Do you want to be always green in Teams? This fun diy project will help you - a mouse jiggler that keeps your screen and Zoom and Teams awake.
The idea came when I had a fun conversation with a friend of mine about presence status tracking and how ineffecient it is. As a matter of fact I found a whole lot of products and diy projects just for faking your presence status. So it sounded like a fun challenge to me. Eventhough I don’t need it. If you think you need it, I’d say talk to your boss instead and make sure you are not measured on time being green in Teams, but your real effort. But it is fun to tinker with electronics anyway :)
The products and projects mentioned above can be found on the internet.
In this project I use a microbit v1 controller and a servo. The servo is connected to 3V, GND and Pin2 using crocodile clips. That’s it. You can see how it is connected here:
I connected my mouse to the servo using a steel wire and a piece of tape.
For this I just created a piece of block programming directly makecode.microbit.org. In “Forever” block add “servo write…” and in the value add “pick random from 1 to 180”.
After that pause for 30 seconds.