After reading this chapter, you should have acquired knowledge of the following subjects and be able to build your own hardware system for a smart light product:

  • Components of a smart light system, implementation of smart light functions, and functional modules of smart LED lights.

  • Principles and methods of LED dimming and color changing.

  • Implementing PWM control and wireless communication based on ESP32-C3.

  • Selecting antenna for wireless communication, and the main parameters and testing methods of Wi-Fi RF performance.

  • Features of ESP32-C3 and its core circuit design.

  • Selecting ESP32-C3 module to simplify application design for smart light products.

  • Guidelines for designing smart light products based on ESP32-C3.