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This Raspberry Pi Tricorder Scans Lifeforms and Detects RF Signals #SciFiScanner #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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Saveitforparts on YouTube made this very cool Trekkie tricoder that scans and displays. Its great to watch the process and refinement of ideas throughout the video’s.

Via Tom’s Hardware:

Emerson’s handheld scanner is built on top of a Raspberry Pi and uses various sensors to scan for RF signals and thermal bodies. It even has a built-in speaker to play the radio signals out loud.

This was Emerson’s first foray into Raspberry Pi territory and the results were absolutely worth it. The test version of the Raspberry Pi scanner was housed inside a Tupperware container which he affectionately dubbed the world’s first redneck tricorder and, according to Emerson, was able to accurately detect a Klingon trailer park.

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