Sam and Anna: Laptop Temp Meter

For this assignment we decided to repurpose the Love-O-Meter so that it would act as a sensor to tell a user when their laptop is overheating.  We swapped out all red LEDs for a blue, a yellow, and a red to show a progression from cool/room temperature (blue) to heated (yellow) to overheating (red) to alert the user when their laptop begins to overheat.  Since neither of our laptops were overheating, for the purposes of demo-ing it we programmed it so that smaller intervals of heat from our fingers would trigger the LEDs.  For actual use on computers we would keep the baseline at around 20C, but make it intervals of temperature increase needed to trigger an LED much greater since human body temperature is around 38C and an overheating computer is upwards of 160C.



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