• Concept: Brainwave-reactive, animatronic horns and wings based on fantastical beings. Beautiful and animalistic.
• Materials: Necomimi, leather, ribbon, metal, feathers, LEDs, wire, yarn.
• Construction: December ’12 – January ’13
The Necomimi Brainwave Cat Ears by NeuroSky detect fluctuations in brain wave activity to twitch and wiggle a pair of fuzzy cat ears atop your head, visually indicating your attention level. We decided to take them apart to see how they work! Watch the video on YouTube (please subscribe!) and Vimeo, and checkout the teardown details on the Adafruit Learning System.
Tools used in this teardown:
- Precision screwdriver set
- Soldering iron
- Solder wick
- Flush diagonal cutters
- Helping hand tool
- USB microscope with articulated stand
Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.
Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!
Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground” – Adafruit’s Apps!
Maker Business — Steve Ballmer Serves Up a Fascinating Data Trove
Wearables — Chalk it up
Electronics — Look to ferrites (no, not ferrets, the European polecat) when faced with high frequency
Biohacking — A Run in the Altra IQ Smart Shoes
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.