JACIII Vol.19 No.2 pp. 205-211
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2015.p0205


App Controllable Intelligent Desk Lamp System

Yu Ping Liao*, Ruei Chang Lu**, Pang Tzu Liu*, Jing Xiang Cao*, and Ko Chi Wei*

*Department of Electronic Engineering, Chien Hsin University of Science and Technology
No.229, Jianxing Road, Zhongli City, Taoyuan County 32097, Taiwan
**Department of Electronic Engineering, National Ilan University
1, Sec. 1, Shen-Lung Road, I-Lan, 260, Taiwan

May 7, 2014
November 21, 2014
Online released:
March 20, 2015
March 20, 2015
FPGA, intelligent desk lamp, image processing, 3D printer, servo motor control

In this paper, we propose a FPGA based intelligent desk lamp system with a camera, two servo motors and LEDs. The proposed lamp system can automatically trace a moving book with a red bookmark by pan and tilt control to provide sufficient illumination. Thus, the user can read book with enough light for eye caring. The architecture of the system includes a vision system and a servo-motor control system. The image processing module inside the system can obtain the book’s position data. According to the book’s position data, two servo motors automatically adjust the pan and tilt angles of the desk lamp. The adjustable ranges for pan and tilt angles are 40° and 30°, respectively. Additionally, an App is designed and allows the user to remotely control the lamp by using a smartphone. All the processing modules are implemented on Altera DE0-Nano kit with Cyclonetex® IV EP4CE22F17C6N FPGA with Verilog HDL.

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