Another fun lock down project I tried today was stop motion photography. Using a camera and Dragonframe, I tried a few simple stop motion videos:
I watched this refreshing video on improving Voice User Interfaces. I can see how it could be used to improve many telephone menus I’ve used.
I created a case for my ESP32 E‑Paper Status Display using Fusion 360, Cura and a 3D printer. It is available to download at Thingiverse.
Using an ESP-32 board with an embedded E‑Paper display, I created a gadget that shows status information from my web server. E‑Paper, also known as E‑Ink, only needs power when being updated, and uses no power between updates. This means that the gadget can be powered for weeks from a rechargeable battery. The purpose of … Read More
For a long time I have wanted to build a remote controlled robot car capable of being controlled via the Internet, at long ranges using 4G/LTE cellular connectivity. So I did. I used a Raspberry Pi 3B+, an Adafruit DC and Stepper Motor Hat, and a Logitech C930e USB UVC webcam. The robot is capable … Read More
I’ve noticed many people having problems watching the cameras, as the official web site still uses the now defunct Flash, so I wrote this short guide on a way to play the live stream from the cameras: For PC and Mac Download and install VLC Player Download this file (right click and Save As): https://www.jonhassall.com/downloads/ntufalconcams.m3u … Read More
Using NodeJS and Express, I created a web interface to remotely control the pen drawing robot ‘Line-Us.’ Available from Cool Components. You can watch a video of it functioning here: And my project’s source code is available on GitHub: https://github.com/jonhassall/line-us-web The robot is available to purchase here: https://www.line-us.com/