Face Tracking using a Raspberry Pi with the Camera Module!

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Steps to setup a Raspberry Pi and Install Open CV (for Python 2.7)

Steps given for friends who wanted to setup their own Raspberry Pi’s before my class.¬† I recorded the video, and will post it later. All steps done starting with image: 2015-05-05-raspbian-wheezy.img Install Raspian: https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian/ and follow the install guide: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/installation/installing-images/README.md – Basically, on a mac, running sudo dd bs=1m if=2015-05-05-raspbian-wheezy.img of=/dev/disk2s1 – This will take […]

Raspberry Pi Class Slides

Here are the slides I put together for the class I’m doing on Monday. I’ll post the video afterwards if it’s worth it. Let me know if you have any questions! Raspberry Pi Powerpoint Slides

My own Claptrap – Robotics Project

So, some of you know that I’ve been working on building my own Claptrap. (If you don’t know who claptrap is, check out the video link at the end of the post.) The first step was to get a 3d rendering of him. Luckily, I was able to find one online. Problem was that it […]

Self-lighting Light Bulb

I went as Uncle Fester from the Addams Family to my brothers wedding. (It went along with the theme of the night.) Part of the costume involved a light bulb that lights up on its own. I created an instructable showing how it’s done. Check it out.

San Francisco Amateur Astronomer banners

I created some Banners, Parking Signs, and Stickers using the SFAA Logo for the club. They were all created using the CNC Vinyl cutter at the techshop. Being my first venture into that area, I’m actually impressed with how well they came out. The stickers and one of the banners was created using glow-in-the-dark vinyl, […]

Laser Engraved iPhone

Did some laser engraving on my iPhone. Turned out pretty well. I’m happy with the results. What do you think?

Rhythm Player – Arduino Based Rhythm Automatic Game Player

This is the code behind an Arduino based Rhythm game (Rock Band, Guitar Hero, etc) automatic player. The project consisted of 3 sub-projects: Rhythm Player Midi – This project is designed to read the midi files from the disk and create an intermediary file displays the notes and the delay between each note. The code […]

Rock Band – Visual Detection

As I started working on my Arduino Rock Band Player, I originally attempted to read the screen and watch the notes as they scrolled down the screen. It was an interesting project that let me attempt my hand at scaling, cutting, creating histograms, and other computer vision techniques. This also let me try my hand […]