Additionally, the robot’s software (RoboDance) also features voice commands and Wii remote control. For full info, see the incredibly detailed article about the build process.
From the kitchen, the soda lines are fed through into the garage where the soda syrups are connected to the pumps. A CO2 canister adds a little fizz to proceedings.
Does it add value to the home? Depends. Any bachelor with a ton of friends would love it. A regular family…probably not. None the less, it’s still a uniquely cool mod and we couldn’t pass it by
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The 8 hard drives supply over 16TB of space which is more than adequate for even the most avid data collector. A 120mm single fan keeps the drives functioning at a workable temperature. Power-wise, the unit performs better than you might imagine, using just 90watts under load, writing at a respectable 88MB/s with 266MB/s read speed.
Oh, and did we mention that you can dual boot the iPhone OS and Android? You can! That means you’ll be able to use all of the 38,000 Android apps (some of which are banned from the iPhone) as well as your old iPhone apps.
Once the rig has been built and hooked up to a laptop running the code, the steel bearing can be placed anywhere on the board and made to follow either pre-programmed routines or via mouse control. The webcam tracks the ball, keeping it from falling off the edge. Check out the full details and code.
The Facade Printer functionally is like a modified paintball gun. The nozzle which shoots the paintballs is mounted on a 2-axis turntable which is controlled by a few standard motors.
It’s special printing software reads an image file that is converted into wall art. The software does the calculations and positions or scales the image precisely using infra-red.