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Controlling a servo position with hand gesture for Arduino Robojax.com

Controlling a servo position with hand gesture for Arduino

You will need to download the Gesture sensor library from GetHub here Watch Gesture Control It will not work if you do not watch this video

Source code for controlling Servo with your hand


 
/****************************************************************
Modefied for RoboJax by A.B.S on May 09, 2017
in Ajax, Ontario, Canada. www.RoboJax.com


Original Soruce:
APDS-9960 RGB and Gesture Sensor
Shawn Hymel @ SparkFun Electronics
May 30, 2014
https://github.com/sparkfun/APDS-9960_RGB_and_Gesture_Sensor


Distributed as-is; no warranty is given.
****************************************************************/

#include <Wire.h>

// added by RoboJax
#include <Servo.h>

#include <SparkFun_APDS9960.h>


Servo myservo;  // create servo object to control a servo // added by RoboJax

// Pins
#define APDS9960_INT    2 // Needs to be an interrupt pin

// Constants

// Global Variables
SparkFun_APDS9960 apds = SparkFun_APDS9960();
int isr_flag = 0;

void setup() {
 myservo.attach(9);  // attaches the servo on pin 9 to the servo object
  // Set interrupt pin as input
  pinMode(APDS9960_INT, INPUT);

  // Initialize Serial port
  Serial.begin(9600);
  Serial.println();
  Serial.println(F("--------------------------------"));
  Serial.println(F("SparkFun APDS-9960 - GestureTest"));
  Serial.println(F("--------------------------------"));
  
  // Initialize interrupt service routine
  attachInterrupt(0, interruptRoutine, FALLING);

  // Initialize APDS-9960 (configure I2C and initial values)
  if ( apds.init() ) {
    Serial.println(F("APDS-9960 initialization complete"));
  } else {
    Serial.println(F("Something went wrong during APDS-9960 init!"));
  }
  
  // Start running the APDS-9960 gesture sensor engine
  if ( apds.enableGestureSensor(true) ) {
    Serial.println(F("Gesture sensor is now running"));
  } else {
    Serial.println(F("Something went wrong during gesture sensor init!"));
  }
}

void loop() {
  if( isr_flag == 1 ) {
    detachInterrupt(0);
    handleGesture();
    isr_flag = 0;
    attachInterrupt(0, interruptRoutine, FALLING);
  }
}

void interruptRoutine() {
  isr_flag = 1;
}

void handleGesture() {
    if ( apds.isGestureAvailable() ) {
    switch ( apds.readGesture() ) {
      case DIR_UP:
        Serial.println("UP");
        break;
      case DIR_DOWN:
        Serial.println("DOWN");
        break;
      case DIR_LEFT:
        Serial.println("LEFT");
        myservo.write(180);  // added by RoboJax
        break;
      case DIR_RIGHT:
        Serial.println("RIGHT");
        myservo.write(0);   // added by RoboJax
        break;
      case DIR_NEAR:
        Serial.println("NEAR");
        break;
      case DIR_FAR:
        Serial.println("FAR");
        break;
      default:
        Serial.println("NONE");
    }
  }
}