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Sci Fi Your Pi

5 Posts authored by: sebathorus
Hello all     This is probably the last post I write before the end of "Sci Fi Your Pi" challenge and I want to take this occasion to thank Element14, sponsors and everyone involved in launching and managing this challenge and also for the opportunity to be part of it.     Although I did not manage to take this this project where I wanted, in this post I'll show you the current status of Cybernetic Computer Interface project. For those of you not knowing what Cybernetic Co ...
Hello all   Not posted anything for some time but the project did not stalled at all.   What I have done so far:   - RaspberryPi + RTC + Display&Control assembled, installed and configured (shown in previous posts, 1, 2, 3) - build the power board - build control board for power LED and RGB strip - assembled charging modules for Li-Ion batteries - connected together all the above   In the following video you'll see a demo of almost all hardware used for Cybernetic ...
Hi everybody   Is time for a new step in Cybernetic Interface development - audio interface configuration. Because RaspberryPi lacks a microphone input, which I need for my project, I had to add and configure an external USB sound card. Due to space constraints I picked the smallest I could find,  Konig 3D Sound, based on C-Media CM108 Audio Controller. It worked from the first try, plugged directly in RPi USB port or in USB Hub. Configuration and testing steps are listed bellow ...
Hello   The parts arrived a week ago and I was glad to find all essential pieces inside.   The first step was to check the RaspberryPi_V2 and install Raspbian, 2015-02-16 at that time (I saw a new one - 2015-05-05 - came out since) and made usual configuration, expand FS, enable camera and network configuration for remote access.   This was my first contact with the RaspberryPi_V2 and I'm pleased about it. Improved CPU, Micro-SD slot and the 4 USBs are so far the most importan ...
StarWars was THE SciFi movie of my childhood and still one of my favorites. StarWars universe represents a great source of inspiration from starships to robots, weapons, armors, clothes and various gadgets. The source of inspiration for my project is "Borg Construct Aj^6" device, used by Lobot in Cloud City - StarWars - Episode 5 - Empire Strikes Back. Besides the Lobot from original Star Wars series, AJ^6 device was used by other characters from extended Star Wars universe.   The "official ...