Create OLED or LCD Display Content with Pillow – Graphics and Fonts

Featuring the SSD1331 display and the Python Pillow library, I create and test content on the PC before porting to the Raspberry Pi with the attached OLED screen. Also, I include Truetype FreeFont and graphic images as part of the setup and demonstration.  Additionally, I include plenty of example Python code. Continue reading “Create OLED or LCD Display Content with Pillow – Graphics and Fonts”

OLED Display Library Setup for the Raspberry Pi featuring SSD1331

Thanks to an impressive Python library, we can connect various types of OLED displays to the Raspberry Pi such as the SSD1331 colour display. So to get this vivid, high-contrast 16-bit colour display up and running, I take a look at how to set up this library from   Luma.OLED. Additionally, I also show how to install and run the many examples available. Continue reading “OLED Display Library Setup for the Raspberry Pi featuring SSD1331”

Ultrasonic HC-SR04 Sensor Python Library for Raspberry Pi GPIO

This guide takes you through the steps to install and set up the new HC-SR04 distance measuring sensor Python Library. First, we connect the ultrasonic module to the Raspberry Pi GPIO pins. Then, we use pip to install the Python module. Followed by, a walkthrough of the ultrasonic Python module features. Continue reading “Ultrasonic HC-SR04 Sensor Python Library for Raspberry Pi GPIO”