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November 13, 2015 AT 10:00 am

Project: PiDesk – A Raspberry Pi controlled, futuristic desk #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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The desk of the future? From Frederick Vandenbosch found via hackaday.

This is the summary post of a project I created as part of element14’s Sci Fi Your Pi Design Challenge: PiDesk.

Blog posts

Over the course of the challenge, a lot of content was created. I experimented with a new blogging approach with which I separated project updates from guides. The guides were kept as generic as possible, so that readers would not be required to know about the challenge to understand the content. With the challenge over, I’ll be renaming the guides and moving them to the appropriate sections of the website, hopefully making them easier to find for others. They will however remain linked in the project updates, so no information is lost in the process.

All posts are available on the element14 website and can be found using this link.

Project Summary

If this is the first time you stumble upon a PiDesk blog post, have a look at the blog posts above. To get a quick idea of what the project is about, have a look at the pictures below.

The collages represent different parts of the project in different stages. The final result is unveiled at the end of this post. To summarise though, the goal was to create a futuristic desk. I did so by integrating things such as LEDs, a wireless charger and capacitive touch controls inside the desk. There is even a computer that pops out of the desk when the correct button is touched!

Read more.

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  1. Thanks for sharing my project! 🙂

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