Art is often made to appeal to a specific set of viewers. This is the 10th blog in a series exploring the idea of using AI to recognize a viewer and adapt art to their age or interest. The intent is to encourage early art appreciation while being attractive to all household members.
In previous posts the build, facial recognition, art, and art viewer have been presented individually as the phases of the project progressed. In this post the integrated project is demonstrated and compared to the original concept. The block diagram is updated.
Updated Block Diagram
There have been several changes as the project progressed and these are reflected in the revised block diagram. The more significant changes are:
- Ultrasonic sensor removed - OpenCV and the camera do a good job sensing people and an ultrasonic sensor is not required
- Pi Face and physical movement not implemented - this may be implemented in future but the current design has limited space to add the feature
I tidied up the wiring a bit and now have the full package working. The integrated hardware and software is demonstrated in the following video.
Hardware Happy Hour
There is a Hardware Happy Hour monthly here in Seattle where a group gets together at one of the local brew pubs and shows things they are working on. If you are in Seattle the first Thursday of the month be sure and drop by. I had the PiCasso Art Deluxe on display last night and the retro look got a lot of attention as well as "what does it do?"...