This python package is a port of the existing SparkFun Qwiic PIR Arduino Library
This package can be used in conjunction with the overall SparkFun qwiic Python Package
New to qwiic? Take a look at the entire SparkFun qwiic ecosystem.
The Qwiic Button Python package current supports the following platforms:
This repository is hosted on PyPi as the sparkfun-qwiic-pir package. On systems that support PyPi installation via pip, this library is installed using the following commands
For all users (note: the user must have sudo privileges):
sudo pip install sparkfun-qwiic-pir
For the current user:
pip install sparkfun-qwiic-pir
To install, make sure the setuptools package is installed on the system.
Direct installation at the command line:
python setup.py install
To build a package for use with pip:
python setup.py sdist
A package file is built and placed in a subdirectory called dist. This package file can be installed using pip.
cd dist pip install sparkfun-qwiic-pir-<version>.tar.gz
See the examples directory for more detailed use examples.
from __future__ import print_function import qwiic_pir import time import sys debounce_time = .20 def run_example(): print("\nSparkFun Qwiic PIR Example 1\n") my_PIR = qwiic_pir.QwiicPIR() if my_PIR.begin() == False: print("The Qwiic PIR isn't connected to the system. Please check your connection", \ file=sys.stderr) return print ("Waiting 30 seconds for PIR to stabilize") for i in range(0, 30): print(i) time.sleep(1) print("Device Stable") while True: if my_PIR.raw_reading() is True: print("Object Detected") else: print("Object Removed") time.sleep(debounce_time) if __name__ == '__main__': try: run_example() except (KeyboardInterrupt, SystemExit) as exErr: print("\nEnding Example 1") sys.exit(0)