Pixar lamp robot made with an ODROID-U3 provides inspiration

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Not strictly Raspberry Pi, but I reckon it would be possible to reproduce with a Pi 2.

Here’s a lovely project from Jochen Alt. It is a robot lamp called Luci which uses an ATmega chip to generate PWM signals for the servo motors. The ATmega is itself controlled by an ODROID-U3 which does the facial recognition and computation of trajectories. The video is below. Head over to YouTube to leave Jochen some feedback!

3 comments for “Pixar lamp robot made with an ODROID-U3 provides inspiration

  1. Jochen Alt
    13 August 2015 at 1:00 pm

    … there’s no reason why this should not run on a PI 2, although quite cpu intense, mostly induced by opencv

    Cheers
    Jochen

    • recantha
      14 August 2015 at 8:44 am

      Thanks Jochen. And well done on a great project – really inspiring 🙂

  2. 19 August 2015 at 9:03 pm

    I’d imagine something like this, though a bit more practical, could be on a Kickstarter campaign or something of the like.

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