Smart Mirror pt.3: Hardware - February 21, 2017 22:35
I'm mostly done with the hardware now, so I'll present the overall design in this post and explain my solutions to some challenges I encountered along the way. There will be another post on software later.
Smart Mirror: Module development guide - February 10, 2017 17:26
This is a simple guide on how to develop a module for the Smartmirror project. A detailed description of style guides and APIs can be found in the repo.
The repo should contain the follo ...
Smart Mirror pt.2: Concept Improvements - February 10, 2017 13:12
I'm quite far with the build now, and I'll talk about specific software and hardware parts later on. In this post I'll outline what I changed about the initial concept, and why I made those changes.
- I went with a 27 inch Philips LCD ...
Smart Mirror pt.1: The concept - February 10, 2017 12:54
I recently saw multiple posts about smart mirrors, so I decided to give this a try myself, and I want to document the process, and whether I succeed, here. This first part is about figuring out what components to use, what should be possible once it' ...
Arduino home electricity relays - May 9, 2016 22:38
I wanted to try some simple projects using relays and the Arduino (or possibly Raspberry PI later on) to toggle standard electric devices in my house on and off. Lights, my stereo, things like that.
I looked on Amazon for some relays that can have ...
Arduino Game PC Power Switch - April 4, 2016 12:24
This and a following article will explain how to build a simple hardware game with an Arduino and use it to turn on a Computer.
Two years ago I built a PC case of wood. I also used a standard lock to turn the PC on instead of a normal Power button ...