Smart Security Camera

Smart Security Camera

“IoT Raspberry Pi security camera running OpenCV for object detection. The camera will send an email with an image of any objects it detects. Check out this video to see a summary of the build steps and the completed camera: Building the Housing The housing consists of two components made from 1/4” (really 0.22” - 0.23”) medium density …

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Binary Clock with Arduino and Plywood

Binary Clock with Arduino and Plywood

“A timepiece that allows to stop and think about the essence of time, and also a fun project to build! Binary Clock Prototype Building a binary clockBackgroundA couple of years ago I wanted to try out some iot-related stuff. I bought a couple of Arduino-boards and some random components and started fiddling around. At first I started out by trying …

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Herboponic- a Hydroponic Herb Garden

Herboponic- a Hydroponic Herb Garden

“Recently, I’ve become interested in constructing herb gardens that can be found in the cities, where there is limited access to fresh soil. Most could use pots and soil bought at a local Home Depot or Lowes; however in small apartments these may be hard to use because of space and attention needed. With a hydroponic, one can maintain …

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DIY Acrylic RGB LED Sign

DIY Acrylic RGB LED Sign

“In this instructable, I am going to show you how to make a multi colored LED edge lit sign.The sign is engraved on a clear acrylic sheet by using a Dremel rotary tool and flex shaft attachment.I have used an A5 sized 5mm thick sheet. This was my first time attempting to etch the acrylic sheet, but I …

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DIY LED Panel

DIY LED Panel

“If you had ever made a video with any type of camera even with your cell phone you propably know how important is lighting. If you had ever work in dark place you also know that good light is necessary. I also need one but I haven’t a huge amount of money in my pocket to spend for this …

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Clemson Tiger Paw Decoration Back-lit With WS2812 LED Strips

Clemson Tiger Paw Decoration Back-lit With WS2812 LED Strips

“Clemson’s makerspace in the Watt’s center has a laser cutter, and I wanted to put it to good use. I thought making a back-lit tiger paw would be cool, but I also wanted to do something with edge-lit acrylic. This project is the combination of both desires. I’ll probably refer to it as WallPaw several times during …

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Interactive Laser Sheet Generator With Arduino

Interactive Laser Sheet Generator With Arduino

“Lasers can be used to create incredible visual effects. In this project, I constructed a new type of laser display that is interactive and plays music. The device rotates two lasers to form two vortex-like sheets of light. I included distance sensors in the device so that the laser sheets could be manipulated by moving your hand towards them. As …

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Arduino Word Clock

Arduino Word Clock

“A clock that let you read the time, for real! What about a clock that speaks the user own language? Here it is! The core concept of this clock is that during the day, only the letters needed to create the current time in words will be on, while the others will be off. The first thing to do is …

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