Padawan Shadow is based on the original Padawan system and was developed by Darren Blum.
The Shadow stands for Small Handheld Arduino Droid Operating Wand.
And this wand is the small PS3 Move Navigation Controller
Latest update was 2014-11
Arduino 2560 with USB Host Shield or Arduino Mega ADK
Class 1 CSR 4.0 USB Bluetooth Dongle (Note: Class 1 is important for range!)
PS3 Move Navigation Controller
Sparkfun MP3 Trigger (or others. see Astromechwiki)
Speaker + Amp
Motors for dome drive and feet.
The Padawan can control Teeces lights and R-Series Holoprojectors, sound. driving system and dome rotation
There’s even an addon for sensors.
The successor of Padawan Shadow is Shadow MD
Link on Astromech Wiki:
Link to original topics:
Link to Software on Github:
Link to Sensor Code on Github: