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December 5, 2016 AT 1:00 pm

Harry Potter fans create a fully-functioning smart wand

Components TheMuggleWand

We wonder if this brilliant project would make it into the Muggle Studies curriculum at Hogwarts, or if maybe it’s too meta…

Via the Arduino Blog:

In the Harry Potter series, a Muggle is a person who lacks any sort of magical ability. Growing up reading these books, one can only imagine what it would be like to cast spells using a wand. Well, wonder no more as a group of NYC Muggles decided to build their own smart wand that can ‘magically’ control devices over Wi-Fi.

The 3D-printed wand is equipped with a voice recognition module that lets users cast spells of their own with a flick of the wrist, like ordering takeout from delivery.com, turning the lights on and off, as well as playing and silencing music.

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