Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Raspberry Pi: Python Traffic Light Program

Here is a very simple Python program to demonstrate the "Push your Pi ! 8 LED & 8 Button breakout board for your Raspberry Pi GPIO" from http://mypishop.com/ (I wrote about this board in an earlier post).

It used the left 3 leds for one signal light, and the right 3 leds for the other one. I know that the lights are all red rather than red/yellow/green, you have to use your imagination :-)

The program is very trivial, but hopefully easy to understand for a newbie. 

Make sure that you install the required RPIO package as described in another post.

Next step would be to use two of the push buttons to indicate traffic in the left turn lane and trigger a flashing advanced green.

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