Designing a Smart Mirror as a Laboratory Information Media Using Raspberry Pi

Denny Hardiyanto(1), Galang Wicaksono(2), Anggoro S Pramudyo(3), Rian Fahrizal(4), Romi Wiryadinata(5*)

(1) Institut Sains & Teknologi AKPRIND Yogyakarta
(2) Universitas Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa
(3) Universitas Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa
(4) Universitas Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa
(5) Universitas Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa
(*) Corresponding Author


Development of microprocessor technology provides new ideas for creating smart devices, one of which is in the field of smart home. Smart home is a concept of a home integrated with a smart system and supported by technology that enables all work to be more effective and efficient. Mirror is a household device that is beneficial to humans. In this paper, a research on smart mirrors is explained. A smart mirror is a mirror integrated with an intelligent system so that it can display multimedia data originating from the internet using Raspberry as a computing tool, PIR sensor as a tool to control monitors, and DC fans as a tool to control temperature system. In this paper, the mirror was able to display information about time, weather, academic calendar, lab work schedules, prayer schedules, and academic news. A PIR sensor has a good accuracy when the device is placed at 180 cm above the ground and the distance between mirror and humans when mirroring is 70 cm. A DC fan was utilized to stabilize the system temperature in a range of 40 to 50 oC.


Smart Mirror; Raspberry Pi; PIR Sensor; DC Fan; Smart Home

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