Acrophobia, a nervous machine with no human-serving goal, but with a single fear: of dropping the ball.
Unlike any other ball balancing machine, Acrophobia has no interest in keeping the ball centered. She is just afraid to drop it, getting trapped in near-infinite loops of her own making.
Hardware: Custom designed MDF and cardboard rack & pinion mechanisms, Turnigy Servomotors, Raspberry Pi 2, PiCamera.
Software: OpenCV and Python, VNC server for remote control
Each Friday is PiDay here at Adafruit! Be sure to check out our posts, tutorials and new Raspberry Pi related products. Adafruit has the largest and best selection of Raspberry Pi accessories and all the code & tutorials to get you up and running in no time!
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 — SoftBank Invests $300 Million in WeWork
Wearables — Foam feathers
Electronics — Have the need for speed? This diode might be right for you
Biohacking — Daptly to Release a Commercial Smart Mirror
No comments yet.
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.