phyTree Happy Holidays

Due to social distancing requirements, PHYTEC held an end of year celebration virtually this year. Therefore our Christmas tree lighting had to some how go virtual as well. So, our team created a remote controlled system based utilizing our phyBOARD-i.MX 8M dev kit.

What is the phyTree?

This decorated Cypress tree resides outside the PHYTEC Bainbridge Island office. We used the PHYTEC phyCORE-i.MX8M development kit with lighttpd as a webserver. Our web interface allows for users to remotely turn on/off lights and live stream the tree at the office.



How was the phyTree made?

Here’s a quick overview of the technical details:

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