Wash-A-Lot-Bot! A DIY Hand Washing Timer 🧼 @roboweek #NationalRoboticsWeek #RoboWeek #MakeRobotFriend
Handy project to celebrate RoboWeek from Gautam Bose, Lucas Ochoa up on Hackster.io.
Hi! We’re Lucas and Gautam, two makers in New York 🏙 who have been collaborating on projects with friends at Google Creative Lab.
Using proper hand-washing technique is one of the five things you can do right now to help keep yourself and others healthy. The CDC recommends washing for 20 seconds, so while stuck at home, we made this DIY hand washing timer to help nudge everyone in the right direction. We call it – the Wash-A-Lot-Bot!
This project is for people of all ages and skill-levels, and all the parts can be ordered from Adafruit, SparkFun, or any electronics retailer for roughly $35.
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