games around, and I wanted to make my own. The object is simple. The metal wand has a loop with a long windy wire going through it, and the object is to get from one end of the wire to the other, without touching the wand to the wire. It automatically detects when the game is starting and when it ends, and records the last time and record time. It also displays this information on the OLED display and it buzzes when the wire is touched. Read more...