Friday, August 28, 2015

RFID-triggered inductive charging a Parrot Jumping Sumo

It works (tacky YouTube music and all)!

Obviously the IKEA box will be replaced with something a little more visually-appealing (and with less masking tape), but the basic RFID detection and charging enablement control loop works perfectly. The code for the Raspberry Pi is on GitHub.

These are the basic components so far: