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Make An Oktoberfect Of Things Beer Table


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Help your sever keep your beer mug full with an Oktoberfest of Things beer table. via instructables

The Oktoberfest of Things is a a community of makers that gather each year around the Oktoberfest in Munich (or elsewhere soon?) and hack the Oktoberfest. Inspired by the Internet of Things, we discovered the Oktoberfest as the perfect setting for trying out all kind of crazy ideas.

The hybris labs team, a small research lab part of hybris/SAP decided to support the Oktoberfest of Things with our own Oktoberfest of Things Beer Table in 2014. After creating and showing the table in 2014, we’ve moved it into our permanent showroom in Munich and now get requests from other teams to recreate our table. So we thought it would be cool to create this tutorial and help you to create your own table.

What does it do?

The beer table uses sensors to track the lifts of the beer mugs. These events are finally received in a web ui that tracks the lifts and also updates the fill level of each beer mug based on the number of lifts. This is extremely handy as the waiter will be informed about the level of beer in your mug and bring you a new one just in time. In addition, we implemented a double-beer-coaster-tap event, so double-tapping the coaster will highlight the mug in the web ui. This could be used to call the waiter for food for example. Yes, it’s pretty useless but a fun gadget.

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