Category Archives: 07. Mini-Project

A few things

Here are a few things I never got around to posting: miniproject: For my miniproject i hooked up a scale to my arduino to read in its values. My goal was to create a medication tracking device that based on … Continue reading

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Mini-Project: Facebook Poker

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Mini Project | The Intelligent Christmas Tree

The Vision For this project I wanted to bridge the gap between the electronics work we’ve been doing in class (breadboard and Arduino work) with the household electronics I’m very familiar with on a surface level, but whose inner workings … Continue reading

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TraceBot

TraceBot is a drawing machine designed to raster light and shadow. The pen scans the drawing area and when there is shadow the onboard microcontroller signals the motors to rasterize the light as a pixel. As the bot scans the … Continue reading

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mini project | arduino + processing

This mini project is an initial step toward the final project. It demonstrates how to take input from an arduino switch to trigger output from processing (and display different images on an external screen). The switch is made using aluminum foil. … Continue reading

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HW7 – Dream Machine

Concept Inspired by the movie Inception, I wanted to learn how to use RFID while I created a machine to tell you if you are awake or in a dream. Borrowing the movie’s idea of people using “totems” to keep … Continue reading

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Project Proposal | Message Revealer

What will I build?  / How will it work? I’m making a “message revealer.” (Imagine a magnifying glass.)  The device consists of two-pieces: a handheld LED display and a surface.  As the LED display is swiped across the surface, it … Continue reading

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