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Arduino + Android Projects for the Evil Genius: Control Arduino with Your Smartphone or Tablet by Simon Monk

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CHAPTER 4TV Remote

THE LIFE OF A MINION is a short brutal affair in which the minions must take pleasure where they can. One popular amusement of the Evil Genius’ minions is to hide the remote control for the TV. Even severe punishments are not sufficient to deter the minions from indulging in this dangerous pastime.

In light of this, the Evil Genius decided to invent a project that would allow him to use his Android phone and a clever little accessory project to let him regain control of the TV whenever he wishes (see Figure 4-1).

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Figure 4-1 The TV remote Android accessory

The Android control software for the project is shown in Figure 4-2.

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