GlowHouse is a prototype for a children's "chillaxing" space that's equal parts bed and private hang out space. There is an 8 x 12 array of 96 WS2812 LEDs embedded in the roof and when an LED tactile button is pressed, a light sequence is played.


Further development goals include working with my kids to add features, learn about electronics and programming together. Together, we would like to:

    • Pair night time "sleepy" sounds like frogs, owls, crickets and rain with blinking star, moon phase and constellation abstractions in dimly lit and softly glowing light animations.

    • Incorporate motion sensors so that the lights react to input from inside and outside of the structure.

    • Develop an IOS app to create light animations that can be uploaded in real time.

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