I’m no master woodworker. But I do make robotic woodworking tools, so naturally I spend lots of time putting those tools to the test in the wood shop!
J.A.R.V.I.S. is my custom-built home automation platform. I can control my lights, music, shades, and more through a natural language interface.
RainCloud Umbrella Minder
This smart, open-source, umbrella stand ensures you always have your umbrella on rainy days, by checking the weather, and illuminating when the forecast calls for rain.
Control my Cap
For my Cornell Masters Graduation, I built a web-connected, linux-equipped, LED-laden Graduation cap. Hundreds of people used my mobile web app to control my cap.
FPGA AI for Super Mario Bros.
Developed as a final project for Cornell’s Advanced Microcontrollers course, this AI watches a live feed of Super Mario from an NES and plays the games in real time.
face(book)^2 @ the Summer of Hack
Jason Wright and I hollowed out a book and crammed facebook into it using character displays, microcontrollers, and wireless transceivers.
Hack the PopShop
In just 24 hours, my 3-person hack-a-thon team built the winning PopShop hack by building a gesture recognition system to control the lights and music within the PopShop.
The RoboClaw uses a Propeller chip paired with a small server to enable remote claw control via a web interface. A webcam streams to the claw-control webpage.
Nerf Sentry Gun
The Nerf Sentry Gun implements a webcam and image recognition software to identify/track intruders and fire darts at them. It tweets and uploads images.
DeepNote Guitar Hero Bot
The DeepNote Bot uses photodiodes, a Parallax Propeller, and parallel processing software to play the Guitar Hero video game in real time with 99% accuracy.