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PiCasso Design Challenge

7 Posts authored by: shwetankv007
Hello again, in continuation with the project blogs, this blog is to update about the almost final enclosure for the musical picasso project. I used MDF board to make the sides of the enclosure along with a black vinyl to give a decent look. The major issue was to assemble all the electronics inside the box area, including the power and control board for driving the LCD, raspberry pi and the Pi camera, a relay board for light control and audio amplifier to drive the 1.5watt speakers. All the co ...
Hello everyone, this blog is in continuation with the Musical Picasso project where I have been trying to make a Wall mount LCD screen module that is capable of giving an overall soothing Art experience to the users. Till the previous blogs I have doing work mainly on the enclosure to house all the things and get the project to a closing. Next blog is with the final enclosure and all other things connected. In order to make the GUI for the same I have been using PyQt5, which turned out to be a ...
Hello again, the blog is in continuation with the existing development of the Musical Pi-Casso project that I have been working on as a sponsored design challenger. To be very honest I have literally enjoyed every minute of working on the project. Though I got limited time to work on it. This blog is all about the update on the same. Till now I have been able to work around a few software related progress including the GUI and Image processing side. Considering all the things now was the time t ...
Hello everyone, this is the blog in continuation to the musical picasso project. As discussed in the previous blog. I am looking forward to get a single software program that can perform the GUI and image processing stuff altogether with the lights control. After researching for some time I came across a lot of options to make the GUI for the project:- 1. GUIZERO I started with this and the package was literally easy to use, however there were not much that can be done on the customization si ...
Hello everyone, got hung up with some commitments and thus the project has been running very slowly lately. I prepared the workflow but never got time to update the same of the forum. I will be posting three consecutive blogs to tell about the workflow of the build and current status on the project. Moving on, the project was thought of being an all in one Art installation to give audio, picture and vision feel. I have shared the proposal which states the basic user requirements and possible fe ...
After the selection as a sponsored design challenger I started planning about the build and articulating about the tools and software required for the same. In the mean time I received the kit for the same. Below is the brief unboxing and the components involved.   I have discussed about the project in the first blog post and would be using it for future references to confirm the features of the final build. So for the Musical Pi-Casso I want to have following components:- LCD screen f ...
Musical Pi-Casso Hello everyone, I am excited to participate and get involved in the build for the project and hopefully finish within the designated time. This is my first time participating in any design challenge and I am pumped to get the things going. Below is the complete idea of the project and all the plans to go for the build and everything. As the title goes, the product proposed is to create an interactive environment for people by technical art installation. The product is a wall ...